Latecomer development in a “greening” world: Introduction to the Special Issue
Anna Pegels () and
World Development, 2020, vol. 135, issue C
The current transgression of ecological boundaries requires a transformation to a ‘Green Economy’, with rigorous and fast reductions of pollution and resource consumption. Transformative policy reforms towards this aim can lead to economic co-benefits, but they can also be costly, at least for certain economic actors. Furthermore, they can involve trade-offs between current and future wellbeing.
Keywords: Latecomer development; Developing countries; Green economy; Ecological boundaries; Green transformation; Co-benefits (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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