Natural Resource Management: Challenges and Policy Options
AbstractMuch of the improvement in living standards in developed and developing countries alike is attributable to the exploitation of nonrenewable and renewable resources. The problem is to know when the exploitation occurs at rates and with technologies that are sustainable. If they are not sustainable, this state of affairs presents a serious problem for the future. A long-term management perspective is needed in order to avoid irreversible degradation of renewable resources. This paper examines major challenges to natural resource management as well as policy options.
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Natural resources; policy instruments; property rights; environmental regulations; tradable quotas; taxes; voluntary agreements; liability; subsidies; subsidy reduction; deposit-refunds.;
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- Jessica Coria & Thomas Sterner, 2011. "Natural Resource Management: Challenges and Policy Options," Annual Review of Resource Economics, Annual Reviews, Annual Reviews, vol. 3(1), pages 203-230, October.
- Q50 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - General
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2011-01-23 (All new papers)
- NEP-ENE-2011-01-23 (Energy Economics)
- NEP-ENV-2011-01-23 (Environmental Economics)
- NEP-REG-2011-01-23 (Regulation)
- NEP-RES-2011-01-23 (Resource Economics)
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