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Benefit–Cost Analysis and Distributional Weights: An Overview

Matthew D. Adler.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

July 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare Economics; Welfare and Poverty; Environmental Economics. 11422 words.

Benefit–cost analysis (BCA) evaluates policy choices by summing unweighted monetary equivalents, and is insensitive to distributional considerations. An established scholarly tradition...

Green growth, degrowth, and the commons

Michael Jakob and Ottmar Edenhofer.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2014; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Publicly Provided Goods; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Environmental Economics; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook. 10718 words.

The concepts of ‘green growth’ and ‘degrowth’ occupy central positions in the public debate on the relationship between economic growth and the environment. While proponents of the former...