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Sustainability References

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Arndt, H.W. 1993. "Sustainable Development and the Discount Rate." Economic Development and Cultural Change 41(3):651-661. [introduction]

Arrow, Kenneth J., Partha Dasgupta, Lawrence Goulder, Gretchen Daily, Paul Ehrlich, Geoffrey Heal, Simon Levin, Karl-Göran Mäler, Stephen Schneider, David Starrett, and Brian Walker. 2004. "Are We Consuming too much?" Journal of Economic Perspectives 18(3):147-172. [PDF]

Beckerman, Wilfred. 1994. "'Sustainable Development': Is it a Useful Concept?" Environmental Values 3(3):191-209. [PDF] [summary] [abstract] [replies by Herman Daly and others (PDF)]

Ehrlich, Paul R. 2008. "Key Issues for Attention from Ecological Economists." Environment and Development Economics 13(1):1-20. [PDF] [response by Aart de Zeeuw (PDF)]

Farber, Daniel A. and Paul A. Hemmersbaugh. 1993. "The Shadow of the Future: Discount Rates, Later Generations, and the Environment." Vanderbilt Law Review 46:267-304.

Gillingham, Kenneth and James Sweeney. 2010. "Market Failure and the Structure of Externalities." Pages 69-92 in B. Moselle, J. Padilla, and R. Schmalensee (eds.), Harnessing Renewable Energy in Electric Power Systems: Theory, Practice, Policy. Resources for the Future, Washington, D.C. [PDF]

Hagens, Nathan J. 2009. "The Psychological and Evolutionary Roots of Resource Overconsumption Revisited." The Oil Drum 25 June.

Hagens, Nathan J. 2010. "Applying Time to Energy Analysis." The Oil Drum 13 December. [related video]

Howarth, Richard B. 1996. "Discount rates and sustainable development." Ecological Modelling 92(2-3):263-270.

Howarth, Richard B. and Richard B. Norgaard. 1992. "Environmental Valuation under Sustainable Development." American Economic Review 82:473-477.

Howarth, Richard B. and Richard B. Norgaard. 1993. "Intergenerational Transfers and the Social Discount Rate." Environmental and Resource Economics 3(4):337-358. [abstract]

Hubacek, Klaus and Volker Mauerhofer. 2008. "Future Generations: Economic, Legal and Institutional Aspects." Futures 40(5):413-423. [abstract]

Karp, Larry. 2004. "Global Warming and Hyperbolic Discounting." Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California Berkeley. 

Kotchen, Matthew J. 2010. "Cost-Benefit Analysis." In Stephen Schneider (ed.), Encyclopedia of Climate and Weather 2nd Edition, Oxford University Press, New York. [PDF]

Koundouri, Phoebe (ed.). 2009. "Discounting the Long-Run Future and Sustainable Development." Economics (Special Issue). [abstract with links to 6 papers and the editor's introduction]

Lumley, Sarah. 1997. "The Environment and the Ethics of Discounting: An Empirical Analysis." Ecological Economics 20(1):71-82.

Markandya, Anil and David W. Pearce. 1991. "Natural Environments and the Social Rate of Discount." World Bank research Observer 6(2):137-152. [abstract]

Pezzey, John C.V. and Michael A. Toman. 2002. "The Economics of Sustainability: A Review of Journal Articles." Discussion Paper 02-03, January 2002. Resources for the Future, Washington, D.C. [PDF]

Portney, Paul R. and John P. Weyant (eds). 1999. Discounting and Intergenerational Equity. Resources for the Future, Washington, D.C. [brief description] [Chapter 1]

Quiggin, John. 1997. "Discount rates and sustainability. International Journal of Social Economics 24(1/2/3):65-90. [PDF]

Winter-Nelson, A. 1996. "Discount Rates, Natural Resources, and the Measurement of Aggregate Economic Growth in Africa." Ecological Economics 17:21-32.

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