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On a relation between economic and thermodynamic optima


  • Berry, R. Stephen
  • Salamon, Peter
  • Heal, Geoffrey


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  • Berry, R. Stephen & Salamon, Peter & Heal, Geoffrey, 1978. "On a relation between economic and thermodynamic optima," Resources and Energy, Elsevier, vol. 1(2), pages 125-137, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:reseng:v:1:y:1978:i:2:p:125-137

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    1. Baumol, William J, 1972. "On Taxation and the Control of Externalities," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 62(3), pages 307-322, June.
    2. Anderson, Kent P., 1972. "Optimal growth when the stock of resources is finite and depletable," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 4(2), pages 256-267, April.
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    12. Bradford, Garnett L. & Eidman, Vernon R. & Jensen, Harald R., 1978. "A Systems Model Of The Indirect Energy Expended In Farm Machinery Production And Use," Staff Papers 13285, University of Minnesota, Department of Applied Economics.
    13. Chichilnisky, Graciela & Beltratti, Andrea & Heal, Geoffrey, 1998. "Sustainable use of renewable resources, Chapter 2.1," MPRA Paper 8815, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    14. Kaberger, Tomas & Mansson, Bengt, 2001. "Entropy and economic processes -- physics perspectives," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 36(1), pages 165-179, January.

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