Servizio Comunitario di Informazione in materia di Ricerca e Sviluppo - CORDIS


G+ENERGY RESOURCES Sintesi della relazione

Project ID: 41712
Finanziato nell'ambito di: FP6-MOBILITY
Paese: France

Final Activity and Management Report Summary - G+ENERGY RESOURCES (Economic growth and the use of non-renewable energy resources)

The main objective of the project was to study the relationship between the usage of non-renewable energy resources (as fossil fuels, coal and natural gas) and the economic growth. More precisely, we studied the role of technical progress as a key ingredient to avoid the trade-off between economic growth and exhaustible resources. In particular, we focused our analysis on studying both the possibilities of energy-saving technologies to sustain long run growth, and the dynamical transition properties of the problem.

Besides that, we studied the implications of the usage of non-renewable resources in life expectancy. This is a major topic in environmental economics, which is closely related with economic growth and development. In particular, we studied the intergenerational component liked with the usage of natural resources.


Katheline SCHUBERT, (Professor)
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