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Natural Disaster Mitigation Policies

Ricardo Zapata-Marti

in The Economic Impacts of Natural Disasters

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199841936
eISBN:
9780199950157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841936.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Disaster mitigation and risk reduction policies are vitally important. In this Chapter we review mitigation policies in a number of countries, including case studies on the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk ... More


Conclusion: The Comparative Politics of Climate Change

Kathryn Harrison and Lisa McIntosh Sundstrom

in Global Commons, Domestic Decisions: The Comparative Politics of Climate Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014267
eISBN:
9780262289481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014267.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter discusses the comparative politics of climate change. Diversity of outcomes related to the ratification of the Kyoto Protocol and governments’ policy actions are demonstrated from the ... More


. Regulatory Choice with Pollution and Innovation

Charles D. Kolstad

in The Design and Implementation of US Climate Policy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226269146
eISBN:
9780226921983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226921983.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter discusses the possible effect that climate change mitigation policy may have on innovation and invention, presents a model of a single innovating firm which licenses its technology to ... More


Additive Damages, Fat-Tailed Climate Dynamics, and Uncertain Discounting

Martin L. Weitzman

in The Economics of Climate Change: Adaptations Past and Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226479880
eISBN:
9780226479903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226479903.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Climate change is so complicated, involving so many different disciplines and viewpoints that a model can only address one or two facets of the problem. This chapter focuses on the economic ... More


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