Integrated Assessment of Climate Catastrophes with Endogenous Uncertainty: Does the Risk of Ice Sheet Collapse Justify Precautionary Mitigation?
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KeywordsClimate Change Policy; Sea Level Rise; Ice Sheet Collapse; Endogenous Uncertainty; Stochastic Optimization; Greenhouse Gas Mitigation; Risk Management;
- C61 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - Optimization Techniques; Programming Models; Dynamic Analysis
- D61 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Allocative Efficiency; Cost-Benefit Analysis
- D81 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Criteria for Decision-Making under Risk and Uncertainty
- H23 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue - - - Externalities; Redistributive Effects; Environmental Taxes and Subsidies
- Q54 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Climate; Natural Disasters and their Management; Global Warming
- Q58 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Environmental Economics: Government Policy
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- NEP-AGR-2015-12-12 (Agricultural Economics)
- NEP-ALL-2015-12-12 (All new papers)
- NEP-ENE-2015-12-12 (Energy Economics)
- NEP-ENV-2015-12-12 (Environmental Economics)
- NEP-ORE-2015-12-12 (Operations Research)
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