Climate equivalence scales and the effects of climate change on Russian welfare and well-being
AbstractThis paper measures the concepts of welfare and well-being in Russia on the basis of two large Russian household surveys, carried out in 1993 and 1994. Welfare refers to satisfaction with income and well-being refers to satisfaction with life as a whole. This paper investigates how climate conditions in various parts of Russia affect the cost of living and well-being. Climate equivalence scales have been constructed for both welfare and well-being.
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Climate; Welfare; Well being; Climatic condition; Empirical method; Climate modification; Russia; Eurasia;
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