Yongyang Cai

Ohio State University (OSU)

Associate Professor

Department of Agricultural, Environmental

and Development Economics

Columbus, OH 43210

United States

Center for Robust Decisionmaking on Climate & Energy Policy (RDCEP)

5735 S. Ellis Street

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

DSICE: A Dynamic Stochastic Integrated Model of Climate and Economy

RDCEP Working Paper No. 12-02
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Jan 2012
Ohio State University (OSU), Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace and University of Zurich
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numerical dynamic programming, value function iteration, tipping points, stochastic IAM

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Tipping Points in a Dynamic Stochastic IAM

RDCEP Working Paper No. 12-03
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 27 Jan 2012
University of Zurich, Ohio State University (OSU) and Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace
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Climate change policy and uncertainty, discounting abrupt and irreversible climate change, tipping points, stochastic IAM

Computational Methods in Environmental and Resource Economics

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 26 Nov 2018
Yongyang Cai
Ohio State University (OSU)
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optimal control, dynamic programming, value function iteration, time iteration, robust decision making, real options, bilevel optimization, climate change

Computational Methods in Environmental and Resource Economics

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 11, Issue 1, pp. 59-82, 2019
Posted: 14 Oct 2019
Yongyang Cai
Ohio State University (OSU)

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Model Uncertainty and Energy Technology Policy: The Example of Induced Technical Change

RDCEP Working Paper No. 14-01
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Apr 2014
Yongyang Cai and Alan Sanstad
Ohio State University (OSU) and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
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Climate Policy, Carbon Tax, Technical Change, Model Uncertainty, Min-Max Regret, Robust Analysis

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Dynamic Programming with Hermite Interpolation

RDCEP Working Paper No. 12-09
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 Jun 2012
Yongyang Cai and Kenneth L. Judd
Ohio State University (OSU) and Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace
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Numerical dynamic programming, value function iteration, Hermite interpolation

To Build or Not to Build? Capital Stocks and Climate Policy

CESifo Working Paper Series
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Feb 2018
University of Oxford - Department of Economics, Ohio State University (OSU) and King's College London
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Infrastructure, Clean and Dirty Energy Inputs, Renewable Energy, Stranded Assets, Carbon Budget, Climate Change Policies, Green Paradox

To Build or Not to Build? Capital Stocks and Climate Policy

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6884
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 09 Apr 2018
University of Oxford - Department of Economics, Ohio State University (OSU) and King's College London
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infrastructure, clean and dirty energy inputs, renewable energy, stranded assets, carbon budget, climate change policies, Green Paradox

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Urbanization and Property Rights

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7486
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Yongyang Cai, Harris Selod and Jevgenijs Steinbuks
Ohio State University (OSU), National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Inequality, Peri-Urban Communities, Urban Partnerships & Poverty

Continuous-Time Methods for Integrated Assessment Models

RDCEP Working Paper No. 12-10
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 19 Jun 2012
Ohio State University (OSU), Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace and University of Zurich
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Integrated Assessment Model, continuous time DICE, climate change, finite difference method

Continuous-Time Methods for Integrated Assessment Models

NBER Working Paper No. w18365
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Sep 2012
Ohio State University (OSU), Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace and University of Zurich
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The Effect of Climate and Technological Uncertainty in Crop Yields on the Optimal Path of Global Land Use

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7009
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Ohio State University (OSU), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Chicago and Purdue University - Center for Global Trade Analysis
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Climate Change and Health, Forests and Forestry, Global Environment, Climate Change and Agriculture, Climate Change and Environment, Coastal and Marine Resources, Science of Climate Change, Forestry, Energy and Natural Resources

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Solving Dynamic Programming Problems on a Computational Grid

NBER Working Paper No. w18714
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2021
Ohio State University (OSU), Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, University of Wisconsin - Madison and University of Wisconsin - Madison
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Numerical Solution of Dynamic Portfolio Optimization with Transaction Costs

NBER Working Paper No. w18709
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2021
Yongyang Cai, Kenneth L. Judd and Rong Xu
Ohio State University (OSU), Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace and Stanford University - Department of Computer Science
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Modeling Uncertainty in Large Natural Resource Allocation Problems

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9159
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 21 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2020
Ohio State University (OSU), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, University of Chicago - Department of Computer Science and Purdue University - Center for Global Trade Analysis
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Nonlinear Programming Method for Dynamic Programming

NBER Working Paper No. w19034
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 May 2013 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2021
Ohio State University (OSU), Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, University of Zurich, Bank of Italy and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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The Social Cost of Stochastic and Irreversible Climate Change

NBER Working Paper No. w18704
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2021
Ohio State University (OSU), Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace and University of Zurich
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A Nonlinear Certainty Equivalent Approximation Method for Dynamic Stochastic Problems

NBER Working Paper No. w21590
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 28 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2021
Ohio State University (OSU), Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Dynamic Programming with Hermite Approximation

NBER Working Paper No. w18540
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2021
Yongyang Cai and Kenneth L. Judd
Ohio State University (OSU) and Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace
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Climate Policy Under Cooperation and Competition between Regions with Spatial Heat Transport

NBER Working Paper No. w24473
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 02 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 16 May 2021
Ohio State University (OSU), University of Wisconsin, Madison - Department of Economics, Athens University of Economics and Business and Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace
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A Simple But Powerful Simulated Certainty Equivalent Approximation Method for Dynamic Stochastic Problems

NBER Working Paper No. w28502
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 19 May 2021
Yongyang Cai and Kenneth L. Judd
Ohio State University (OSU) and Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace
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