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Sustainable growth in a resource-based economy: the extraction-saving relationship

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The paper presents two new results for the Dasgupta-Heal-Solow-Stiglitz model with an essential nonrenewable resource: (1) the pattern of resource extraction can be more important for sustainable growth than the pattern of saving when the Hotelling Rule modifier is not small enough; (2) the qualitative behavior of the long-run per capita output can be examined along any smooth enough path of extraction for any variable saving rate using the "index of sustainable extraction" introduced in the paper.

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  • Bazhanov, Andrei, 2008. "Sustainable growth in a resource-based economy: the extraction-saving relationship," MPRA Paper 12350, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    Keywords

    modified Hotelling Rule; imperfect economy; sustainable growth; index of sustainable extraction; Hubbert curve consumption;

    JEL classification:

    • Q38 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Nonrenewable Resources and Conservation - - - Government Policy (includes OPEC Policy)
    • Q32 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Nonrenewable Resources and Conservation - - - Exhaustible Resources and Economic Development
    • O47 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - Empirical Studies of Economic Growth; Aggregate Productivity; Cross-Country Output Convergence
    • O13 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Agriculture; Natural Resources; Environment; Other Primary Products

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