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dc.contributor.authorGollin, Douglasen_US
dc.contributor.authorZimmermann, Christianen_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-07-20en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-08-18T11:21:51Z-
dc.date.available2010-08-18T11:21:51Z-
dc.date.issued2010en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/39022-
dc.description.abstractWe study the impact of global climate change on the prevalence of tropical diseases using a heterogeneous agent dynamic general equilibrium model. In our framework, households can take actions (e.g., purchasing bednets or other goods) that provide partial protection from disease. However, these actions are costly and households face borrowing constraints. Parameterizing the model, we explore the impact of a worldwide temperature increase of 3êC. We find that the impact on disease prevalence and especially output should be modest and can be mitigated by improvements in protection efficacy.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherCESifo Münchenen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesCESifo working paper Energy and Climate Economics 3122en_US
dc.subject.jelE13en_US
dc.subject.jelE21en_US
dc.subject.jelI10en_US
dc.subject.jelO11en_US
dc.subject.jelQ54en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordDSGE modelsen_US
dc.subject.keywordclimate changeen_US
dc.subject.keywordtropical diseasesen_US
dc.subject.keywordincomplete marketsen_US
dc.subject.stwKlimaveränderungen_US
dc.subject.stwTropenkrankheiten_US
dc.subject.stwGesundheitsvorsorgeen_US
dc.subject.stwPrivater Haushalten_US
dc.subject.stwVerschuldungsrestriktionen_US
dc.subject.stwDynamisches Gleichgewichten_US
dc.subject.stwSimulationen_US
dc.subject.stwWelten_US
dc.titleGlobal climate change and the resurgence of tropical disease: An economic approachen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn631388648en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
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