On the optimal control of natural resource use in the neoclassical economic framework

  • A. Haurie
  • N. M. Hung
Operational Research
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 40)


One considers a class of neoclassical economic growth models where one commodity is a natural resource. Turnpike properties are proved for the finite horizon dynamic optimization problem and conditions are given for the existence of optimal programmes in the infinite horizon case. Some simple examples illustrate these findings.


Optimal Programme State Path Infinite Horizon Dynamic Optimization Problem Exhaustible Resource 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Haurie
    • 1
  • N. M. Hung
    • 1
  1. 1.Ecole des Hautes Etudes CommercialesMontréal

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