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Global Warming: Economic Policy Responses

Edited By: R Dornbusch and JM Poterba

MIT Press

Hardback | Dec 1991 | #14162 | ISBN: 026204126X
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Focuses on the economic rather than environmental effects of global warming, and the economic initiatives that could be adopted to reduce the emission of greenhouse gasses.


Is there a global warming problem? Andrew R. Solow; economic approaches to greenhouse warming, William D. Nordhaus; tax policy to combat global warming - on designing a carbon tax, James M. Poterba; technological substitution options for controlling greenhouse gas emissions, David W. Pearce; economic responses to climatic change: a European perspective, Emilio Gerelli; economic responses to global warming /international burden sharing and coordination - prospects for cooperative approaches to global warming, T.C.Schelling; the international incidence of the carbon taxes, John Whalley; global warming initiative - the Pacific rim, Hirofumi Uzawa; optional for slowing Amazon jungle clearing, Eustaquio Reis and Sergio Margulis; discussants - Lars Bergman, William R. Cline, Peter Diamond, Leter B. Lave, Alan Manne, John P. Martin, Thorvald Moe, David M. Newbery, Norman J. Rosenberg, Lutz Wicke, Gerrit Zahn.

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The late Rudi Dornbusch was Ford Professor of Economics and International Management at MIT.

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