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Coalition Strategies and Reduction of GHG Emissions

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  • Vihang Patel

    (Indian Institute of Technology,Kharagpur)

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The Flexible Mechanisms articulated in the Kyoto Protocol provide a robust framework for emission reduction issue in a manner that is not just economically efficient, but is also pro-growth for trade. In the presence of liquid or illiquid markets, to attain higher value from the emission trading, we have shown that coalition strategies provide a pertinent alternative to production optimization measures which may not be feasible at times. The whole game is analyzed taking a resource based view of the strategic factor markets. We have also illustrated the measures needed to provide stability to the coalitions and hence the coalition strategies.

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Paper provided by EconWPA in its series Game Theory and Information with number 0501002.

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Length: 16 pages
Date of creation: 19 Jan 2005
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Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpga:0501002

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Keywords: coalition; strategy; game theory; emission; environment; resource based view; strategic factor market;

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