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Towards an Inclusive Model of Sustainable Growth

  • Catarina Roseta-Palma


    (ISCTE - Department of Economics, UNIDE-ERC and DINÂMIA)

  • Alexandra Ferreira-Lopes


    (ISCTE - Department of Economics, UNIDE-ERC and DINÂMIA)

  • Tiago Neves Sequeira


    (UBI and INOVA)

Models of economic growth are typically based on the use of one or more stocks of productive assets to create goods for utility-generating consumption. The roles played by man-made capital, natural capital and human capital have been explored, often separately, in the literature, and more recently the notion of social capital has been brought to the fore. This paper provides an attempt to construct an inclusive model of growth that considers the different available assets, analysing sustainable consumption possibilities.

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Paper provided by ISCTE-IUL, Business Research Unit (BRU-IUL) in its series Working Papers Series 1 with number ercwp0408.

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Length: 19 pages
Date of creation: 15 Mar 2008
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Handle: RePEc:isc:iscwp1:ercwp0408
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