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Combining Efficiency With Equity: A Pragmatic Approach

Odile Blanchard, Patrick Criqui, Alban Kitous and Laurent Viguier

in Providing Global Public Goods

Published in print February 2003 | ISBN: 9780195157406
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199832965 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195157400.003.0013
 Combining Efficiency With Equity: A Pragmatic Approach

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The global public good of climate stabilization, pursued in the negotiations leading up to the Kyoto Protocol, provides a useful case study of the political problems that can arise in attempts to reconcile structural or procedural aspects of justice and fairness with aspects of efficiency in securing just and fair outcomes.

Keywords: climate stabilization; fairness; global public good; justice; Kyoto Protocol

Chapter.  8488 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Economics

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