The Economics of International Environmental Agreements

1st Edition

Amitrajeet A Batabyal

Routledge
Published November 2, 2017
Reference - 282 Pages
ISBN 9781138705227 - CAT# Y323984
Series: Routledge Revivals

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Summary

This title was first published in 2000:  Conflicts between developed and developing countries over global environmental problems, and the fact that the co-operation required to solve environmental collective action problems is typically elusive in the world of international relations, suggests a research agenda regarding how one might hop to bring about co-operation in an inherently non-co-operative international setting. In particular, what can economic theory tell us about the design of international environmental agreements (IEAs) that will protect the world's fragile environmental resources? This book collects work on IEAs which demonstrates the value of rigorous microeconomic and econometric modelling in comprehending the many and varied facets of the design and implementation in IEAs.

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