International Climate Policy to Combat Global Warming: An Analysis of the Ancillary Benefits of Reducing Carbon Emissions

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By proposing a novel framework for the analysis of, and solution to, the problem of global warming, this book will be welcomed by environmental and ecological economists, policymakers and researchers of political science.
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Overview

By proposing a novel framework for the analysis of, and solution to, the problem of global warming, this book will be welcomed by environmental and ecological economists, policymakers and researchers of political science.
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Rübbelke (economics, Chemistz U. of Technolgy, Germany) diverges from the standard approach in environmental economics by considering climate policy as an impure public good. He points out that, unlike local environmental problems, international climate challenges cannot be countered by regulations made and enforced by a coercive central authority. The study is based on his 2001 dissertation for Chemistz University of Technology International: Climate Policy: An Analysis of Benefits, Strategic Transfers and Matching Schemes. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Preface
1 Introduction 1
2 Benefits of Climate Policy 5
3 Climate Policy as an Impure Public Good 35
4 International Transfers 51
5 Matching Schemes 89
6 Summary and Conclusions 123
A Emissions and Targets 127
B Ancillary Effects 129
C Samuelson Condition 131
D Comparative Static Model 133
E Matching Model 149
References 157
Index 179
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