Macroeconomics of Climate Change in a Dualistic Economy

  • ID: 4398592
  • Book
  • 154 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Macroeconomics of Climate Change in a Dualistic Economy: A Regional General Equilibrium Analysis generates significant, genuinely novel insights about dual economies and sustainable economic growth. These insights are generalize-able and applicable worldwide. The authors overcome existing limitations in general equilibrium modeling. By concentrating on tensions between green growth and dualism, they consider the global efforts against climate change and opposition by specific countries based on economic development needs. Using Turkey as their primary example, they address these two most discussed and difficult issues related to policy setting, blazing a path for those seeking an applied economic research framework to study such economic considerations.

  • Couples a CGE climate change mitigation policy analysis with a dual economy approach
  • Presents methods to model and assess policy instruments for mitigating climate change
  • Provides data sets and models on a freely-accessible companion website
  • Offers a path for those seeking an applied economic research framework to study economic considerations
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1. Introduction
2. Patterns of Growth in a Dual Economy: Turkey
3. Energy and Environmental Policy against Climate Change in Turkey
4. Modeling for Green Growth: Environmental Policy in a Dualistic Peripheral Economy
5. Policy Analysis: Socially Responsible Modeling for the Peripheral World
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Acar, Sevil
Sevil Acar (Assoc. Prof.) is the Director of the Centre for Energy and Environment Research and the Chair of the Economics Department at Altinbas University, Istanbul. Her research focuses on environmental and resource economics, particularly on natural capital accounting, sustainable development indicators, climate change, and the resource curse. Her undergraduate, master's and Ph.D. degrees are from Bogazici University, Istanbul Technical University, and Marmara University, respectively. Awarded with a Swedish Institute scholarship, she conducted research at the Centre for Environmental and Resource Economics (CERE), Umeå University, Sweden during her PhD studies. She took part in several projects such as the estimation of historical accounts for Swedish sustainable development in the 20th century and analysis of carbon convergence across countries. She is a Lead Author for the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) Regional Assessment for Europe and Central Asia. Her articles appeared in Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Ecological Economics, International Review of Environmental and Resource Economics, Ecological Indicators, Energy Policy, and Journal of Environment & Development.
Voyvoda, Ebru
Ebru Voyvoda teaches in the Department of Economics at Middle East Technical University. She earned her Ph.D. in Economics from Bilkent University. Her research interests include applied general equilibrium modelling for policy analysis, quantitative methods in macro-economic models, and economic growth. She has written for Economic Modeling, Middle East Development Journal, and the Journal of Policy Modeling, among others.
Yeldan, Erinç
Erinç Yeldan received his Ph.D. from University of Minnesota and joined the Department of Economics at Bilkent in 1988. He is an executive member of the International Development Economists Associates (IDEAs), New Delhi, and also a member of the UN Environment Program (UNEP) International Resource Panel (IRP). Dr. Yeldan's recent work focuses on development macroeconomics and on empirical, dynamic general equilibrium models with emphasis on the Turkish economy. He was a recipient of Young Scientist Award of the Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA) in 1998. His works have been cited among the list of Top 500 Economists by a research conducted by the European Economic Association.
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