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Intertemporal and Spatial Depletion of Landfills

Gérard Gaudet (), Michel Moreaux and Stephen Salant ()

Cahiers de recherche from Centre interuniversitaire de recherche en économie quantitative, CIREQ

Abstract: This paper generalizes Hotelling's (1931) theory of nonrenewable resources to situations where resource pools and their users are distributed spacially. Extraction and transport costs are assumed to be linear in the rate of extraction, but utilization of each deposit may require a setup cost.

Keywords: NATURAL; RESOURCES (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: Q30 R10 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 30 pages
Date: 1997
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