Intergenerational Equity And Sustainability

Hardcover | December 15, 2007

EditorJohn E. Roemer

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This book takes a unique and compreheisve look at intergenerational equity and sustainability.

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This book takes a unique and compreheisve look at intergenerational equity and sustainability.

JOHN ROEMER is Elizabeth S. and A. Varick Professor of Political Science and Economics at Yale University. KOTARO SUZUMURA is Professor of Economic Systems Analysis at the Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University, Japan.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.75 × 5.79 × 1 inPublished:December 15, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230007864

ISBN - 13:9780230007864

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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--K.Basu & T.Mitra * 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