Re: Natural resource limits no big deal

From: Robin Hanson (
Date: Tue May 02 2000 - 11:26:41 MDT

Mike Lorrey wrote:
> > Quarterly Journal of Economics, Volume 114 Issue 2, May 1999, Pages 691-706
> > Pricing the Limits to Growth from Minerals Depletion By Martin L. Weitzman
>Interesting. Does it look at actual increases in resource utilization
>being the engine for economic growth in developed economies?

The main information it uses is the prices of natural resources, as well as
their unit and marginal costs.

>Is this article available on the web at all?

Not now, but it will be at in four years :-).

Robin Hanson
Asst. Prof. Economics, George Mason University
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