The Economics of Climate Change

August 8, 2009

In light of the urgency presented by global warming, this policy note makes a case for ambitious mitigation policies aimed at reducing carbon emission.

Various mitigation policies are discussed with respect to their economic costs and efficiency in global warming reduction; policy implications are derived.

Authors: Christian Schoder and Willi Semmler
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