The Role of Material/Energy Resources and Dematerialisation in Economic Growth Theories

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Ayres, Robert U.; van den Bergh, Jeroen C.J.M.;
  • Publisher: Tinbergen Institute Amsterdam and Rotterdam
  • Subject: O41 | Wachstumstheorie | O11 | O33 | value creation | resource scarcity | Q32 | Q43 | environmental Kuznets curve | Ressourcenökonomik | feedback mechanisms | production function specification | dematerialization | dematerialization; environmental Kuznets curve; feedback mechanisms; production function specification; resource scarcity; value creation | Theorie
    • jel: jel:O41 | jel:Q32 | jel:Q43 | jel:O11 | jel:O33
      ddc: ddc:330

The nature of energy and material resources in an endogenous growththeory framework isclarified. This involves three modifications of the conventionaltheory. Firstly, multiple feedbackmechanisms or “growth engines” are identified. Secondly, a productionfunction distingu... View more
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