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Intergenerational altruism and sustainable development

Simone Borghesi

Intergenerational altruism and sustainable development

by Simone Borghesi

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Published by European University Institute in Florence .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementSimone Borghesi.
SeriesEUI working paper -- no. 99/40
ContributionsEuropean University Institute. Dept. of Economics.
The Physical Object
Pagination44 p. :
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19987408M

Modeling intergenerational altruism is crucial to evaluate the long‐term consequences of current decisions, and requires a set of principles guiding such altruism. We axiomatically develop a theory of pure, direct altruism: Altruism is pure if it concerns the total utility (rather than the mere consumption utility) of future generations, and Cited by: Joe Loizzo is the author of Sustainable Happiness ( avg rating, 6 ratings, 1 review, published ), Advances in Contemplative Psychotherapy ( a /5.

Get this from a library! Intergenerational responsibility in the 21st century. [Julia M Puaschunder;] -- "Intergenerational responsibility is multi-faceted. This edited volume reflects intergenerational aspects in light of spatial, age and racial segregation, global warming, and the aging Western world. In controlled laboratory experiments with and without overlapping generations, we study the role of intergenerational altruism in public debt accumulation. Public debt is chosen by popular vote, pays for public goods, and is repaid with general taxes. We use an optimal control model to derive a theoretical by: 1.

In this study, we identify impure altruism as a duality of altruistic and egoistic warmth. We examine how these feelings motivate consumers to buy green apparel in response to advertisements. We test the effectiveness of the message orientation and its interactivity with a beneficiary and propose modeling impure altruism as the reason why consumers purchase green : So Young Song, Youn-Kyung Kim. Intergenerational Pathways to a Sustainable Society. Authors (view affiliations) Matthew Kaplan this book presents successful models that may be applied to everyday multigenerational practices in institutions such as education, family life, housing, healthcare, employment, and community development. Engagment Intergenerational Practices.


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Intergenerational altruism and sustainable development by Simone Borghesi Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book gives a particular emphasis to two central themes, the demonstration that altruism exists, and how to cultivate it. The book arrives at a most propitious moment when the United Nations is holding negotiations to adopt a new strategy for the next 15 years, called “Sustainable Development Goals” /5(59).

Get this from a library. Intergenerational altruism and sustainable development. [Simone Borghesi; European University Institute. Department of Economics.]. Intergenerational Books Showing of A Thousand Splendid Suns (Hardcover) by. Khaled Hosseini (Goodreads Author) (shelved 20 times as intergenerational) avg rating — 1, ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read.

The Intergenerational Approach to Development: Bridging the Generation Gap The “intergenerational approach”—young people and adults working together to address social problems in developing countries—is not new. Decades of work involving community and youth development have acknowledged the responsibility adults have towardFile Size: KB.

5 The principle of intergenerational equity is a foundation for the concept of sustainable development. The World Commission on Environment and Development, which preceded the Rio Conference on Environment and Development, defined sustainable development ‘as meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their.

In short, the sustainability and sustainable development discourses have adopted the term ‘ ‘intergenerational equity,’ ’ in spite of its imprecision and potentially p rob. Resource Intergenerational altruism and sustainable development book is a text for students with a background in calculus, intermediate microeconomics, and a familiarity with the spreadsheet software Excel.

The book covers basic concepts, shows how to set up spreadsheets to solve dynamic allocation problems, and presents economic models for fisheries, forestry, nonrenewable resources, stock pollutants, option value, and sustainable development. Recent discussions by economists of the desirability of achieving sustainable economic development have mainly focused on measures to attain intergenerational equity in resource use and the dominant view is that each succeeding generation should Author: Clement A.

Tisdell. intergenerational poverty and well-being, it will be difficult to break the cycle of poverty and disadvantage, and thus to achieve intergenerational equity and sustainable development. An understanding of evidence-based mechanisms will allow policy-makers to formulate and implement evidence-informed and better-targeted policies.

Much of sustainability literature tries to establish different criteria compatible with a development that can be sustained over a long course of time, in other words, compatible with a minimum of intergenerational equity. 4 The most popular definition states that sustainable development is the “ development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future Cited by: The Impact of Mortality Salience on Intergenerational Altruism and the Perceived Importance of Sustainable Development Goals Article (PDF Available) in Frontiers in Psychology 9 August The Impact of Mortality Salience on Intergenerational Altruism and the Perceived Importance of Sustainable Development Goals Saiquan Hu 1, Xiaoying Zheng 2*, Nan Zhang 3 and Junming Zhu 3* 1 Department of Psychology, School of Social Sciences, Tsinghua University, Beijing, ChinaCited by: 1.

Enter the password to open this PDF file: Cancel OK. File name:. sustainable development as “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs” (United Nations General Assembly,p.

43). Albeit somewhat vague, this concept of sustainable development aims to maintain economic advancement and progress. Sustainable development demands per capita ecological footprint to be less than global hectares. • Sustainable development demands human development index to be more than • Sustainable development demands Gini coefficient to be less than • Sustainable development demands amount of renewable energy to be more than 27 per by: Intergenerational Altruism and Transfers of Time and Money: A Life-cycle Perspective Abstract Parental investments in children can take one of three broad forms: (1) Time investments during childhood and adolescence that aid child development, and in particular cognitive ability; (2).

The recent literature on the endogenous formation of preferences has emphasized that while some preferences are more conducive to growth than others, economic growth also contributes to the formation of particular tastes (Becker, ).

In this paper, we construct a neoclassical growth model where intergenerational altruism is endogenous and entails costly sacrifices on the. Downloadable (with restrictions).

This chapter surveys intergenerational altruism in neoclassical growth models. It first examines Barro's approach to intergenerational altruism, whereby successive generations are linked by recursive altruistic preferences.

Individuals have an altruistic concern only for their children, who in turn also have altruistic feelings for their own children.

This book is an advanced text in applied welfare economics and its application to environmental economics. The author goes far beyond the existing literature on the valuation of environmental benefits, deriving sets of cost-benefit rules which can be used to assess private and public sector projects which affect the environment.

He explains how valuation studies can be augmented so as to yield. "Intergenerational altruism and neoclassical growth models," Handbook on the Economics of Giving, Reciprocity and Altruism, in: S. Kolm & Jean Mercier Ythier (ed.), Handbook of the Economics of Giving, Altruism and Reciprocity, edition 1, volume 1, chap pagesElsevier.

Is development sustainable? When addressing the sustainability issue, decision-makers are faced with two challenges: taking into account conflicting issues, such as economic development and environmental preservation, while also ensuring intergenerational by: NBER Program(s):Children, Development Economics, Economic Fluctuations and Growth.

We develop a theory of parent-child relations that rationalizes the choice between alternative parenting styles (as set out in Baumrind ). Parents maximize an objective function that combines Beckerian altruism and paternalism towards by: We develop a dynastic model of household decision-making with intergenerational altruism that nests a child production function, incorporates all three of these types of investments, and allows us to quantify their relative importance and estimate the strength of intergenerational altruism.