3 edition of Modeling and measuring natural resource substitution found in the catalog.
|Statement||edited by Ernst R. Berndt, Barry C. Field.|
|Contributions||Berndt, Ernst R., Field, Barry C.|
|LC Classifications||HC79.C7 M62|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 314 p. :|
|Number of Pages||314|
|LC Control Number||81015673|
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Modeling and Measuring Natural Resource Substitution Edited by Ernst R. Berndt and Barry C. Field The essays collected for the first time in this book provide evidence that economists are rising to the challenge, both in terms of anticipating the issues and developing appropriate methodologies for coping with them.
A strategy of natural resource substitution is critical if the nation is to adapt successfully to the emerging reality of resource shortages. The essays collected for the first time in this book provide evidence that economists are rising to the challenge, both in terms Modeling and measuring natural resource substitution book anticipating the issues and developing appropriate methodologies for coping with : Hardcover.
Modeling and measuring natural resource substitution book Resource Modeling is an international journal devoted to mathematical modeling of natural resource systems. The major theme for the journal is the development and analysis of mathematical models as tools for resource management and policy development.
Read the journal's full aims and scope. We highlight the role of the elasticity of substitution (technological component) to determine the adjustment of production as a response to scarcity and growing ability of resources (environmental component).
In some cases, the model predicts a smooth substitution of renewable for nonrenewable resources. Modeling in Natural Resource Management: Development, Interpretation, and Application.
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The principal elements that must be mentioned concerning the natural resources are synthesized in the below figure (Fig. To illustrate both interior and corner solutions, and their economic consequences for resource substitution, in Section we show a particular case with an interior solution, where a nonrenewable resource is smoothly replaced by a renewable resource; and in Section we present a case in which a corner solution arises, meaning that the substitution of resources Cited by: Simple and multiple linear regressions in a natural resource setting are covered in the next chapters, focusing on correlation, model fitting, residual analysis, and confidence and prediction intervals.
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Estimating elasticities of substitution in a model of partial static equilibrium: an application to US agriculture, In E. Berndt & B. Fields, eds. Modeling and measuring natural resource substitution. Cambridge, USA, MIT Press.
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