Oil, National Wealth, and Current and Future Consumption Possibilities

Author/Editor:

Gunnar Tersman

Publication Date:

June 1, 1991

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Summary:

This paper offers a discussion about the macroeconomics of exhaustible resources. In a resource-based economy, long-term sustainability is an obvious issue. This paper outlines some ideas on how to treat issues related to exhaustible resources in a macroeconomic context. Based on a small dynamic general equilibrium model, the approach is demonstrated with the help of some simple numerical examples.

Series:

Working Paper No. 91/60

Notes:

Taking Norway as a point of departure, this paper discusses the macroeconomics of exhaustible resources.

English

Publication Date:

June 1, 1991

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451965285/1018-5941

Stock No:

WPIEA0601991

Format:

Paper

Pages:

58

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