The Stern Review and the economics of climate change: an editorial essay

@article{Yohe2008TheSR,
  title={The Stern Review and the economics of climate change: an editorial essay},
  author={Gary W. Yohe and Richard S. J. Tol},
  journal={Climatic Change},
  year={2008},
  volume={89},
  pages={231-240}
}
The Stern Review of the Economics of Climate Change (Stern et al. 2006a, b; Stern 2007)has been the catalyst of an enormous amount of discussion since its release in the fall of2006. Policy makers see it as an authoritative report that makes an economic case for rapidreduction of greenhouse gas emissions. Most economists have a different opinion of thequality of the analysis, even though there is a virtual consensus among economists thatclimate change is a serious externality which calls for… Expand
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