IDEAS home Printed from
MyIDEAS: Log in (now much improved!) to save this paper

Comment: The Economics of Interdependent Renewable and Non-renewable Resources revisited

  • Viktoria Kahui


    (Department of Economics, University of Otago)

  • Claire W. Armstrong


    (Norwegian College of Fisheries Science, University of Tromso, Norway)

Registered author(s):

    This work expands upon Swallow's theoretical analysis of interactions between renewable and non-renewable resources. In this comment the interaction is such that the renewable resource prefers the non-renewable environment, as opposed to SwallowÕs (op cit) case of the non-renewable environment being essential to the renewable resource. We find that this difference strongly affects the results, and makes the resources change from being complements to being substitutes, i.e. in the essential case profits from active development of the non-renewable resource come at the cost of reducing the optimal stock level for the renewable resource, while a preferred habitat implies the impacts of development can be offset by allowing for a larger renewable stock level.

    If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.

    File URL:
    File Function: First version, 2009
    Download Restriction: no

    Paper provided by University of Otago, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 0904.

    in new window

    Length: 16 pages
    Date of creation: May 2009
    Date of revision: May 2009
    Handle: RePEc:otg:wpaper:0904
    Contact details of provider: Postal:
    P.O. Box 56, Dunedin

    Phone: +64 3 479 8725
    Fax: 64 3 479 8171
    Web page:

    More information through EDIRC

    No references listed on IDEAS
    You can help add them by filling out this form.

    This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

    When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:otg:wpaper:0904. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Janet Bryant)

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

    If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    This information is provided to you by IDEAS at the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis using RePEc data.