Green National Accounting and Sustainability

Green National Accounting and Sustainability

Elgar Research Reviews in Economics

Karl-Gustaf Löfgren and Chuan-Zhong Li

Concerns about natural resource scarcity, together with the increased awareness of environmental problems, has led to widespread interest in green accounting, which attempts to extend the standard national accounts to include the yields from natural and environmental resources. For his research review Professors Löfgren and Li have selected the classic articles in this rapidly growing area, with particular reference to sustainability. It offers a comprehensive overview of the literature both from a historical and a formal theoretical perspective.

About this Research Review

Karl-Gustaf Löfgren and Chuan-Zhong Li

Subjects: economics and finance, environmental economics, environment, environmental economics

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Elgar Research Reviews consist of two principal components: a scholarly Review Article and a list of Recommended Readings.

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