Economic Growth and Climate Change

February 1, 2009

Working Paper— This working paper sheds light on the various theories which attempt to explain the relationship between economic growth and climate change.

Authors: Edward Nell, Willi Semmler and Armon Rezai

It evaluates them critically along the ideas of intergenerational equity and economic externalities, and analyze which of the policy instruments mentioned are preferable in light of these theories.

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