Questions tagged [resource-economics]

Natural resource economics deals with the supply, demand, and allocation of natural resources.

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Is weak sustainability (Hartwick's rule) possible on a global scale?

Hartwick's rule postulates that an economy is sustainable if all rents obtained from the extraction of non-renewable resources are re-invested in produced capital (Source). A typical example would be ...
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Definition: Extractive Goods (Comtrades HS-Categorization)

I'm currently writing a paper on China in Africa and I'd like to compare Africas Exports to China with its exports to Europe and the USA. More specifically I'd like to find out if the Exports to China ...
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Optimal population allocation layout over the Earth

Does exist some model of optimal people occupancy over whole our planet? Something accounting for climate, resources (with and without existing settlements) availability, progress and grows ...
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What would the price of carbon emissions need to be for the EU to achieve its objective to be carbon neutral by 2050?

The EU committed to net zero green house emissions by 2050. (Source) It is regularly said that the a carbon tax of USD 40-80 / t CO2e (USD 50-100 by 2030) would be sufficient to reach the Paris ...
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Have the stocks and flows of hunter-gatherer economies been formally analysed?

A lot of work in economic anthropology seems to be about allocation mechanisms. This feeds into economic discourses about the institutions governing markets and non-market alternatives, e.g. Douglas ...