Interpreting sustainability in economic terms: dynamic efficiency plus intergenerational equity

Economists have confined the concept of ‘sustainability’ to intertemporal distributional equity. We propose a broader definition, combining dynamic efficiency and intergenerational equity, and relate it to two concepts from neoclassical economics: potential Pareto-improvements and inter-personal com...

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Volume: 79
Main Author: Stavins, Robert N
Wagner, Alexander F
Wagner, Gernot
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: LAUSANNE Elsevier B.V 2003
ELSEVIER SCIENCE SA
Elsevier
published in: Economics letters Vol. 79; no. 3; pp. 339 - 343
ORCID: 0000-0002-9796-8821
0000-0001-6059-0688
Data of publication: 2003
ISSN: 0165-1765
1873-7374
EISSN: 1873-7374
Discipline: Economics
Series: Economics Letters
Subjects:
Q01
D90
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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