6 Pages Posted: 11 Apr 2012
Date Written: April 11, 2012
Efforts to provide global public goods clash with the challenges of coordinating contributions and distributing costs equitably. In this experimental setting, the researchers distribute endowments unequally among a group of people who can reach a target sum through successive contributions. Results suggest that coordination-promoting institutions and early redistribution are decisive for the avoidance of global calamities.
Keywords: Climate Change
JEL Classification: Q5
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Tavoni, Alessandro, Coordinating to Protect the Global Climate (April 11, 2012). Review of Environment, Energy and Economics (Re3), April 11, 2012 . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2038376