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Investment and resource policy under a modified Hotelling rule

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An extensive literature shows the importance of investment policy for sustainability of resource-based economies. The approaches of these studies are mostly based on theoretical results that examine the role of investments in a competitive optimizing economy. This paper extends some of these results by considering the dependence of current consumption change on investment under distortions causing modification of the standard Hotelling rule (HR). This extension implies that resource policy in the presence of the distortions can be more important for sustainability than under the standard HR. The examples of the analysis for distorted resource-based economies are provided.

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  • Bazhanov, Andrei, 2011. "Investment and resource policy under a modified Hotelling rule," MPRA Paper 32428, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    Keywords

    nonrenewable resource; sustainable development; resource policy; genuine investment; Hotelling rule;

    JEL classification:

    • Q32 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Nonrenewable Resources and Conservation - - - Exhaustible Resources and Economic Development
    • Q38 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Nonrenewable Resources and Conservation - - - Government Policy (includes OPEC Policy)
    • O43 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - Institutions and Growth
    • O13 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Agriculture; Natural Resources; Environment; Other Primary Products

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