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Author Bosetti, Valentina.

Title Modelling Sustainable Development : Transitions to a Sustainable Future
Published Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Pub., 2009
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Description 1 online resource (276 pages)
Series The Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei Series on Economics, the Environment and Sustainable Development
Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei Series on Economics, the Environment and Sustainable Development
Contents Cover; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Foreword: Challenges of Sustainability toEconomics; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Modelling Sustainability -- The TranSust Project; PART I Defining Sustainability; 1. Economic Models for Sustainable Development; 2. Designing Sustainability Policy; 3. An American View of Sustainability; PART II Issues in Modelling Sustainability; 4. Implementing the EU Sustainability Indicators; 5. Interpreting Environmental Policy Cost Measures; 6. Technical Progress in TranSust Models
15. Economic Impacts of GHG Emission Reductions: An Overview of Multiple Model Calculations16. Transition to Sustainability: Some Preliminary Conclusions; Index
7. Revenue Recycling and Labour Markets: Effects on Costs of Policies for Sustainability8. Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage Supporting Sustainable Energy Systems; PART III Model Descriptions; 9. Market Allocation Model (MARKAL) at ECN; 10. A Hybrid Model: DEMETER; 11. Impact Assessment of Climate Policies (IMACLIM-S); 12. The Energy-Environment-Economy Model for Europe (E3ME); 13. An Endogenous Technical Change Model: FEEM-RICE; 14. Policy Analysis Based on Computable Equilibrium (PACE); PART IV Synthesis of TranSust
Summary This insightful book explores the issue of sustainable development in its more operative and applied sense. Although a great deal of research has addressed potential interpretations and definitions of sustainable development, much of this work is too abstract to offer policy-makers and researchers the feasible and effective guidelines they require. This book attempts to redress the balance. The authors highlight how various indicators and aggregate measures can be included in models that are used for decision-making support and sustainability assessment. They also demonstrate the importance of
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Economic policy.
Sustainable development -- Mathematical models.
Form Electronic book
Author Gerlagh, Reyer.
Schleicher, Stefan P
ISBN 0857937146