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Latecomer development in a “greening” world: Introduction to the Special Issue

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  • Pegels, Anna
  • Altenburg, Tilman

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The current transgression of ecological boundaries requires a transformation to a ‘Green Economy’, with rigorous and fast reductions of pollution and resource consumption. Transformative policy reforms towards this aim can lead to economic co-benefits, but they can also be costly, at least for certain economic actors. Furthermore, they can involve trade-offs between current and future wellbeing.

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  • Pegels, Anna & Altenburg, Tilman, 2020. "Latecomer development in a “greening” world: Introduction to the Special Issue," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 135(C).
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:wdevel:v:135:y:2020:i:c:s0305750x20302102
    DOI: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2020.105084
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