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Gernot Wagner

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First Name:Gernot
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Last Name:Wagner
RePEc Short-ID:pwa77
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(50%) Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
New York University (NYU)

New York City, New York (United States)

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295 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10012-9604
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(50%) New York University (NYU), Department of Environmental Studies
New York, NY

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Working papers

  1. Stoerk, Thomas & Wagner, Gernot & Ward, Robert E. T., 2018. "Recommendations for improving the treatment of risk and uncertainty in economic estimates of climate impacts in the Sixth Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Assessment Report," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 87957, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  2. Moreno-Cruz, Juan B. & Wagner, Gernot & Keith, David w., 2017. "An Economic Anatomy of Optimal Climate Policy," Working Paper Series rwp17-028, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government.
  3. Wagner, Gernot & Zeckhauser, Richard J., 2016. "Confronting Deep and Persistent Climate Uncertainty," Working Paper Series 16-025, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government.
  4. Kent D. Daniel & Robert B. Litterman & Gernot Wagner, 2016. "Applying Asset Pricing Theory to Calibrate the Price of Climate Risk," NBER Working Papers 22795, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  5. Robert E. Kopp & Rachael Shwom & Gernot Wagner & Jiacan Yuan, 2016. "Tipping elements and climate-economic shocks: Pathways toward integrated assessment," Papers 1603.00850,, revised Jul 2016.
  6. Mark C. Freeman & Gernot Wagner & Richard J. Zeckhauser, 2015. "Climate Sensitivity Uncertainty: When is Good News Bad?," NBER Working Papers 20900, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  7. Kenneth Gillingham & David Rapson & Gernot Wagner, 2015. "The Rebound Effect and Energy Efficiency Policy," Working Papers 2014.107, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei.
  8. Green, Jessica F. & Sterner, Thomas & Wagner, Gernot, 2014. "The Politics of Market Linkage: Linking Domestic Climate Policies with International Political Economy," Climate Change and Sustainable Development 178244, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM).
  9. Stavins, Robert & Wagner, Alexander & Wagner, Gernot, 2002. "Interpreting Sustainability in Economic Terms: Dynamic Efficiency Plus Intergenerational Equity," Discussion Papers dp-02-29, Resources For the Future.


  1. J. Paul Kelleher & Gernot Wagner, 2019. "Ramsey discounting calls for subtracting climate damages from economic growth rates," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 26(1), pages 79-82, January.
  2. Mohlin, Kristina & Camuzeaux, Jonathan R. & Muller, Adrian & Schneider, Marius & Wagner, Gernot, 2018. "Factoring in the forgotten role of renewables in CO2 emission trends using decomposition analysis," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 116(C), pages 290-296.
  3. Wagner, Gernot & Weitzman, Martin L., 2018. "Potentially large equilibrium climate sensitivity tail uncertainty," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 168(C), pages 144-146.
  4. J. Paul Kelleher & Gernot Wagner, 2018. "Prescriptivism, Risk Aversion, and Intertemporal Substitution in Climate Economics," Annals of Economics and Statistics, GENES, issue 132, pages 129-149.
  5. Thomas Stoerk & Gernot Wagner & Robert E T Ward, 2018. "Policy Brief—Recommendations for Improving the Treatment of Risk and Uncertainty in Economic Estimates of Climate Impacts in the Sixth Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Assessment Report," Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 12(2), pages 371-376.
  6. Dustin Tingley & Gernot Wagner, 2017. "Solar geoengineering and the chemtrails conspiracy on social media," Palgrave Communications, Palgrave Macmillan, vol. 3(1), pages 1-7, December.
  7. Jeremy Proville & Daniel Zavala-Araiza & Gernot Wagner, 2017. "Night-time lights: A global, long term look at links to socio-economic trends," PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science, vol. 12(3), pages 1-12, March.
  8. Kenneth Gillingham & David Rapson & Gernot Wagner, 2016. "The Rebound Effect and Energy Efficiency Policy," Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 10(1), pages 68-88.
  9. Frank J. Convery & Gernot Wagner, 2015. "Reflections–Managing Uncertain Climates: Some Guidance for Policy Makers and Researchers," Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 9(2), pages 304-320.
  10. Elisheba Spiller & Gernot Wagner, 2013. "Fuel Taxes and the Poor: The Distributional Effects of Gasoline Taxation and Their Implications for Climate Policy," Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 49(3), pages 392-393, December.
  11. Gernot Wagner & Richard Zeckhauser, 2012. "Climate policy: hard problem, soft thinking," Climatic Change, Springer, vol. 110(3), pages 507-521, February.
  12. Wagner, Gernot, 2010. "Energy content of world trade," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 38(12), pages 7710-7721, December.
  13. Cynthia Lin, C.-Y. & Wagner, Gernot, 2007. "Steady-state growth in a Hotelling model of resource extraction," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Elsevier, vol. 54(1), pages 68-83, July.
  14. Stavins, Robert N. & Wagner, Alexander F. & Wagner, Gernot, 2003. "Interpreting sustainability in economic terms: dynamic efficiency plus intergenerational equity," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 79(3), pages 339-343, June.


  1. Gernot Wagner & Martin L. Weitzman, 2016. "911," Introductory Chapters, in: Climate Shock: The Economic Consequences of a Hotter Planet, Princeton University Press.


  1. Gernot Wagner & Martin L. Weitzman, 2015. "Climate Shock: The Economic Consequences of a Hotter Planet," Economics Books, Princeton University Press, edition 1, number 10414.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 11 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (9) 2006-01-24 2015-02-11 2015-09-05 2016-03-10 2016-09-25 2016-11-13 2018-05-21 2018-06-18 2019-07-29. Author is listed
  2. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (7) 2015-02-16 2016-09-25 2016-11-13 2018-05-21 2018-06-18 2019-04-01 2019-07-29. Author is listed
  3. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (4) 2015-02-11 2015-09-05 2016-09-25 2018-06-18
  4. NEP-REG: Regulation (2) 2018-05-21 2018-06-18
  5. NEP-RES: Resource Economics (2) 2016-09-25 2018-05-21
  6. NEP-EVO: Evolutionary Economics (1) 2016-03-10
  7. NEP-UPT: Utility Models & Prospect Theory (1) 2016-11-13


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