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The Economics of the Mega-Greenhouse Effect: A Conceptual Framework

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  • John M. Gowdy

    () (Department of Economics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy NY 12180-3590, USA)

  • Roxana Julia

    (Department of Economics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy NY 12180-3590, USA)

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This paper examine the economics of the mega-greenhouse effect under two scenarios. One caps total CO2 levels and the other limits annual emission rates.

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  • John M. Gowdy & Roxana Julia, 2007. "The Economics of the Mega-Greenhouse Effect: A Conceptual Framework," Rensselaer Working Papers in Economics 0711, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:rpi:rpiwpe:0711
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    • C53 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - Forecasting and Prediction Models; Simulation Methods
    • D61 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Allocative Efficiency; Cost-Benefit Analysis
    • Q20 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Renewable Resources and Conservation - - - General
    • Q21 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Renewable Resources and Conservation - - - Demand and Supply; Prices

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