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  Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Natural resource   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Renewable resources are generally living resources (fish, coffee, and forests, for example), which can restock (renew) themselves at approximately the rate at which they are extracted, if they are not overharvested.
Mineral resources are generally non-renewable and, once a site's non-renewable resource is exhausted, it is considered to be useless for future extraction, barring technological improvements that allow economic extraction from the tailings.
Both extraction of the basic resource and refining it into a purer, directly usable form, (e.g., metals, refined oils) are generally considered natural-resource activities, even though the latter may not necessarily occur near the former.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Natural_resource   (397 words)

 Fiscal Reform in Fisheries: Resource Rent
Resource rent is a key concept in fisheries exploitation and management since, on the one hand, it is the driving force behind the widespread overexploitation of fisheries and, on the other, it determines the potential economic and social benefits that may be derived from well-managed fisheries.
Where resource rent is not dealt with explicitly, the incentive for each fisher to attempt to catch fish before others do ensures that such rent is eventually all dissipated - i.e.
If a single person, or company, were to be given control of a fish resource, he or she would be able to charge people to use the resource, in exactly the same way that people do who own apartments or cars for example.
www.odi.org.uk /keysheets/fisheries/fisheries_2.html   (1103 words)

 Report of the Workshop and Exchange of Views on Fiscal Reforms for Fisheries — to Promote Growth, Poverty Eradication ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Resource rent is a concept that relates the demand for a natural resource to its scarcity.
It is precisely the presence of this resource rent which, under conditions of open access, leads to an increase in fishing effort until all the resource rent is dissipated.
An understanding of resource rent generation, or of the potential rent associated with a particular resource, is essential to making informed policy decisions that will lead to a productive process that optimizes the use of the resource for society as a whole.
www.fao.org /docrep/007/y5653e/y5653e05.htm   (3247 words)

 fiscal Reform in Fisheries: Resource Rent
Resource rent is the vertical difference between revenue (shown by the parabola marked R) and costs (shown by the straight line from the origin marked C).
Relatively few estimates of resource rent exist, and one important policy goal must be to develop many more such estimates in the future.
They compare resource rents in mining and fisheries, show how such rents may be calculated and demonstrate the way in which improved fisheries management has enabled the generation of such rents.
www.odi.org.uk /keysheets/fisheries/fisheries_2_p2.html   (1166 words)

 Alanna Hartzok / Citizen Dividents and Oil Resource Rents
Their view is that the resource rent collected from the sale of their natural wealth of oil should be conserved.
Any oil resource rents that they can draw down from the federal government or finagle directly from the oil companies might better be directed towards capping and tapping the dozens of natural gas flares to provide an energy source for the region that will help it transition to renewable energy of wind, solar, and microhydropower.
Land value based resource rent funds, if full ground rent is collected for the people as a whole, promotes land reform and affordable land access for current and future generations in addition to generating funds for public benefits and citizen dividends.
www.cooperativeindividualism.org /hartzok_oil_rents.html   (4235 words)

 Stroup and Baden, Property Rights and Natural Resource Management: Library of Economics and Liberty
As a final advantage of management of resources through private property rights, there is a measure of equity in having those people who use a resource (or wish to reserve it for use) pay for it by sacrificing some of their wealth.
This follows directly from the fact that resources are easily mobile, markets provide clear and condensed information on relative values, and each person has the incentive to seek out and fill (and profit from) better uses for each resource.
That is, resource allocation is unchanged to the extent that individual preferences are invariant to the change in wealth caused by different assignments of property rights.
www.econlib.org /library/Essays/LtrLbrty/strbdPR1.html   (5085 words)

 Herman E. Daly / A Letter to the Russian Duma on Economic Rent
The reason is that there is an opportunity cost involved in using a resource for one purpose rather than another, as a result of scarcity of the resource, even if no one produced it.
Land and resource rents (unearned income) are ideal sources of public revenue.
Not only is land and resource rent the best thing to tax from the point of view of efficiency and equity in a well functioning market, such taxes are also a means for improving the functioning of the market itself by internalizing external costs and benefits.
www.cooperativeindividualism.org /daly_rent_views_to_russians.html   (1001 words)

 Collapsing Economies And National Resource Rents - Print Version
Both Cromwell and Petty saw the need to know the annual value of Ireland's natural resources, but the modern neo-classical economist is all but clueless on the quantum of resource rent within the economy, or for that matter to where it disappears.
The graph provides evidence that the growing quantum of Australia's resource rents and taxes has been at the expense of the net incomes of labour and capital, especially since 1972 where, as a proportion of GDP, taxes have increased by 28%, the nation's rent has escalated 125% and net incomes have declined by 35%.
Replacing taxes with resource rents could also help to keep the lid on skyrocketing land prices which have played such a destructive role in the Australian economy during the second half of the fourth Kondratieff wave.
www.gold-eagle.com /editorials_05/kavanagh061405pv.html   (858 words)

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Ricardian rent (in the extensive case) is earned for goods and services provided by nature due to the scarcity of the “land” or natural resource of a particular quality, the exclusion of use through ownership, and variations in natural productivities between lands.
Granted, ecological resources such as fisheries are more accurately described as potentially renewable as opposed to “indestructible” resources, yet classical economists, including Ricardo, often considered fisheries and agriculture as analogues in the exposition of natural resource economic principles applied to land envisioned to have a characteristic set of natural properties.
Of great interest to natural resource management authorities is to capture at least a portion of economic rent to pay for the necessary management, and potential enhancement, of the resource.
www.oas.org /osde/publications/classifications/Biodiversity/Capturing_Ecotourism_Values.doc   (5095 words)

 CITIZEN DIVIDENDS AND OIL RESOURCE RENTS - A Focus on Alaska, Norway and Nigeria
What we should, of course, not do is, advertently or inadvertently, waste these resources because...they are not renewable." He further stated that "apart from being non-renewable, I have said on a number of occasions that what God has put in the soil for Nigerians are put in the soil for past, present and future Nigerians...
Resource rent from non-renewable resources should be invested in socially and environmentally responsible ways and primarily in the needed transition to renewable energy based economies; and
Oil and other non-renewable resource rent funds should themselves transition towards capturing substantial resource rents from surface land site values (ground rent) and other permanent and sustainable sources of rent, such as hydropower points, electromagnetic spectrum and satellite orbital zones.
www.progress.org /cg/cdann.htm   (4322 words)

 2002 World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
It is often taken for granted that taxation of rents is economically nondistortive.
oil extraction and fisheries, this nondistortion principle has been used to justify taxation of what is regarded as resource rents.
First, within the framework of a general model of natural resource extraction, the paper argues that taxation of resource rents will in general affect the time profile of natural resource extraction.
weber.ucsd.edu /~carsonvs/abstracts/2wcere_236.html   (137 words)

 Land Value Taxation And Resource Rent Approach To Financing For Development
Under the current model which commodifies land and resources, land prices become a greater proportion of the costs of production as development proceeds.This primary cause of the widening rich/poor gap demonstrates the law of rent, a concept little understood even within the field of economics.
The Alaska Permanent Fund is an excellent example of the use of resource rents to not only finance government but to provide an ongoing fund for both public investments and cash payments to citizens.
Under the Alaska Constitution, the natural resources of Alaska belong to the residents of Alaska and are to be used, developed and conserved for the maximum benefit of the people.
www.earthrights.net /docs/fin4devt.html   (1763 words)

 East-West Center: Research Publications: Government Decentralization and Resource Rent Revenue Sharing: Issues and ...
These remittances decreased even though revenues to national governments continued apace as a result of continued high international demand for resources and because payment for them was made in foreign exchange, not in depreciated local currency.
However, because the issues surrounding the actual processes of government decentralization and resource rent revenue sharing are relatively new, they are poorly understood.
In the following discussion, the interrelations of the issues surrounding government decentralization and resource rent revenue sharing are addressed in the context of (a) the concept and nature of resource rents, (b) decentralization, (c) the impact of resource development projects, and (d) the impacts of resource rent revenue sharing on national, provincial, and local governments.
www.eastwestcenter.org /res-rp-publicationdetails.asp?pub_ID=970   (370 words)

 RENT: Resources Exist for Networking and Training
RENT is a program of East York/East Toronto Family Resources, funded by the federal Supporting Communities Partnership Initiative, administered through the City of Toronto.
Resources Exist for Networking and Training (RENT) builds the capacity of the housing help sector by facilitating the housing workers' peer-learning network in which coordinated resource development is a priority.
They are often the access point for applications to subsidized housing, the provincial Rent Bank (funds for working tenants in arrears) and other specialized funds.
www.housingworkers.ca   (220 words)

 Rent A Tech Services   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
RENT A TECH guarantees our resources will work out and at some point you may like to hire him/her permanently, we encourage that through our Rent-To-Own policy.
Rent A Techs great Partnership and Associate Programs that are instrumental in providing excess to some of the most talented ITProfessionals available.
RENT A TECH predominantly services the Alberta business community, but through selective alliances and partnerships we now can provide resources across Canada, into the USA, and beyond.
www.rentatech.ca   (375 words)

 The CGI Resource Index: Resource Details: Rent@Script   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Resource Details refreshed on Monday, September 18, 2006 at 00:10 EDT
No registered users have rated or commented on this resource.
Do not vote for your own resource or a competitor's.
cgi.resourceindex.com /rate/?08579   (140 words)

 ECON 376   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
A subsidy in the current period that will not exist in the future, leads to a big increase in production and decrease in price today (compared to question #1), and a decrease in production and higher prices in the future (compared to question #1).
  Although prices increase by about 33% between periods, the resource rent only grows at 5% because cost increases in the future (when the subsidy is dropped) reduce any growth in rents (p-mc) from  rising prices.
  The resource (scarcity) rent also drops because the resource is more abundant (making a given unit of it less valuable), but it still grows at the market rate of interest.
www.towson.edu /~jmichael/pset2key_econ376.htm   (405 words)

 HowardForums: Your Mobile Phone Community & Resource - Splitting Rent
Her roomie and her found a place for $1370 a month and the roomie's room is going to be bigger than my sister's.
I could have rented a house, near campus, without all the extras and it would have cost us considerably more.
If you look at the math, option (1) gives rents that are closer to each other than option (2), but either way it's mathematically fair.
www.howardforums.com /showthread.php?t=588143   (821 words)

 Houston Apartment, Rent Houston, Apartments For Rent In Houston, Apartments For Rent Houston Texas, Houston Apartments ...
A rental property owner or apartment manager may never shut off water, wastewater or gas because the apartment resident is delinquent with a rent or utility payment.
Any provision of an apartment lease agreement that purports to waive any of the apartment resident's rights, liabilities or duties under the utility shutoff law is void.
Electric utilities may be shut off for non-payment of rent in All Bills Paid rental units.
www.rentersresource.com /houston-apartment-rental-pages/types-of-utilities.php   (568 words)

 Angell, Jostein, and Inge Flage (1992) Resource Rent, Transferable Quotas and Sustainable Regional Development; The ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Numerous analytical reviews conclude that within the political and economic constraints of western democracies, there are no such alternatives to solve overcapacity problems and realize the resource rent of the fisheries.
the distribution of resource rent between the fishery sector and other sectors of the economy and between regions.
In an overcapacity situation the resource rent of fishery is 'wasted' to keep alive more capital and more manpower than necessary.
www.indiana.edu /~iascp/abstracts/26.html   (304 words)

 Rent An Apartment Apartments sublets and roommates. Rent An Apartment housing and rentals are at MetroRoommates.com.
Rent An Apartment housing and rentals are at MetroRoommates.com.
MetroRoommates.com is the resource for Rent An Apartment
At MetroRoommates.com members deal directly with owners and leaseholders to rent Rent An Apartment, apartments, sublets and roommates.
www.metroroommates.com /index2/RentAnApartment.html   (52 words)

 Adaptive Disk Spindown via Optimal Rent-to-Buy in Probabilistic Environments   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
In the single rent-to-buy decision problem, without a priori knowledge of the amount of time a resource will be used we need to decide when to buy the resource, given that we can rent the resource for $1 per unit time or buy it once and for all for $c.
In this paper we study algorithms that make a sequence of single rent-to-buy decisions, using the assumption that the resource use times are independently drawn from an unknown probability distribution.
We develop a provably optimal and computationally efficient algorithm for the rent-to-buy problem and evaluate its practical merit for the disk spindown scenario via simulation studies.
www.cs.duke.edu /~jsv/Papers/catalog/node113.html   (442 words)

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A tenant's periodical payment to an owner or landlord for use of land or premises.
The property for which the rent is charged.
Such utilities may include public utilities, such as gas, electricity, etc, or may refer to facilities such as laundry or parking.
www.cs.cmu.edu /afs/cs.cmu.edu/project/pleiades-1/atlas/ont/Realtor.daml   (192 words)

 The St. Petersburg Times - Business - Official: Resource Rent Not Due Yet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
MOSCOW - Squeezing oil and gas majors for so-called "rent" on natural resources is unlikely in the near future, a senior official said Wednesday.
A number of research organizations tried to calculate [their] aggregate rent.
But he also blamed the oil majors themselves for not being transparent enough: "This is why today we do not understand the procedure for imposing rent." Any sound ideas for a working mechanism are welcome, he said, even if they come from Communist leader Gennady Zyuganov.
www.sptimes.ru /index.php?action_id=2&story_id=12072   (409 words)

 Rent A Room Apartments sublets and roommates. Rent A Room housing and rentals are at Sublet.com.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Rent A Room housing and rentals are at Sublet.com.
Sublet.com is the resource for Rent A Room
At Sublet.com members deal directly with owners and leaseholders to rent Rent A Room, apartments, sublets and roommates.
www.thesublet.com /index2/RentARoom.html   (52 words)

 landlordconnect a RENT resource for housing workers
The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing have set the rent increase guideline for 2007 at 2.6%.
landlordconnect.ca offers a free vacancy listing and support for landlords who rent affordable market units and are interested in working with housing help services in Toronto.
landlordconnect.ca is a RENT resource for the housing help sector in the City of Toronto.
www.landlordconnect.ca   (338 words)

 Petroleum resource rent tax: partial use
Amendments to the petroleum resource rent tax (PRRT) legislation are designed to introduce an equitable and uniform tax treatment for companies in the petroleum industry where there is partial use of petroleum infrastructure.
Entities engaged in tolling operations will be able to deduct the operating costs involved in such processes.
Operating costs incurred and revenue received in situations where one project purchases another project’s hydrocarbons and processes them for sale are included in determining a project’s petroleum resource rent taxable amount.
www.ato.gov.au /distributor.asp?doc=/content/42986.htm   (428 words)

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