Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/63171
Authors: 
Asheim, Geir B.
Year of Publication: 
2002
Series/Report no.: 
Memorandum, Department of Economics, University of Oslo 2002,31
Abstract: 
This paper summarizes assumptions made and results obtained in parts of the literature on welfare and sustainability accounting. I consider five di®erent assumptions that can be imposed independently of each other, producing 32 different combinations. This taxonomy is used to organize results in welfare and sustainability accounting. The analysis illustrates how stronger results require stronger assumptions and thereby impose harder informational requirements.
Subjects: 
National accounting
dynamic welfare
sustainability
JEL: 
C43
O47
Q01
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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