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Assessing Transformation Pathways
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Technological change in economic models of environmental policy: a survey
This paper provides an overview of the treatment of technological change in economic models of environmental policy. Numerous economic modeling studies have confirmed the sensitivity of mid- andExpand
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EU climate policy up to 2020: An economic impact assessment
In its fight against climate change the EU is committed to reducing its overall greenhouse gas emissions to at least 20% below 1990 levels by 2020. To meet this commitment, the EU builds on segmentedExpand
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Inequality, communication, and the avoidance of disastrous climate change in a public goods game
International efforts to provide global public goods often face the challenges of coordinating national contributions and distributing costs equitably in the face of uncertainty, inequality, andExpand
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Assessing Emission Allocation in Europe: An Interactive Simulation Approach
Implementation of an EU-wide emissions trading system by means of National Allocation Plans is at the core of European environmental policy agenda. Member States are faced with the problem ofExpand
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On the Self-Interested Use of Equity in International Climate Negotiations
We discuss self-interested uses of equity arguments in international climate negotiations. Using unique data from a world-wide survey of agents involved in international climate policy, we show thatExpand
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On the Provision of Public Goods with Probabilistic and Ambiguous Thresholds
Many natural systems involve thresholds that, once triggered, imply irreversible damages for the users. Although the existence of such thresholds is undisputed, their location is highly uncertain. WeExpand
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Computable general equilibrium models for sustainability impact assessment: Status quo and prospects
Abstract Sustainability Impact Assessment ( SIA ) of economic, environmental, and social effects triggered by governmental policies has become a central requirement for policy design. The threeExpand
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The Value-Added of Sectoral Disaggregation: Implications on Competitive Consequences of Climate Change Policies
Global impact assessment of unilateral climate policies is commonly based on multi-sector, multi-region computable general equilibrium (CGE) models that are calibrated to consistent accounts ofExpand
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The Demand for Climate Protection - Empirical Evidence from Germany
An experiment designed to find the real demand for climate protection was conducted among a sample of the residential population in Mannheim, Germany. Participants were offered the opportunity toExpand
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