Reflections on Abatement Modelling

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In environmental economics it is common to add non-negative constraints on abatement, or equivalently to constrain emissions by some maximum unabated level. However, in this paper it is argued that these assumptions are both physically wrong and complicating. Also, more seriously, such constraints can rule out optimal solutions. For instance, negative NOx… (More)

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@inproceedings{Wolfgang1999ReflectionsOA, title={Reflections on Abatement Modelling}, author={Ove Wolfgang and Ragnar Frisch}, year={1999} }