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A Rawlsian Approach to International Cooperation

  • Wolfgang Buchholz
  • Wolfgang Peters

Sowohl in der Ökonomischen Theorie des Föderalismus als auch in der Internationalen Umweltöko-nomik wird nach Bedingungen gesucht, unter denen Länder oder Ländergruppen bereit sind, in eine Kooperationsbeziehung mit anderen Ländern einzutreten. Der vorliegende Aufsatz entwickelt zu-nächst - im Rahmen des Standardmodells aus der Theorie öffentlicher Güter - ein allgemeines Kri-terium für freiwillige individuell rationale Kooperation mit dem Ziel der Bereitstellung eines inter-nationalen öffentlichen Gutes. Dieses Kriterium beruht auf dem Reziprozitäts-Gedanken und greift auf Fairness-Konzepte von Wicksell und Rawls zurück. Mit seiner Hilfe lassen sich einzelne Bestim-mungsfaktoren identifizieren, von denen es abhängt, ob sich für eine Ländergruppe der Beitritt zu einer internationalen Umweltkoalition lohnt. Dabei kommt sowohl dem Anpassungsverhalten der ur-sprünglichen Koalitions-Mitglieder als auch dem der nicht-kooperativen Auβenseiter entscheidende Bedeutung zu. Die theoretischen Überlegungen werden schlieβlich dazu verwendet, das aktuelle Ver-halten von Ländern und Ländergruppen (insbesondere der EU, der USA und der Entwicklungsländer) im Rahmen des Kyoto-Prozesses zu interpretieren und eine Einschätzung möglicher Zukunftspers-pektiven der globalen Klimaschutzpolitik zu geben. Copyright 2005 Blackwell Publishing Ltd..

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Volume (Year): 58 (2005)
Issue (Month): 1 (02)
Pages: 25-44

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