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Intergenerational equity and sustainability

International Economic Association Roundtable Meeting on Intergenerational Equity (2005 Hakone-machi (Japan))

Intergenerational equity and sustainability

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Basingstoke [England], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Welfare economics -- Congresses,
  • Intergenerational relations -- Economic aspects -- Congresses,
  • Distributive justice -- Congresses,
  • Sustainable development -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by John Roemer and Kotaro Suzumura
    GenreCongresses
    SeriesIEA conference volume -- no. 143, IEA conference volume (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm)) -- no. 143
    ContributionsRoemer, John E, Suzumura, Kōtarō, 1944-, International Economic Association
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB846 .I58 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 368 p. :
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17249606M
    ISBN 100230007864
    ISBN 109780230007864
    LC Control Number2006052502

    This concept was originally set out in by economist James Tobinwho wrote that, "The trustees of endowed institutions are the guardians of the future against the claims of the present. Future generations benefit to the extent these assets are passed on to them, which by definition must correspond to the level of debt passed on. In any case, what is conserved is related to the net production of the economy, and does not necessarily entail intergenerational equity. Human development and economic sustainability. Inter-generational equity assumes each following generation has at least as much capital at its disposal as the preceding generation.

    United States In Septembera group of youth environmental activists filed to sue the U. Examples include increasing access to clean drinking water or sanitation in the Third World. Development of theory[ edit ] Wilfred Beckerman [14] posits that the absolutist concept of sustainable development given above is morally repugnant. The first perspective — a "cross-sectional" perspective — focuses on living standards at a particular point in time and how these living standards vary between people of different ages. Choices without prices without apologies.

    New Zealand Journal of Environmental Law, 4, — Social Security system has provided a greater net benefit to those who reached retirement closest to the first implementation of the system. Salta Ed. Their task in managing the endowment is to preserve equity among generations. If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item.


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Intergenerational equity and sustainability book

Some of the key issues covered include: the effect of pension systems on intergenerational equity and the impact of pension reforms on poverty, the effects of pension reform measures on fiscal sustainability and equity, and the fiscal consequences of achieving different equity goals.

Third, in many economies, low or falling pension coverage will leave large segments of the population without adequate income in old age and at risk of falling into poverty. He defines sustainability as implying something about maintaining the level of human welfare or well-being so that it may improve, but never declines or, not more than temporarily.

Substantial inequalities exist, however, between different generations, with older generations experiencing lower living standards in real terms at particular ages than younger generations.

Intergenerational Equity and Sustainability

Whatever the criterion applied, it defines what should be conserved for future generations. Google Scholar Beder, S. Capital theory and the measurement of sustainable development: an indicator of weak sustainability.

This means that natural resources may decline as long as human capital is increased. The choice of a framework strongly influences what is conserved for future generations. An example is the forest-dwelling civilians in Papua New Guinea, who for generations have lived in a certain part of the forest which thus becomes their land.

Partridge Ed. What is permanent endowment income? Ecological Economics. When taking this into account, younger generations may have inherent privileges over older generations, which Intergenerational equity and sustainability book offset the redistribution of wealth towards older generations.

The integrative sustainability model has the economy completely located within society and society completely located within the environment. On the intergenerational allocation of natural resources. Case studies of weak sustainability in practice have had both positive and negative results.

The question arises, whether or not one form of capital may be substituted by another. The reason is that the special benefits in the early stage phased out and the effects of the two reforms inare gradually increasing. When this accumulation is sufficiently rapid the effect from the shrinking exhaustible resource stock is countered by the services from the increased human capital stock.

By focusing on bequests of specific rights and opportunities for future generations, we can remove ourselves from the "straightjacket of substitution and marginal tradeoffs of neoclassical theory".

In this investigation, I have described what is conserved according to various approaches, discussing their advantages and drawbacks. In fairness to future generations.

Agenda The largest part of the world's population live in acute poverty. According to Van Den Bergh, [28] resilience can be considered as a global, structural stability concept, based on the idea that multiple, locally stable ecosystems can exist.Mar 01,  · Financial Sustainability and Intergenerational Equity in Local Governments is a critical scholarly resource that analyzes the financial sustainability of local governments with the aim of ensuring equality and intergenerational equity.

Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as intergenerational equity, public policies, and. This book addresses distributive justice across generations and includes original theories from distinguished economists on intergenerational equity, efficiency and rationality, which discuss policies on social security, pensions, and environmental degradation, as examples of policies of the.

Sep 30,  · In the Ghanaian communities I visited, “prosperity” only takes on any sort of meaning when it is shared. I saw the seeds of a new kind of growth, one that values and indeed depends upon intergenerational equity and environmental sustainability. Aug 31,  · Dual discounting is a new approach under consideration for use in environmental cost–benefit analysis.

This paper updates the literature on this subject and subjects it to the assessment of an international panel of experts on environmental discounting by means of a Delphi hildebrandsguld.com by: The essays cover a variety of current issues in the field, including intergenerational fairness and water resources, the relationship between policy and science for American rivers, changing values and perceptions in the hydrologic sciences, challenges to water resources decision making, and changing concepts of systems management.

Jan 25,  · Intergenerational equity in economic, psychological, and sociological contexts, is the concept or idea of fairness or justice between generations. The concept can be applied to fairness in dynamics between children, youth, adults and seniors, in terms of .