Christian P. Traeger

University of California, Berkeley

310 Barrows Hall

Berkeley, CA 94720

United States

University of Oslo - Department of Economics (ESOP)

Moltke Moes vei 31

Oslo, 0851

Norway

ifo Institute - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich, 81679

Germany

University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research

Gaustadalleen 21

N-0317 Oslo

Norway

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Analytic Integrated Assessment and Uncertainty

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 02 Oct 2015
Christian P. Traeger
University of California, Berkeley
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climate change, integrated assessment, uncertainty, learning, risk aversion, recursive utility

Closed-Form Integrated Assessment and Uncertainty

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5464
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 14 Aug 2015
Christian P. Traeger
University of California, Berkeley
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climate change, integrated assessment, uncertainty, learning, risk aversion, recursive utility, social cost of carbon, carbon tax

ACE – Analytic Climate Economy (with Temperature and Uncertainty)

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 09 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2019
Christian P. Traeger
University of California, Berkeley
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climate change, integrated assessment, uncertainty, learning, risk aversion, recursive utility, social cost of carbon, carbon tax, carbon cycle, climate sensitivity, stochastic volatility, autoregressive gamma

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Once Upon a Time Preference - How Rationality and Risk Aversion Change the Rationale for Discounting

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3793
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 26 Apr 2012
Christian P. Traeger
University of California, Berkeley
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time preference, discounting, uncertainty, expected utility, recursive utility, risk aversion, intertemporal substitutability, stationarity, certainty additivity, temporal lotteries, intertemporal risk aversion, temporal resolution of risk, discount rate

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Why Uncertainty Matters - Discounting Under Intertemporal Risk Aversion and Ambiguity

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3727
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Feb 2012
Christian P. Traeger
University of California, Berkeley
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ambiguity, climate change, cost benefit analysis, discounting, intertemporal substitutability, risk aversion, uncertainty

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Discounting Under Uncertainty: Disentangling the Weitzman and the Gollier Effect

CUDARE Working Paper No. 1121
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 27 May 2013
Christian P. Traeger
University of California, Berkeley
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benefit cost analysis, discounting, term structure, uncertainty, Weitzman-Gollier puzzle

Trading Off Generations: Infinitely-Lived Agent Versus OLG

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 26 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2011
Maik T. Schneider, Christian P. Traeger and Ralph Winkler
University of Bath, University of California, Berkeley and University of Bern - Department of Economics
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climate change, discounting, infinitely-lived agents, intergenerational equity, overlapping generations, time preference

Trading Off Generations: Infinitely Lived Agent Versus OLG

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3743
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Feb 2012
Maik T. Schneider, Christian P. Traeger and Ralph Winkler
University of Bath, University of California, Berkeley and University of Bern - Department of Economics
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climate change, discounting, infinitely lived agents, intergenerational equity, overlapping generations, time preference

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Subjective Risk, Confidence, and Ambiguity

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 May 2013
Christian P. Traeger
University of California, Berkeley
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ambiguity, confidence, subjective beliefs, expected utility, intertemporal substitutability, intertemporal risk aversion, recursive utility, uncertainty, climate change, behavior

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Risk and Aversion in Assessing Climate Policy

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 May 2013
Benjamin Crost and Christian P. Traeger
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and University of California, Berkeley
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climate change policy, damages, uncertainty, integrated assessment, risk aversion

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Ambiguous Tipping Points

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Oct 2015
Derek Lemoine and Christian P. Traeger
University of Arizona - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley
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tipping point, ambiguity, Knightian uncertainty, threshold, regime shift, climate change, hazard, integrated assessment, dynamic programming, social cost of carbon, carbon tax

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A 4-Stated Dice: Quantitatively Addressing Uncertainty Effects in Climate Change

CUDARE Working Papers, No. 1130
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 May 2013 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2013
Christian P. Traeger
University of California, Berkeley
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climate change, uncertainty, integrated assessment, DICE, dynamic programming, risk aversion, intertemporal substitution, recursive utility

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Discounting and Confidence

CUDARE Working Papers, No. 1117R
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 May 2013
Christian P. Traeger
University of California, Berkeley
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uncertainty, discounting, climate change, ambiguity, confidence, subjective beliefs, prudence, pessimism, expected utility, intertemporal substitutability, intertemporal risk aversion

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Recalculating the Social Cost of Carbon

FEEM Working Paper No. 19.2018
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 29 May 2018
Bocconi University, Bocconi University, London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment, CMCC - Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici - European Institute onEconomy and the Environment (EIEE), Goethe University Frankfurt, Oslo Metropolitan University, Goethe University Frankfurt, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), University of California, Berkeley and University of Oxford
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Integrated Assessment Models, Climate Policy, Carbon, Uncertainty

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Trading Off Generations: Equity, Discounting, and Climate Change

European Economic Review, 56: 1621–1644, 2012
Posted: 31 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2019
Maik T. Schneider, Christian P. Traeger and Ralph Winkler
University of Bath, University of California, Berkeley and University of Bern - Department of Economics
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climate change, discounting, infinitely lived agents, intergenerational equity, overlapping generations, time preference

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The Social Discount Rate Under Intertemporal Risk Aversion and Ambiguity

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 Jul 2011
Christian P. Traeger
University of California, Berkeley
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ambiguity, climate change, cost benefit analysis, discounting, intertemporal substitutability, risk aversion, uncertainty

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Tipping Points and Ambiguity in the Economics of Climate Change

NBER Working Paper No. w18230
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Jul 2012
Derek Lemoine and Christian P. Traeger
University of Arizona - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley
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What's the Option?

Posted: 28 May 2013
Christian P. Traeger
University of California, Berkeley

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irreversibility, option, quasi-option value, benefit cost analysis, uncertainty

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Sustainability, Limited Substitutability, and Non-Constant Social Discount Rates

Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Vol. 62, No. 2, 2011
Posted: 27 May 2013
Christian P. Traeger
University of California, Berkeley

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Environmental discount rate, Hyperbolic, Limited substitutability, Non-constant discounting, Project evaluation, Social discount factor, Social discount rate

Recent Developments in the Intertemporal Modeling of Uncertainty

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp. 261-286, 2009
Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Christian P. Traeger
University of California, Berkeley

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Recent Developments in the Intertemporal Modeling of Uncertainty

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp. 261-286, 2009
Posted: 16 Sep 2011
Christian P. Traeger
University of California, Berkeley

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