Stephen J. DeCanio

University of California, Santa Barbara

Posts by Stephen J. DeCanio

Workshop Proceedings: Assessing the Benefits of Avoided Climate Change: Cost-Benefit Analysis and Beyond

Based on decades of research by the scientific community, there is now wide recognition that emissions of greenhouse gases are changing our climate and that the future impacts from such changes will largely be harmful. In response, policymakers across the …

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New Directions in the Economics and Integrated Assessment of Global Climate Change

This report elaborates on four issues – technological innovation, the behavior of firms, intergenerational equity, and climate “surprises” – that have profound implications for the modelers and makers of climate policy. Computer models that integrate climate science, policy, and economic …

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