Simon Dietz

London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment

Houghton Street

London, WC2A 2AE

United Kingdom

http://personal.lse.ac.uk/dietzs

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1.

Economics, Ethics and Climate Change

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Feb 2008
London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics, Grantham Research Institute and Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change
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Citation 6

Abstract:

change, discounting, ethics, intergenerational equity, risk

2.

On Non-Marginal Cost-Benefit Analysis

Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment Working Paper No. 18, Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy Working Paper No. 20
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2013
Simon Dietz and Cameron J. Hepburn
London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment and London School of Economics, Grantham Research Institute
Downloads 403 (53,840)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Cost-Benefit Analysis, Non-Marginal, Project Appraisal, Discount Rate, Infrastructure Investment, Climate Change, Hydropower Dam

3.
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Citation 1

Thinking Through the Climate Change Challenge

CLIMATE CHANGE AND COMMON SENSE: ESSAYS IN HONOUR OF TOM SCHELLING, R. Hahn and A. Ulph, eds., Oxford University Press, Forthcoming, Indiana University-Bloomington: School of Public & Environmental Affairs Research Paper Series No. 03-03
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 18 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2014
University of Oxford, Smith School, University of California, Berkeley - Energy and Resources Group, University of Oxford - Balliol College, University of California, Irvine - Department of Economics, University of Manchester Department of Economics, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics, London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, London School of Economics, Grantham Research Institute, University of Oslo, University of California, Santa Barbara - Department of Economics, University of Hamburg, Yale University - School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, University of Oslo - Department of Economics, Resources for the Future, Milken Institute, Indiana University Bloomington - School of Public & Environmental Affairs (SPEA), University of Oxford, University of Maryland, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), University of Manchester - Faculty of Humanities, PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (Bilthoven), Athens University of Economics and Business, Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and Harvard University
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Citation 1

Abstract:

Environmental Policy, Tom Schelling, Climate Change, Greenhouse Gas Emissions

4.

Corruption, the Resource Curse and Genuine Saving

Environment and Development Economics, Vol. 12, No. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 May 2004 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2009
Simon Dietz, Eric Neumayer and Indra De Soysa
London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Downloads 311 (78,113)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Weak sustainability, corruption, institutional quality, resources, curse

5.

The Impacts of Climate Change on International Economic Relations: Perspectives from the Stern Review

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 06 Feb 2007
Simon Dietz
London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment
Downloads 165 (143,888)

Abstract:

Climate change, cost-benefit analysis, conflict, migration, mitigation

Siblings, Not Triplets: Social Preferences for Risk, Inequality and Time in Discounting Climate Change

Economics Discussion Paper No. 2009-14
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Dec 2010
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics, Grantham Research Institute and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Citation 3

Abstract:

Climate change, discounting, risk aversion, intertemporal substitution, inequality aversion, intergenerational equity

Siblings, Not Triplets: Social Preferences for Risk, Inequality and Time in Discounting Climate Change

Economics: The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal, Vol. 3, 2009-26
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Dec 2010
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics, Grantham Research Institute and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Citation 3

Abstract:

Climate change, discounting, risk aversion, intertemporal substitution, inequality aversion, intergenerational equity

7.

The Equity-Efficiency Trade-Off in Environmental Policy: Evidence from Stated Preferences

Land Economics, Vol. 86, No. 3, 423-443, 2010
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2012
Simon Dietz and Giles Atkinson
London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment and London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment
Downloads 136 (146,941)

Abstract:

Air pollution, allocative efficiency, climate change, choice experiment, environmental equity, polluter-pays principle

8.

High Impact, Low Probability: An Empirical Analysis of Risk in the Economics of Climate Change

Climatic Change, Vol. 103, No. 3, pp. 519-541, 2011
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2012
Simon Dietz
London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment
Downloads 123 (182,409)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Catastrophe, climate change, cost-benefit analysis, discount rate, integrated assessment, risk, uncertainty

9.

Weak and Strong Sustainability in the SEEA: Concepts and Measurement

Ecological Economics, Vol. 61, No. 4, pp. 617-626, 2007
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2010
Simon Dietz and Eric Neumayer
London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment and London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
Downloads 111 (150,151)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Environmental accounting, weak and strong sustainability, material flow accounts, genuine savings, ecological footprint, index of sustainable economic welfare

Domestic Politics and the Formation of International Environmental Agreements

FEEM Working Paper No. 76.2012
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Nov 2012
London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
Downloads 41 (357,002)

Abstract:

game theory, international environmental agreements, lobbying, special-interest groups, strategic cooperation

Domestic Politics and the Formation of International Environmental Agreements

Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment Working Paper No. 87
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Oct 2012
London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
Downloads 37 (371,595)

Abstract:

game theory, international environmental agreements, lobbying, special-interest

Domestic Politics and the Formation of International Environmental Agreements

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Jun 2016
University of Bath - Department of Economics, London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Abstract:

game theory, international environmental agreements, lobbying, special- interest groups, strategic cooperation

11.

Adaptation to Climate Change and Economic Growth in Developing Countries

Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy Working Paper No. 69 , Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment Working Paper No. 60
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Sep 2011
Antony Millner and Simon Dietz
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment
Downloads 96 (200,459)

Abstract:

adaptation, climate change, development, economic growth, integrated assessment, Sub-Saharan Africa

Vulnerability to Weather Disasters: The Choice of Coping Strategies in Rural Uganda

Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy Working Paper 107, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment Working Paper 91
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Dec 2012
London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment and International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
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Abstract:

Coping strategies, covariate risk, education, extreme weather, poverty trap, small-scale farming, vulnerability, Uganda

Vulnerability to Weather Disasters: The Choice of Coping Strategies in Rural Uganda

Ecology and Society, Vol, 18, No. 2
Posted: 21 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2013
London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment and International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

Abstract:

Coping strategies, covariate risk, education, extreme weather, poverty trap, small-scale farming, vulnerability, Uganda

13.

Strategic Appraisal of Environmental Risks: A Contrast Between the UK's Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change and Its Committee on Radioactive Waste Management

Risk Analysis, Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 129-142, 2011
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 May 2009 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2014
Simon Dietz and Alec Morton
London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
Downloads 88 (229,688)

Abstract:

Climate change, cost-benefit analysis, discounting, multi-criteria decision analysis, public engagement

Climate Policy Under Sustainable Discounted Utilitarianism

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3563
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Sep 2011
Simon Dietz and Geir B. Asheim
London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment and University of Oslo - Department of Economics
Downloads 44 (346,769)

Abstract:

climate change, discounted utilitarianism, intergenerational equity, sustainable development, sustainable discounted utilitarianism

Climate Policy Under Sustainable Discounted Utilitarianism

Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Vol. 63, No. 3, pp. 321-335, 2012
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2012
Simon Dietz and Geir B. Asheim
London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment and University of Oslo - Department of Economics
Downloads 31 (395,878)

Abstract:

Climate change, discounted utilitarianism, intergenerational equity, sustainable development, sustainable discounted utilitarianism

15.

Endogenous Growth, Convexity of Damages and Climate Risk: How Nordhaus' Framework Supports Deep Cuts in Carbon Emissions

Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy Working Paper 180, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment Working Paper 159
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Jul 2014
Simon Dietz and Nicholas Stern
London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Chairman of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment
Downloads 65 (279,347)

Abstract:

climate change, climate sensitivity, damage function, endogenous growth, integrated assessment

16.

The Treatment of Risk and Uncertainty in the US Social Cost of Carbon for Regulatory Impact Analysis

Economics, vol. 6, 2012-18
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 16 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 24 May 2014
Simon Dietz
London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment
Downloads 38 (334,365)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Ambiguity, climate change, discounting, integrated assessment modelling, risk, social cost of carbon, uncertainty

17.

Environmental Prices, Uncertainty and Learning

Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Vol. 26, No. 2
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2012
Simon Dietz and Sam Fankhauser
London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 31 (386,233)

Abstract:

Climate change, cost-benefit analysis, emissions trading, learning, model uncertainty, shadow price

18.

Ambiguity and Climate Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w16050
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Jun 2010
Antony Millner, Simon Dietz and Geoffrey M. Heal
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 29 (378,358)
Citation 4

Abstract:

19.

Ambiguity and Insurance: Robust Capital Requirements and Premiums

Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy Working Paper 115, Munich Re Programme Technical Paper 16, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment Working Paper 97
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Dec 2012
Oliver Walker and Simon Dietz
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics and London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment
Downloads 25 (367,235)

Abstract:

ambiguity, ambiguity aversion, ambiguity load, capital requirement, catastrophe risk, insolvency, insurance, more ambiguous, reinsurance, robustness, ruin, uncertainty, Solvency II

20.

Genuine Savings: A Critical Analysis of its Policy-Guiding Value

International Journal of Environment and Sustainable Development, Vol. 3, No. 3/4, pp. 276-292, 2004
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2010
Simon Dietz and Eric Neumayer
London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment and London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
Downloads 23 (418,032)
Citation 1

Abstract:

21.

Is There Space for Agreement on Climate Change? A Non-Parametric Approach to Policy Evaluation

Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy Working Paper 152, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment Working Paper 136
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Oct 2013
Simon Dietz and Nicoleta Anca Matei
London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment and Joint Research Centre (JRC), European Commission
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Abstract:

almost stochastic dominance, climate change, discounting, integrated assessment, risk aversion, stochastic dominance, time dominance, time-stochastic dominance

22.

New Frontiers in the Economics of Climate Change

Environmental and Resource Economics, Vol. 43, No. 3, pp. 295-306, 2009
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2012
Simon Dietz and David J. Maddison
London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment and University College London - Department of Economics
Downloads 13 (464,225)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Carbon tax, climate change, emissions trading, flooding

23.

Why Economic Analysis Supports Strong Action on Climate Change: A Response to the Stern Review's Critics

Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 94-113, 2008
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2012
Simon Dietz and Nicholas Stern
London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Chairman of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment
Downloads 12 (448,797)
Citation 10

Abstract:

Climate change, discounting, ethics, risk, uncertainty

24.

Some Economics of 'Dangerous' Climate Change: Reflections on the Stern Review

Global Environmental Change, Vol, 17, Nos. 3-4, pp. 311-325, 2007
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 May 2007 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2012
Simon Dietz, Christopher Hope and Nicola Patmore
London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment, University of Cambridge - Judge Business School and Government of the United Kingdom - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Downloads 10 (464,225)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Climate change, catastrophic climate change, cost-benefit analysis, dangerous climate change, integrated assessment, risk, uncertainty

25.

Spaces for Agreement: A Theory of Time-Stochastic Dominance

Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy Working Paper 153, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment Working Paper 137
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Oct 2013
Simon Dietz and Nicoleta Anca Matei
London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment and Joint Research Centre (JRC), European Commission
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Abstract:

almost stochastic dominance, discounting, project appraisal, risk aversion, stochastic dominance, time dominance, time-stochastic dominance

26.

On the Timing of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions: A Final Rejoinder to the Symposium on 'The Economics of Climate Change: The Stern Review and its Critics'

Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 138-140, 2009
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 05 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2013
Simon Dietz and Nicholas Stern
London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment and Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change
Downloads 4 (508,438)

Abstract:

climate change

27.

Endogenous Growth, Convexity of Damage and Climate Risk: How Nordhaus' Framework Supports Deep Cuts in Carbon Emissions

The Economic Journal, Vol. 125, Issue 583, pp. 574-620, 2015
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 31 Mar 2015
Simon Dietz and Nicholas Stern
London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Chairman of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment
Downloads 0 (549,101)

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28.

Tall Tales and Fat Tails: The Science and Economics of Extreme Warming

Climatic Change, doi:10.1007/s10584-013-0911-4
Posted: 04 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2014
Raphael Calel, David Stainforth and Simon Dietz
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment

Abstract:

climate change, climate sensitivity, cost-benefit analysis, fat tails, transient warming

29.

Benefit-Cost Analysis of Non-Marginal Climate and Energy Projects

Energy Economics, Vol. 40, 2013
Posted: 04 Oct 2013
Simon Dietz and Cameron J. Hepburn
London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment and London School of Economics, Grantham Research Institute

Abstract:

benefit–cost analysis, non-marginal, project appraisal, discount rate, infrastructure investment, climate change, energy, hydropower dam

30.

Scientific Ambiguity and Climate Policy

Environmental and Resource Economics, Vol. 55, No. 1, pp 21-46
Posted: 21 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2013
Antony Millner, Simon Dietz and Geoffrey M. Heal
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics

Abstract:

Climate change, uncertainty, ambiguity

31.

Economic Growth, Biodiversity Loss and Conservation Effort

Journal of Environmental Management, Vol. 68, No. 1, pp. 23-35, 2003
Posted: 27 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2013
Simon Dietz and W. Neil Adger
London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment and University of East Anglia (UEA)

Abstract:

Environmental Kuznets curve, biodiversity, species-area relationship, conservation effort

32.

Right for the Right Reasons: A Final Rejoinder on the Stern Review

World Economics, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 229-258, April-June 2007
Posted: 07 Aug 2007
London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment, Imperial College London, Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change, Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change and Government of the United Kingdom - HM Treasury

Abstract:

Climate change, discount rate, ethics, stabilization, integrated assessment, mitigation, risk, uncertainty

33.

The Impacts of Climate Change: Perspectives from the Stern Review

Brown Journal of World Affairs, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 173-184, 2007
Posted: 23 May 2007
Simon Dietz
London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment

Abstract:

climate change, discounting, global warming, migration, poverty, security

34.

Reflections on the Stern Review (1): A Robust Case for Strong Action to Reduce the Risks of Climate Change

World Economics, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 121-168, 2007
Posted: 21 Apr 2007
London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment, University of Cambridge - Judge Business School, Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change and Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change

Abstract:

Climate change, discount rate, stabilization, integrated assessment, mitigation, adaptation, social cost of carbon

35.

Public Perceptions of Equity in Environmental Policy: Traffic Emissions Policy in an English Urban Area

Local Environment, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 445-459, August 2005
Posted: 28 Jul 2005 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2014
Simon Dietz and Giles Atkinson
London School of Economics - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Department of Geography and Environment and London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment

Abstract:

Environmental justice, environmental equity, air pollution, polluter-pays principle, efficiency, property rights, choice experiment