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Public Goods, Environmental Externalities and Fiscal Competition

Publish Date: 2006

ISBN: 978-0-387-25534-7

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The collection is structured in four parts: I. Decentralized resource allocation processes for public and private goods II. Environment, public goods and externalities III. Efficiency analysis IV. Fiscal competition and optimality The four pictures above evoke a key concept, method or model used in each of these four parts: > MDP-type processes to determine feasible paths to efficiency and coalitional stability. > CLIMNEG World Simulation model to explore alternative environmental scenarios for the planet. > Free Disposal Hull efficiency analysis to drop convexity and help deal with outliers. > Non Cooperative Fiscal Equilbria to characterize the outcomes of fiscal competition

Subject: Business and Economics, Climate Change, negotiations, public economics, public finance, public goods, resource allocation