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Degradação Ambiental e Teoria Econômica: Algumas Reflexões sobre uma “Economia dos Ecossistemas”

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  • Daniel Caixeta Andrade

    (Universidade Federal de Uberlândia)

  • Ademar Ribeiro Romeiro

    (Universidade Estadual de Campinas)

Abstract

There are few consistent theoretical reflections on the suitability of economic instruments per se in facing the issue of natural capital degradation. This paper presents some considerations about the relationship between environmental degradation and economic theory in a critical perspective. The guiding assumption of the arguments is that the treatment given so far to the environment is largely reductionist, which must necessarily be overcome by a transdisciplinary approach. The sequencing of the ideas outlined converges to the need of building this new framework, referred to here as “Economics of Ecosystems”.

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  • Daniel Caixeta Andrade & Ademar Ribeiro Romeiro, 2011. "Degradação Ambiental e Teoria Econômica: Algumas Reflexões sobre uma “Economia dos Ecossistemas”," Economia, ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pósgraduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Economics], vol. 12(1), pages 3-26.
  • Handle: RePEc:anp:econom:v:12:y:2011:i:1:3_26
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    1. McCracken, Michael W., 2007. "Asymptotics for out of sample tests of Granger causality," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, pages 719-752.
    2. Ang, Andrew & Piazzesi, Monika & Wei, Min, 2006. "What does the yield curve tell us about GDP growth?," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, pages 359-403.
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    Keywords

    Capital Natural; Sistema Econômico; Serviços Ecossistêmicos; “Economia dos Ecossistemas”;

    JEL classification:

    • Q50 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - General
    • Q57 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Ecological Economics

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