The distributional impact of climate change on rich and poor countries

@inproceedings{Mendelsohn2006TheDI,
  title={The distributional impact of climate change on rich and poor countries},
  author={Robert I. Mendelsohn and Ariel Dinar and Larry Williams},
  year={2006}
}
This paper examines the impact of climate change on rich and poor countries across the world. We measure two indices of the relative impact of climate across countries, impact per capita, and impact per GDP. These measures sum market impacts across the climate-sensitive economic sectors of each country. Both indices reveal that climate change will have serious distributional impact across countries, grouped by income per capita. We predict that poor countries will suffer the bulk of the damages… CONTINUE READING

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