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A Century-Long Perspective on Agricultural Development

Christopher B. Barrett, Michael R. Carter and C. Peter Timmer.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Agricultural Economics; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic Development. 13016 words.

This article strategically surveys the past century’s literature on agricultural development. We organize the discussion around three “grand themes” that reveal the richness of agricultural...

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Climate policy

John Hassler, Per Krusell and Jonas Nycander.

in Economic Policy

July 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Energy Economics; Environmental Economics. 23932 words.

This paper makes suggestions for climate policy and defends them based on recent research in economics and the natural sciences. In summary: (i) the optimal carbon tax is rather modest;...

Growth theory and ‘green growth’

Sjak Smulders, Michael Toman and Cees Withagen.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2014; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Technological Change; Research and Development; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Energy Economics; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 12529 words.

The relatively new and still amorphous concept of ‘green growth’ can be understood as a call for balancing longer-term investments in sustaining environmental wealth with nearer-term income...

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On the effect of technological progress on pollution: an overlooked distortion in endogenous growth

Alexandra Ferreira-Lopes, Tiago Neves Sequeira and Catarina Roseta-Palma.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2013; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Environmental Economics; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic Development. 7086 words.

We derive a model of endogenous growth with physical capital, human capital and technological progress through quality-ladders. We introduce welfare-decreasing pollution in the model, which...

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