Halkos, George (1994): A game-theoretic approach to pollution control problems.
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This paper provides a model that attempts to deal with the transboundary nature of the acid rain problem, using a game theoretic approach consistent with mainstream economic theory. The general forms of cooperative and non-cooperative equilibria in the explicit and implicit set-up of the model are presented under the assumptions of deterministic and stochastic deposits.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||A game-theoretic approach to pollution control problems|
|Keywords:||Game theory; abatement cost; damage cost|
|Subjects:||C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C7 - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory
Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics ; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q2 - Renewable Resources and Conservation
|Depositing User:||Nickolaos Tzeremes|
|Date Deposited:||09. Sep 2011 10:49|
|Last Modified:||07. Sep 2015 13:19|
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