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dc.contributor.authorKonrad, Kai A.en_US
dc.contributor.authorThum, Marcelen_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-10-18en_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-10-19T15:42:52Z-
dc.date.available2012-10-19T15:42:52Z-
dc.date.issued2012en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/65398-
dc.description.abstractThis paper assesses the role of the public sector in adaptation to climate change. We first offer a definition and categorisation of climate change adaptation. We then consider the primary economic principles that can guide the assignment of adaptation tasks to either the private or the public sector, as well as those guiding assignment within the public sector itself. We find that the role of the state in adaptation policy is limited. We identify information policy, the provision of a suitable regulatory framework in some markets, the formation of human capital and policies that foster economic growth and technological and medical knowledge as the main areas in which the public sector has a role in climate change adaptation.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherCESifo Münchenen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesCESifo Working Paper: Energy and Climate Economics 3959en_US
dc.subject.jelH54en_US
dc.subject.jelQ54en_US
dc.subject.jelQ58en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordclimate changeen_US
dc.subject.keywordadaptationen_US
dc.subject.keywordSchelling conjectureen_US
dc.subject.keywordsubsidiarityen_US
dc.subject.stwKlimaveränderungen_US
dc.subject.stwWirtschaftliche Anpassungen_US
dc.subject.stwStaatliche Einflussnahmeen_US
dc.titleThe role of economic policy in climate change adaptationen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn727866168en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
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