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Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Strategies in Italy: An Economic Assessment


Alessandra Sgobbi


Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) ; Centro Euro-Mediterraneo per i Cambiamenti Climatici (CMCC)

Carlo Carraro


Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM); Ca' Foscari University of Venice; CMCC - Euro Mediterranean Centre for Climate Change (Climate Policy Division); IPCC; Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR); CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute); Centre for European Policy Studies, Brussels

January 1, 2008

FEEM Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei Research Paper
CMCC Research Paper No. 14

Abstract:     
In this paper, the economic value of the impacts of climate change is assessed for different Italian economic sectors and regions. Sectoral and regional impacts are then aggregated to provide a macroeconomic estimate of variations in GDP induced by climate change in the next decades. Autonomous adaptation induced by changes in relative prices and in stocks of natural and economic resources is fully taken into account. The model also considers international trade effects. Results show that in Italy aggregate GDP losses induced by climate change are likely to be small. However, some economic sectors (e.g. tourism) and the alpine regions will suffer significant economic damages.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 28

Keywords: Impacts, Climate Change, Adaptation, GDP Losses, Tourism

JEL Classification: O13, Q43, Q5, R13

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Date posted: January 29, 2008 ; Last revised: April 25, 2012

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Sgobbi, Alessandra and Carraro, Carlo, Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Strategies in Italy: An Economic Assessment (January 1, 2008). FEEM Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei Research Paper; CMCC Research Paper No. 14. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1086627 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1086627

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Alessandra Sgobbi (Contact Author)
Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) ( email )
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Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) ( email )
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