Uncertainty and Climate Change

Posted: 23 Mar 2002

See all articles by Geoffrey M. Heal

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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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. Environmental and Resource Economics, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=304919

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Bengt Kriström

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