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Ethics and economics : Lewis Gray and the conservation question


Ramos Gorostiza, José Luis (2002) Ethics and economics : Lewis Gray and the conservation question. [ Documentos de Trabajo de la Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales; nº 06, 2002, ISSN: 2255-5471 ]

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Se estudia la obra "The economic possibilities of conservation" (1913) de L. C. Gray, que popularizó las ideas de American Conservation Movement. Esta obra se considera un antecedente del debate actual sobre los recursos naturales y el desarrollo sostenible.

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In “The Economic Possibilities of Conservation” [1913], Lewis Gray reinterpreted from an economic point of view the idea of conservation which had popularized the American Conservation Movement. He linked intergenerational equity and non-renewable resource extraction rate. Gray’s article can be considered as an antecedent of two significant debates in modern natural resource economics. On the one hand, it is a direct precedent of the environmental discussion about the meaning of discounting. On the other, it is an important element in the historical conformation of the sustainability debate.

Tipo de documento:Documento de trabajo o Informe técnico
Palabras clave:Gray, Conservation, Natural resource economics, Discounting, Intergenerational equity.
Materias:Ciencias Sociales > Economía > Desarrollo económico
Ciencias Sociales > Economía > Economía industrial
Ciencias Sociales > Sociología > Ecología
Ciencias Sociales > Economía > Teorías económicas
Título de serie o colección:Documentos de Trabajo de la Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales
Código ID:6768

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