Technology and the environment: an evolutionary approach to sustainable technological change
Abstract(WP 02/04 Clave pdf) The results of our model show that it would be advisable to undertake policies expressly aimed at the process of sustainable technological change in a way that is complementary to the conventional equilibrium oriented environmental policies. In short, the main objectives of this paper are to understand more fully the dynamics of the process of technological change, its role in sustainable development, and to assess the implications of this dynamic approach to techno-environmental policy. To achieve these goals we have developed an agent based model, using distributed artificial intelligence concepts drawn from the general methodology of social simulation.
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Date of creation: Jan 2004
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Agent-based models; Evolutionary models; Lock-in ; Standardization; Technology difussion; Sustainability;
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2005-07-25 (All new papers)
- NEP-CMP-2005-07-25 (Computational Economics)
- NEP-ENE-2005-07-25 (Energy Economics)
- NEP-ENV-2005-07-25 (Environmental Economics)
- NEP-ICT-2005-07-25 (Information & Communication Technologies)
- NEP-INO-2005-07-25 (Innovation)
- NEP-TID-2005-07-25 (Technology & Industrial Dynamics)
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