Challenges for sustainable resource use: Uncertainty, trade and climate policies

L. Bretschger, Sjak A. Smulders

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We integrate new challenges to thinking about resource markets and sustainable resource use policies in a general framework. The challenges, emerging from six papers that JEEM publishes in a special issue, are (i) demand uncertainty and stockpiling, (ii) international trade and resource dependence, (iii) deforestation, and (iv) intertemporal effects of climate change policies (“Green Paradox”). We discuss new insights and results on these issues by fitting them into the Hotelling model of non-renewable resource depletion.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)279-287
JournalJournal of Environmental Economics and Management
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2012


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