Intergenerational Equity And Sustainability by J. RoemerIntergenerational Equity And Sustainability by J. Roemer

Intergenerational Equity And Sustainability

byJ. Roemer

Hardcover | November 8, 2007

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This book addresses distributive justice across generations and includes original theories from distinguished economists on intergenerational equity, efficiency and rationality, which discuss policies on social security, pensions, and environmental degradation, as examples of policies of the present generation which impact upon future generations.
GEIR B. ASHEIM University of Oslo, Norway CLAUDE D' ASPREMONT Center for Operations Research and Econometrics, Université de Louvain, Belgium KAUSIK BASU Cornell University, USA CHARLES BLACKORBY University of Warwick, UK WALTER BOSSERT Université de Montréal, Canada DAVID DONALDSON University of British Columbia, Canada MARC FLEURBAEY...
Title:Intergenerational Equity And SustainabilityFormat:HardcoverDimensions:368 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 1 inPublished:November 8, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230007864

ISBN - 13:9780230007864


Table of Contents

Introduction; J.Roemer & K.Suzumura PART 1: EQUITY AMONG OVERLAPPING GENERATIONS Pension Contributions and Capital Accumulation; T.Ihori Equity and Efficiency in Overlapping Generations Economies; T.Shinotsuka, K.Suga, K.Suzumura & K.Tadenuma Social Security Pensions and Interregional Equity: The Japanese Case; N.Takayama PART 2: RANKING INFINITE UTILITY STREAMS A New Equity Condition for Infinite Utility Streams and the Possibility of Being Paretian; G.B.Asheim, T.Mitra & B.Tungodden Possibility Theorems for Equitably Aggregating Infinite Utility Systems; K.Basu & T.Mitra On the Existence of Paretian Social Welfare Quasi-orderings for Infinite Utility Streams with Extended Anonymity; T.Mitra & K.Basu Pareto Principle and Intergenerational Equity: Immediate Impatience, Universal Indifference and Impossibility; Y.Xu PART 3: INTERGENERATIONAL EVALUATIONS Formal Welfarism and Intergenerational Equity; C.d'Aspremont Intertemporal Social Evaluation; C.Blackorby, W.Bossert & D.Donaldson Intergenerational Fairness; M.Fleurbaey Person-Affecting Paretian Egaliterianism with Variable Population Size; B.Tungodden & P.Vallentyne PART 4: SUSTAINABILITY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT Intergenerational Justice and Sustainability under the Leximin Ethic; J.Roemer Intergenerational Justice, International Relations, and Sustainability; J.Roemer & R.Veneziani Intergenerational Equity and Human Development; J.Silvestre PART 5: LONG-RUN ISSUES OF INTERGENERATIONAL EQUITY Toward a Just Savings Principle; N.Van Long Normative Approaches to the Issues of Global Warming: Responsibility and Compensation; K.Suzumura & K.Tadenuma Fundamental Incompatibility Between Economic Efficiency, Intergenerational Equity and Sustainability; N.Yoshihara Index