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The political economy of innovation and technological change

  • David Zilberman (a1)
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1355770X14000278
  • Published online: 05 June 2014
Abstract

Population growth and growing incomes in developing and developed countries are leading to increased demand for energy and food, placing significant stress on the environment. At the same time, the increased scarcity of natural resources, and especially concerns about climate change and other environmental side effects, are constraining the traditional supplies of food and fuel. Failure to provide both energy and food in an affordable as well as in an environmentally sustainable manner, as well as climate change, will negatively affect our society, especially the global poor. Finding solutions to food energy problems is both a policy and technological challenge.

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K.G. Grunert (2005), ‘Food quality and safety: consumer perception and demand’, European Review of Agricultural Economics 32(3): 369391.

G.C. Rausser , J. Swinnen, and P. Zusman (2011), Political Power and Economic Policy: Theory, Analysis, and Empirical Applications, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

D. Zilberman , J. Zhao, and A. Heiman (2012), ‘Adoption versus adaptation, with emphasis on climate change’, Annual Review of Resource Economics 4(1): 2753.

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Environment and Development Economics
  • ISSN: 1355-770X
  • EISSN: 1469-4395
  • URL: /core/journals/environment-and-development-economics
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