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Environmental Economics and Computable General Equilibrium Analysis

Essays in Memory of Yuzuru Miyata

  • John R. Madden
  • Hiroyuki Shibusawa
  • Yoshiro Higano
Book

Part of the New Frontiers in Regional Science: Asian Perspectives book series (NFRSASIPER, volume 41)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Issues in Environment, Energy, and Risk Management: Analysis with CGE Models

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Peter B. Dixon, Maureen T. Rimmer, Rajesh Chadha, Devender Pratap, Anjali Tandon
      Pages 13-47
    3. Tsue Ing Yap, Philip D. Adams, Janine M. Dixon
      Pages 69-92
    4. Joaquim Bento de Souza Ferreira Filho, Mark Horridge
      Pages 129-151
    5. Leandro Stocco, Joaquim Bento de Souza Ferreira Filho, Mark Horridge
      Pages 153-170
    6. Andrew G. Ross, Grant Allan, Gioele Figus, Peter G. McGregor, Graeme Roy, J. Kim Swales et al.
      Pages 171-192
    7. Nicholas Geard, James A. Giesecke, John R. Madden, Emma S. McBryde, Robert Moss, Nhi H. Tran
      Pages 193-214
  3. Issues in Environment, Energy, Risk Management, and Economic Development: Japan’s Perspectives

About this book

Introduction

This book addresses major issues such as a growing world energy demand, environmental degradation due to anthropogenic greenhouse gas (GHG) emission, and risk management of disastrous events such as pandemics, abnormal climate, and earthquakes. Using cutting-edge analytical tools, particularly computable general equilibrium (CGE) modelling, the analyses are focused on a very wide range of policy-relevant economic questions for the Asia-Pacific region, especially for Japan, China, India, Vietnam, and smaller nations, including Brunei, Timor Leste, and Fiji. The first part considers (a) the effects of climate change on agriculture sectors, energy policies, and future GHG emission trends, (b) adaptation to climate changes in energy policy and its impacts on the economies, and (c) risk management of catastrophic events such as global pandemics. The second part examines (a) energy environmental issues, (b) economic impacts of natural disaster and depopulation, and (c) effects of informatics development on risk management, using CGE modelling and other methods in regional science fields. Contributors are internationally active leading CGE modellers and environmental economists. The book should be greatly beneficial for scholars and graduate students as well as policy makers who are interested in the economic effects and management of risks relating to climate change and disastrous events.

Keywords

Computable General Equilibrium Analysis Environmental Economics Global Warming Climate Change CGE Modelling Analysis of Policy Impacts Environmental and Economic Integrated Accounting System CGE Modelling Analysis of Sustainability

Editors and affiliations

  • John R. Madden
    • 1
  • Hiroyuki Shibusawa
    • 2
  • Yoshiro Higano
    • 3
  1. 1.Centre of Policy StudiesVictoria UniversityMelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.Department of Architecture and Civil EngineeringToyohashi University of TechnologyToyohashiJapan
  3. 3.Faculty of Life and Environmental SciencesUniversity of TsukubaTsuchiuraJapan

About the editors

John Madden, Victoria University

Hiroyuki Shibusawa, Toyohashi University of Technology

Yoshiro Higano, University of Tsukuba

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