03-03 "Reconciling Growth and Environment"
AbstractMacroeconomic theory and policy are strongly based on the assumption that economic growth is a fundamental goal. The environmental realities of the twenty- first century compel a reassessment of macro theory in terms of the impact of current growth patterns on planetary ecosystems.This paper examines the macroeconomic impacts of growth in terms of several major areas of conflict between economic demands and ecosystem capacities:
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- NEP-ALL-2003-04-13 (All new papers)
- NEP-ENE-2003-04-13 (Energy Economics)
- NEP-RES-2003-04-13 (Resource Economics)
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