Peter J. Wilcoxen

University of Texas at Austin

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Economic Costs of a Market-based Climate Policy

Effort to develop a mandatory climate policy is accelerating and it seems likely that a national market-based strategy for dealing with climate change is on the near term horizon. Key provisions are likely to include a cap on selected greenhouse …

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The Role of Substitution in Understanding the Costs of Climate Change Policy

The U.S. economy has proven both resilient and adaptive over the past century. From the “bust” of the Great Depression to the current “boom” associated with information technology, the economy’s ability to adapt stems largely from the substitution possibilities within …

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