• Political Science, Medicine
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    Brookings papers on economic…
    1992
  • DOI:10.2307/2534581

Lethal model 2: the limits to growth revisited.

@article{Nordhaus1992LethalM2,
  title={Lethal model 2: the limits to growth revisited.},
  author={William Nordhaus},
  journal={Brookings papers on economic activity},
  year={1992},
  volume={2},
  pages={
          1-59
        }
}
The author examines some major concerns about global economic growth from both theoretical and empirical points of view, using "the limits-to-growth debate as a reference point to understand the earlier debate about the limits to and perils of growth, and to provide some perspective about the newer debate about environmental threats." He concludes that environmental and resource constraints on economic growth should be modest over the next 50 years and that economic growth is possible providing… CONTINUE READING

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