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Unformatted text preview: Resource allocation over time (non-renewable resource) o Scarcity vs. abundance of the resource o Marginal Net Benefits; Present value of MNB; Discounting o Optimal allocation of non-renewable resource over time o Marginal User Cost-Energy Economics o Policies to induce a switch to renewable energy o Reducing import dependence o Energy saving technologies; the role of prices in determining energy use (amount and type) o The role of research and development (energy efficiency)-Economics of Climate Change o Kyoto protocol; Difficulties in international agreements o Uncertainties in climate change impacts and costs of prevention o Discounting and climate change o Economic policies for climate change o Carbon tax; carbon trade-Green Accounting o Gross Domestic Product o Net Domestic Product o Manmade capital depreciation o Natural Capital Depreciation o Genuine saving o Adjusting the traditional national income accounts...
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2010 for the course CED 201 taught by Professor Bayoudemeke during the Spring '10 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.
- Spring '10