Things tagged 'risk'
Siblings, Not Triplets: Social Preferences for Risk, Inequality and Time in Discounting Climate Change
Arguments about the appropriate discount rate often start by assuming a Utilitarian social welfare function with isoelastic utility, in which [...]
Risk, inequality and time: How can public attitudes be incorporated better into the economics of climate change?
Much of the debate following the publication of the Stern Review of the Economics of Climate Change has focused on [...]
This dissertation disentangles individuals’ preferences for the elasticity of marginal utility, η, a central and ethically important parameter in the [...]
China has the lions’ share of world’s expected Certified Emission Reduction (CERs) produced from projects under Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). [...]
The magnitude and probabilities of global warming consequences involve both risk and ambiguity. Consequences of global warming are risky because [...]