Thursday, January 8, 2009
Lipták on Sustainable Use of Natural Resources
An essay of one of our contributors, František Lipták, with which the author participated in the International Year of Planet Earth in Paris. The essay was presented at the National and Regional Economics conference in Herľany, Slovakia, held on October 1-3, 2008.
"In our paper, we analyze issues concerning sustainability of natural resource consumption involving contemporary problems emerging from their increasing scarcity. After brief historical outline, we discuss issue of natural resource use according to various policy approaches dealing with tax policy, externalities, institutions and technological progress."