Uncertainty and Climate Change

Columbia Business School Working Paper

38 Pages Posted: 20 Mar 2002  

Geoffrey M. Heal

Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Bengt Kriström

SLU- Centre for Environmental and Resource Economics (CERE)

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Date Written: February 2002

Abstract

Uncertainty is pervasive in analysis of climate change. How should economists allow for this? And how have they allowed for it? This paper reviews both of these questions.

Keywords: Climate change, uncertainty, risk

JEL Classification: D80, Q00

Suggested Citation

Heal, Geoffrey M. and Kriström, Bengt, Uncertainty and Climate Change (February 2002). Columbia Business School Working Paper. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=302399 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.302399

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Bengt Kriström

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