Hacia el Futuro: Energy, Economics and the Environment in 21st Century Mexico by Maria Eugenia IbarraránHacia el Futuro: Energy, Economics and the Environment in 21st Century Mexico by Maria Eugenia Ibarrarán

Hacia el Futuro: Energy, Economics and the Environment in 21st Century Mexico

byMaria Eugenia Ibarrarán, Roy Boyd

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The book focuses on the impact of energy policies on fossil fuel use, environmental quality, and economic growth in Mexico for the next 20 years. It examines the Mexican energy sector and its link to international trade, government revenues, economic welfare and environmental pollution. It also develops a Computable General Equilibrium model of the Mexican economy, paying attention to the energy sector and its links with other aspects of the aggregate economy.

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Title:Hacia el Futuro: Energy, Economics and the Environment in 21st Century MexicoFormat:PaperbackDimensions:250 pagesPublished:July 30, 2011Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9048171911

ISBN - 13:9789048171910

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PART 1: Chapter 1. Introduction.- 1. Structure of the Book.- 2. Chapter Content.-3. To the Users.- Chapter 2. Greenhouse Gass Emissions and Climate Change.- 1. The Chemistry of Climate Change in Brief.- 2. Economic Activity and Climate Change.- 3. The Politics of Climate Change.- 4. Conclusions.- Chapter 3. Forecasting the Impact of Climate Change.- 1. Emissions from Latin America.- 2. Emissions and Economic Activity.- 3. Possible Effects on Mexico.- 4. Conclusions.- Chapter 4. Energy Use in Mexico.- 1. Introduction.- 2. Demography and Urbanization.- 3. Economic Growth and Structural Change.- 4. Brief Overview of Energy Use.- 5. Energy Pricing and Fiscal Policy.- 6. Energy in Other Latin American Countries.- 7. Conclusions.- Chapter 5. Economic Theory, Emission Control, and Kyoto.- 1. Environmental Control Mechanisms.- 2. The Economics of Climate Change.- Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol.- 4. Economic Instruments.- 5. Latin America and the Kyoto Protocol.- 6. Conclusions.- Appendix.- PART 2: Chapter 6. The Dynamic General Equilibrium Model.- 1. The General Equilibrium Framework.- 2. Recent Modeling Efforts.- 3. Overall Structure of the Present Model.- 4. Calibration and Data.- Appendix.- Chapter 7. Simulation Results Under Perfect Competition.- 1. Features of the Model.- 2. Results.- 3. Conclusions.- Appendix.- Chapter 8. Simulation Results Under Imperfect Competition.- 1. Introducting Imperfect Markets.- 2. Results.- 3. Conclusions.- Appendix.- Chapter 9. Emissions Trading: Intersectoral and International.- 1. Introduction.- 2. Background.- 3. Modeling Structure.- 4. Results.- 5. Conclusions.- Chapter 10. Conclusions.- 1. Environmental and Economic Effects.- 2. Future energy Policies.- References.- Index