International emissions trading: Good or bad?
AbstractUsing a non-cooperative climate policy game applied in the literature, we find that an agreement with international emissions trading leads to increased emissions and reduced efficiency.
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Volume (Year): 117 (2012)
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Climate change; International environmental agreements; Emissions trading; Non-cooperative game theory;
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