Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Green CapitalA New Perspective on Growth$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Christian de Perthuis and Pierre-André Jouvet

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780231171403

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: May 2016

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231171403.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM COLUMBIA SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.columbia.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University of Minnesota Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in CUPSO for personal use.date: 18 June 2021

Beyond Hotelling

Beyond Hotelling

Natural Capital as a Factor Required for Growth

Chapter:
(p.76) 8 Beyond Hotelling
Source:
Green Capital
Author(s):

Christian de Perthuis

Pierre-André Jouvet

, Michael Westlake
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231171403.003.0009

We include the cost of pollution in the production function because it contributes in the short term to the supply potential of the economy, although simultaneously weakening its long-term growth path. In the short term, pricing pollution changes the preexisting combination of production factors by attributing to the use of natural capital part of the supply previously attributed to labor and capital. By pricing pollution, green capital thus affects the short-term equilibrium and becomes a factor of production in which it is necessary to invest for long-term expansion.

Keywords:   Solow, pollution costs, endogenous growth models, distributional effects

Columbia Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .