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Author Hannesson, RgĖ˛nvaldur

Title Investing for sustainability : the management of mineral wealth / by RgĖ˛nvaldur Hannesson
Published Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers ; Norwell, Mass. : Distributors for North, Central and South America, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001


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Description ix, 109 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Ch. 1. The Elusive Concept of Sustainability -- Ch. 2. Mineral Wealth: What It Is -- Ch. 3. Mineral Rent Investment Funds -- Ch. 4. Nauru and Sustainability -- Ch. 5. The Alaska Permanent Fund -- Ch. 6. The Alberta Heritage Fund -- Ch. 7. The Norwegian Petroleum Fund -- Ch. 8. Conclusions
Summary "Investing for Sustainability: The Management of Mineral Wealth highlights mineral rents investment funds in Norway, Alaska and Alberta, all of which derive considerable revenues from the production of petroleum bound to diminish over time. The book examines the institutional and political framework in which these funds are embedded and how successfully they have been used for making non-renewable petroleum wealth permanent."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [99]-102) and index
Subject Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation.
Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund.
Statens petroeumsfond
Statens petroleumsfond (Norway)
Environmental protection -- Finance.
Mineral industries -- Environmental aspects -- Case studies.
Special funds.
Genre/Form Case studies.
LC no. 00067791
ISBN 0792372948