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Climate Change Adaptation Will Offer a Sharp Test of the Claims of Behavioral Economics

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  • Kahn Matthew E.

    () (Institute of the Environment, UCLA, La Kretz Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA)

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Concepts from behavioral economics can be used to make predictions concerning how climate change will impact the economy. Six new predictions from behavioral economics are compared to their rational expectations counterparts.

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  • Kahn Matthew E., 2015. "Climate Change Adaptation Will Offer a Sharp Test of the Claims of Behavioral Economics," The Economists' Voice, De Gruyter, vol. 12(1), pages 25-30, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:bpj:evoice:v:12:y:2015:i:1:p:25-30:n:3
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    1. James J. Choi & David Laibson & Brigitte C. Madrian, 2011. "$100 Bills on the Sidewalk: Suboptimal Investment in 401(k) Plans," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 93(3), pages 748-763, August.
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    1. Forecasting and Adapting to Climate Change Fire Risk
      by Matthew Kahn in Environmental and Urban Economics on 2015-09-09 18:18:00
    2. Adapting to St. Louis Flood Risk
      by Matthew Kahn in Environmental and Urban Economics on 2016-01-01 22:15:00
    3. Two Comments About Richard Thaler's 2016 AEA Presidential Address
      by Matthew Kahn in Environmental and Urban Economics on 2016-01-07 06:22:00
    4. Partisan Climate Politics Continues
      by Matthew Kahn in Environmental and Urban Economics on 2016-05-28 00:51:00
    5. Creatures Adapt to Climate Change by Migrating
      by Matthew Kahn in Environmental and Urban Economics on 2016-06-15 20:42:00
    6. The Economics Research Agenda on Climate Change Adaptation
      by Matthew Kahn in Environmental and Urban Economics on 2016-09-17 20:28:00
    7. Some Comments on Nordhaus (2016)
      by Matthew Kahn in Environmental and Urban Economics on 2017-01-31 20:51:00
    8. Some Climate Adaptation Research Topics for Young Economists to Work On
      by Matthew Kahn in Environmental and Urban Economics on 2017-02-04 23:46:00
    9. Will Pollution Increase During Mr. Trump's Presidency?
      by Matthew Kahn in Environmental and Urban Economics on 2017-02-06 21:40:00
    10. How Do Environmental Economists Know that the Social Cost of Carbon is $42 a Ton?
      by Matthew Kahn in Environmental and Urban Economics on 2017-02-19 23:43:00
    11. A Quick Economic Evaluation of Jim Hansen's Predictions About Our Urban Future
      by Matthew Kahn in Environmental and Urban Economics on 2017-07-15 18:34:00
    12. Sane Discussion of Disaster Adaptation in the NY Times
      by Matthew Kahn in Environmental and Urban Economics on 2017-09-30 22:55:00

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