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Future Design: Bequeathing Sustainable Natural Environments and Sustainable Societies to Future Generations

Tatsuyoshi Saijo ()

No SDES-2018-4, Working Papers from Kochi University of Technology, School of Economics and Management

Abstract: “Future Design†poses the following question: what types of social systems are necessary if we are to leave future generations sustainable natural environments and sustainable societies. One such method is using an “imaginary future generation,†and I overview the theoretical background of this method, the results of relevant laboratory and field experiments, and the nature of relevant practical applications in cooperation with several local governments.

Keywords: Future design; imaginary future generation; futurability; intergenerational sustainability dilemma; time inconsistency problem (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 24 pages
Date: 2018-07, Revised 2018-07
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Published in SDE Series, July 2018, pages 1-24

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