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dc.contributor.authorTol, Richard S. J.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-01-28T15:05:16Z-
dc.date.available2009-01-28T15:05:16Z-
dc.date.issued2007en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/17967-
dc.description.abstract211 estimates of the social cost of carbon are included in a meta-analysis. The results confirm that a lower discount rate implies a higher estimate; and that higher estimates are found in the gray literature. It is also found that there is a downward trend in the economic impact estimates of the climate; that the Stern Review?s estimates of the social cost of carbon is an outlier; and that the right tail of the distribution is fat. There is a fair chance that the annual climate liability exceeds the annual income of many people.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherKiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) Kiel-
dc.relation.ispartofseriesEconomics Discussion Papers / Institut für Weltwirtschaft 2007-44en_US
dc.subject.jelQ54en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordClimate changeen_US
dc.subject.keywordsocial cost of carbonen_US
dc.titleThe Social Cost of Carbon: Trends, Outliers and Catastrophesen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn558410847en_US
dc.rights.licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/de/deed.en-
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:ifwedp:6171-
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