Macroeconomic Policies for Sustainable Growth: Analytical Framework and Policy Studies of Brazil and Chile
Edward Elgar, 2006 - Business & Economics - 349 pages
'The state-of-the-art studies in this volume are to be warmly welcomed. the authors successfully explore the economic, environmental and social consequences of policy-failures, and identify practical corrective measures.' - Charles Perrings, President, International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE) Macroeconomic policies have come under justifiable scrutiny because of their powerful and pervasive impacts throughout the economy. This book examines the sustainability of growth-oriented macroeconomic strategies, starting from early ideas linking macroeconomic policies, growth and sustainability. A comprehensive and up-to-date literature review and theoretical framework are presented, including both macroeconomic and microeconomic analyses of the linkages between the economy and the environment.
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abatement activities agriculture air pollution analysis analyze applied average Brazil Brazilian Amazon Brazilian industrial capital cattle-head CGE model changes Chile computable general equilibrium CONAMA consumption patterns crop area decrease deforestation degradation pressure demand developing countries domestic double dividend economic growth economywide policies emission coefficients emission intensity environment environmental and social environmental impacts environmental policies environmental tax equilibrium estimated factors fixed effect fixed effect estimation forest fuel household IBGE important improve incentives income distribution income groups increase indicators input-output input-output model inputs investment IPPS issues Kuznets curve land clearing macroeconomic macroeconomic policies matrix Munasinghe natural resource output percent poor population potential price of land problems production programs public expenditure Quintile random effect estimation reduce reforms region rural wage scenario sector Seroa sewage significant Source subsidies sustainable development Table technologies trade transfers transport unpaved roads urban variables World Bank