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North-South Climate Change Negotiations:a Sequential Game with Asymmetric Information

  • Alexandro Caparros

    (IEG - Department of Economics, Institute of Economics and Geography (IEG) - CSIC - Spanish Council for Scientific Research [Madrid])

  • Jean-Christophe Pereau

    (CIRED - Centre International de Recherche sur l'Environnement et le Développement - ENGREF - Ecole Nationale du Génie Rural, des Eaux et des Forêts - CIRAD - Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement - EHESS - École des hautes études en sciences sociales - École des Ponts ParisTech (ENPC) - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)

  • Tarik Tazdait

    (CIRED - Centre International de Recherche sur l'Environnement et le Développement - ENGREF - Ecole Nationale du Génie Rural, des Eaux et des Forêts - CIRAD - Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement - EHESS - École des hautes études en sciences sociales - École des Ponts ParisTech (ENPC) - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)

This article determines the conditions under which theSouthern countries should act together, or separately, while negotiating with the North about climate change policy and about the conditions for future Southern engagement. The paper models the international negotiations with complete and with asymmetric information in a dynamic framework. Results show that, depending on their characteristics, the different players can obtain benefits delaying the moment of the agreement.

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Date of creation: 2004
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Publication status: Published in Public Choice, Springer Verlag, 2004, 121 (3-4), pp.455-480. <10.1007/s11127-004-2683-x>
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DOI: 10.1007/s11127-004-2683-x
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