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dc.contributor.authorAnthoff, Daviden_US
dc.contributor.authorTol, Richard S. J.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2008-09-10en_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-07-28T08:31:38Z-
dc.date.available2009-07-28T08:31:38Z-
dc.date.issued2008en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/26418-
dc.description.abstractEstimates of the marginal damage costs of carbon dioxide emissions require the aggregation of monetised impacts of climate change over people with different incomes and in different jurisdictions. Implicitly or explicitly, such estimates assume a social welfare function and hence a particular attitude towards equity and justice. We show that previous approaches to equity weighing are inappropriate from a national decision maker's point of view, because domestic impacts are not valued at domestic values. We propose four alternatives (sovereignty, altruism, good neighbour, and compensation) with different views on concern for and liability towards foreigners. The four alternatives imply radically estimates of the social cost of carbon and hence the optimal intensity of climate policy.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aCenter for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute (CESifo) |cMunichen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aCESifo working paper|x2373en_US
dc.subject.jelQ54en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordDomestic climate policyen_US
dc.subject.keywordsocial cost of carbonen_US
dc.subject.keywordequity weightsen_US
dc.subject.stwKlimaschutzen_US
dc.subject.stwLuftverunreinigungen_US
dc.subject.stwSoziale Kostenen_US
dc.subject.stwGerechtigkeiten_US
dc.subject.stwTheorieen_US
dc.subject.stwWelten_US
dc.titleOn international equity weights and national decision making on climate changeen_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn577314661en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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