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Adaptation to climate change can support unilateral emission reductions

Klaus Eisenack and Leonhard Kähler.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare Economics; International Relations and International Political Economy; Environmental Economics. 9028 words.

Policy advocates frequently call for unilateral action to promote international climate protection. It is still conventional wisdom that unilateral action does not pay off for individual...

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Climate Contracts: A Game of Emissions, Investments, Negotiations, and Renegotiations

Bård Harstad.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Environmental Economics; International Relations and International Political Economy; Public Economics. 14407 words.

The paper presents a dynamic game where players contribute to a public bad, invest in technologies, and write incomplete contracts. Despite the n + 1 stocks in the model, the analysis is...

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Climate leadership by conditional commitments

Leif Helland, Jon Hovi and Håkon Sælen.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2018; p ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; Design of Experiments; International Relations and International Political Economy; Environmental Economics; Publicly Provided Goods. 10705 words.

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Under the 2015 Paris climate agreement, each party sets its own mitigation target by submitting a Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) every five...

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Corruption and air pollution in Europe

Kate Ivanova.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2011; p ublished online August 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; International Relations and International Political Economy. 8334 words.

This paper examines how the effectiveness of regulatory framework influences levels of sulphur emissions in a scenario where, to reduce its (emission-) tax payments, a polluting firm may...

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Determinants of pollution: what do we really know?

Martin Gassebner, Michael J. Lamla and Jan-Egbert Sturm.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2011; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Environmental Economics; International Relations and International Political Economy; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Economic Development. 11447 words.

The recent literature proposes many variables as significant determinants of pollution. This paper gives an overview of this literature and asks which of these factors have an empirically...

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Estimating Strategic Models of International Treaty Formation

Ulrich J. Wagner.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric Modelling; International Relations and International Political Economy; International Trade; Environmental Economics; Publicly Provided Goods; International Law. 20472 words.

This article develops an empirical framework for analysing the timing of international treaties. A treaty is modelled as a dynamic game among governments that decide on participation in...

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Linking Policies When Tastes Differ: Global Climate Policy in a Heterogeneous World

Gilbert E. Metcalf and David Weisbach.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

January 2012; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; International Relations and International Political Economy. 10109 words.

In this article we discuss the mechanics of linking different types of climate change policies and identify areas where linkage will be difficult. Our goal is to identify opportunities for...

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Policy Brief—Achieving Paris Climate Agreement Pledges: Alternative Designs for Linking Emissions Trading Systems

Adam Rose, Dan Wei, Noah Miller, Toon Vandyck and Christian Flachsland.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

February 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; International Relations and International Political Economy. 5197 words.

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The coordination of international climate policy, such as linking systems of tradable greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions allowances, can greatly lower the...

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