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Global Warming and the Green Paradox: A Review of Adverse Effects of Climate Policies

Frederick van der Ploeg and Cees Withagen.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

July 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 10382 words.

This article examines the possible adverse effects of well-intended climate policies, an outcome known as the Green Paradox. A weak Green Paradox arises if the announcement of a future...

The Treatment of Uncertainty and Learning in the Economics of Natural Resource and Environmental Management

Jacob LaRiviere, David Kling, James N Sanchirico, Charles Sims and Michael Springborn.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

February 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Renewable Resources and Conservation; Environmental Economics; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy. 9917 words.

Abstract

Environmental and resource economists often use models that include uncertainty and ways to reduce that uncertainty through learning. Using a standard...

War Signals: A Theory of Trade, Trust, and Conflict

Dominic Rohner, Mathias Thoenig and Fabrizio Zilibotti.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation; Economic Development; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 18303 words.

We construct a theory of persistent civil conflicts, where persistence is driven by the endogenous dynamics of inter-ethnic trust and trade. In times of peace, agents belonging to two...

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