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The Economic Costs of Climate Change: A Multi-Sector Impact Assessment for Vietnam

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  • Arndt, Channing
  • Tarp, Finn
  • Thurlow, James

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Unlike existing studies, we adopt a multi-sectoral approach and consider the full range of climate projections. Biophysical damages are translated into economic costs using a dynamic economywide model. Our results for Vietnam indicate that the negative im

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Paper provided by World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) in its series Working Paper Series with number UNU-WIDER Research Paper WP2012/82.

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Date of creation: 2012
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Handle: RePEc:unu:wpaper:wp2012-82

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Keywords: climate change; uncertainty; multi-sector; CGE model; Vietnam;

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  1. James Thurlow & Paul Dorosh & Winston Yu, 2012. "A Stochastic Simulation Approach to Estimating the Economic Impacts of Climate Change in Bangladesh," Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 16(3), pages 412-428, 08.
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  3. World Bank, 2010. "Economics of Adaptation to Climate Change : Mozambique," World Bank Other Operational Studies 12748, The World Bank.
  4. Paul Chinowsky & Channing Arndt, 2012. "Climate Change and Roads: A Dynamic Stressor–Response Model," Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 16(3), pages 448-462, 08.
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  8. Arndt, Channing & Strzepeck, Kenneth & Tarp, Finn & Thurlow, James & Fant, Charles & Wright, Len, 2010. "Adapting to Climate Change An Integrated Biophysical and Economic Assessment for Mozambique," Working Paper Series wp2010-101, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
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  1. Neumann, James E. & Emanuel, Kerry A. & Ravela, Sai & Ludwig, Lindsay C. & Verly, Caroleen, 2012. "Risks of Coastal Storm Surge and the Effect of Sea Level Rise in the Red River Delta, Vietnam," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  2. Chinowsky, Paul S. & Schweikert, Amy E. & Strzepek, Niko L. & Strzepek, Kenneth, 2012. "Road Infrastructure and Climate Change in Vietnam," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  3. Arndt, Channing & Fant, Charles & Robinson, Sherman & Strzepek, Kenneth, 2012. "Informed Selection of Future Climates," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  4. Gebretsadik, Yohannes & Fant, Charles & Strzepek, Kenneth, 2012. "Impact of Climate Change on Irrigation, Crops and Hydropower in Vietnam," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).

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