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dc.contributor.authorRennings, Klausen_US
dc.contributor.authorKoschel, Henrikeen_US
dc.contributor.authorBrockmann, Karl Ludwigen_US
dc.contributor.authorKühn, Isabelen_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-02-16T14:58:49Z-
dc.date.available2009-02-16T14:58:49Z-
dc.date.issued1997en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/24688-
dc.description.abstractIn this paper targets, institutions and policy measures for describing and implementing sustainable development are evaluated in terms of their conformity with the economic framework of a market system. Firstly, from the viewpoint of neo-liberal economic thinking as conceived by the German Freiburg school of economists (Eucken), a general set of criteria is developed, including issues of operationalization and legitimation of goals as well as institutional and instrumental issues. On this basis general rules for designing an ecological framework guaranteeing the greatest possible degree of conformity with a market system are derived. The concrete application of these rules leads to recommendations for a policy of sustainability with respect to the setting of goals, the establishment of institutions (role of ecological councils, of a central environmental organization on UN level and of the GATT/WTO regime) as well as the use of appropriate instruments.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherZentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung (ZEW) Mannheimen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesZEW Discussion Papers 97-13en_US
dc.subject.jelQ58en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordsustainability targetsen_US
dc.subject.keywordregulatory rulesen_US
dc.subject.keywordneo-liberal frameworken_US
dc.subject.keywordenvironment and international tradeen_US
dc.subject.keywordenvironmental policy assessmenten_US
dc.subject.stwNachhaltige Entwicklungen_US
dc.subject.stwOrdnungspolitiken_US
dc.subject.stwOrdoliberalismusen_US
dc.subject.stwWirtschaftspolitisches Zielen_US
dc.subject.stwUmweltpolitiken_US
dc.subject.stwTheorieen_US
dc.subject.stwWelten_US
dc.titleA Regulatory Framework for a Policy of Sustainability: Lessons from the Neo-Liberal Schoolen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn231907052en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:zewdip:7133-
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