Welfare measurement in imperfect markets a growth theoretical approach

This book cleverly integrates the research on welfare measurement and social accounting in imperfect market economies. In their previously acclaimed volume, Welfare Measurement, Sustainability and Green National Accounting, the authors focused on the external effects associated with environmental da...

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Main Author: Aronsson, Thomas
Corporate Author: Edward Elgar Publishing
Other Authors: Löfgren, Karl-Gustaf, Backlund, Kenneth
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Northhampton, Mass Edward Elgar Pub 2004
Series:New horizons in environmental economics
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Collection: Edward Elgar eBooks Archive 1993-2015 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This book cleverly integrates the research on welfare measurement and social accounting in imperfect market economies. In their previously acclaimed volume, Welfare Measurement, Sustainability and Green National Accounting, the authors focused on the external effects associated with environmental damage and analysed their role in the context of social accounting. This book adopts a much broader perspective by analysing a wide spectrum of resource allocation problems of real-world market economies
1. Introduction -- 2. Our workhorse : the Brock model -- 3. A money-metrics version of Weitzman's welfare theorem -- 4. An almost practical step towards green accounting? -- 5. Green accounting and distortionary taxation -- 6. Green accounting and green taxes in the global economy -- 7. Numerical applications : dynamic global economy models -- 8. Three emerging issues in social accounting -- 9. Welfare measurement under uncertainty
Physical Description:viii, 196 p ill
ISBN:9781840647792
9781845421519
1840647795