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2012

Weitzman, Martin. "The Odds of Disaster: An Economist's Warning on Global Warming." PBS Newshour, May 23, 2013.

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2012

Aldy, Joseph, and Robert N. Stavins. "The Promise and Problems of Pricing Carbon." Journal of Environment and Development 21.2 (June 2012): 152-180.

Aldy, Joseph, and Robert Stavins. "Using the Market to Address Climate Change: Insights from Theory & Experience." Daedalus 2012, 141:2, 45-60.

Böhringer, Christoph, Edward J. Balistreri, and Thomas F. Rutherford. "The Role of Border Carbon Adjustment in Unilateral Climate Policy: Insights from a Model-Comparison Study." Discussion Paper 2012-54, Harvard Project on Climate Agreements, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, October 2012.

Huang, Junling, and Michael B. McElroy. In press (2012). The contemporary and historical budget of atmospheric CO2. Canadian Journal of Physics.

Energy, The Environment, and U.S. Economic Growth, with Richard J. Goettle, Mun S. Ho and Peter J. Wilcoxen, Chapter 8 in Peter B. Dixon and Dale W. Jorgenson eds., Handbook of Computable General Equilibrium Modeling, Amsterdam, Elsevier,2012,forthcoming. (Tables, Graphs).

An Econometric Approach to General Equilibrium Modeling, with Hui Jin, Daniel T. Slesnick, and Peter J. Wilcoxen, Chapter 17 in Peter B. Dixon and Dale W. Jorgenson eds., Handbook of Computable General Equilibrium Modeling, Amsterdam, Elsevier, 2012, forthcoming.

Li, Shanjun, Joshua Linn, and Erich J. Muehlegger. "Gasoline Taxes and Consumer Behavior." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP12-006, February 2012.

Moreno-Cruz, Juan B., and David W. Keith. "Climate Policy Under Uncertainty: A Case for Solar Geoengineering." Climatic Change (May 17, 2012).

Weitzman, Martin. "A Precautionary Tale of Uncertain Tail Fattening." NBER Working Paper No. 18144, Issued June 2012.

Weitzman, Martin. "The Ramsey Discounting Formula for a Hidden-State Stochastic Growth Process." NBER Working Paper No. 18157, Issues June 2012.

Weitzman, Martin. "GHG Targets as Insurance Against Catastrophic Climate Change." Journal of Public Economic Theory 14 (2), pp. 221-244. March 2012.

Weitzman, Martin. "Rare Disasters, Tail-Hedged Investments, and Risk-Adjusted Discount Rates." Harvard University mimeo, October 19, 2012.

Xi Lu, Jackson Salovaara, Michael B. McElroy. "Implications of the Recent Reductions in Natural Gas Prices for Emissions of CO2from the US Power Sector." Environmental Science & Technology, 2012; : 120223144158007 DOI: 10.1021/es203750k

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2011

Datta, Ashokankur and E. Somanathan. "Climate Policy and Innovation in the Absence of Commitment." Discussion Paper 11-45, Harvard Project on International Climate Agreements, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, January 2011.

Weitzman, Martin. "Fat-Tailed Uncertainty in the Economics of Catastrophic Climate Change." Harvard University mimeo, February 23, 2011.

Weitzman, Martin. "Fat-Tailed Uncertainty in the Economics of Catastrophic Climate Change." Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, vol 5, issue 2 (2011): 275-292. doi: 10.1093/reep/rer006

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2010

Jorgenson, Dale W.; Goettle, Richard; Ho, Mun S.; Slesnick, Daniel T.; and Wilcoxen, Peter J. (2010) "The Distributional Impact of Climate Policy," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy: Vol. 10: Iss. 2 (Symposium), Article 17.

Robert, Christopher, and Richard Zeckhauser. "The Methodology of Positive Policy Analysis." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP10-041, September 2010.

Weitzman, Martin L. "GHG Targets as Insurance Against Catastrophic Climate Damages." Discussion Paper 2010-42, Harvard Project on International Climate Agreements, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, September 2010.

Weitzman, Martin L. "What is the 'Damages Function' for Global Warming - and What Difference Might it Make?" Climate Change Economics, Vol 1, Issue: 1(2010) pp. 57-69.

Weitzman, Martin L. "Some Dynamic Economic Consequences of the Climate-Sensitivity Inference Dilemma." Chapter 8 in Handbook of Environmental Accounting, Thomas Aronsson and Karl-Gustaf Lofgren, 2010.

Weitzman, Martin L. "Insurance for a warming planet." Nature Vol. 467(14 October, 2010): 784-785.

Zeckhauser, Richard, Carolyn Kousky, and John Pratt. “Virgin Versus Experienced Risks.”  Forthcoming in: Erwann Michel-Kerjan and Paul Slovic (eds), The Irrational Economist. Making Decisions in a Dangerous World, Public Affairs Books, NY: New York, January 2010.{back to top}

2009

Cao, Jing, Mun S. Ho, and Dale W. Jorgenson. "Symposium: China's Environment: The Local and Global Benefits of Green Tax Policies in China." Review of Environmental Economics and Policy 3.2 (Summer 2009): 189-208.

Kousky, Carolyn , Olga Rostapshova, Michael A. Toman, Richard Zeckhauser.
"Responding to Threats of Climate Change Mega-Catastrophes."
RFF Discussion Paper 09-45, November 2009.

Weitzman, Martin. "Some Basic Economics of Climate Change." Harvard University mimeo, February 19, 2009.

Weitzman, Martin. "On Modeling and Interpreting the Economics of Catastrophic Climate Change." The Review of Economics and Statistics XCI, no. 1 (February 2009).

Weitzman, Martin L. “On Modeling and Interpreting the Economics of Catastrophic Climate Change.” Review of Economics and Statistics, February 2009.

Weitzman, Martin. "Reactions to the Nordhaus Critique." Harvard University mimeo, March 17, 2009.

Weitzman, Martin L.  “Reactions to the Nordhaus Critique.”  Discussion Paper 2009-11, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, April 2009.

Weitzman, Martin L. “Some Basic Economics of Extreme Climate Change.”  Discussion Paper 2009-10, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, April 2009.

Weitzman, Martin. "What is the "Damage Function" for Global Warming--And What Difference Might it Make?" Harvard University mimeo, July 30, 2009.

Weitzman, Martin. "Additive Damages, Fat-Tailed Climate Dynamics, and Uncertain Discounting." Harvard University mimeo, August 1, 2009.

Weitzman, Martin. "The Extreme Uncertainty of Extreme Climate Change: An Overview and some Implications." Harvard University mimeo, Preliminary draft, October 20, 2009.

Weitzman, Martin and Christian Gollier. "How Should the Distant Future be Discounted When Discount Rates are Uncertain?" Harvard University mimeo, November 7, 2009.

Weitzman, Martin L. “Risk-Adjusted Gamma Discounting.” Harvard University mimeo, December 8, 2009.

Zeckhauser, Richard and Cass R. Sunstein. “Dreadful Possibilities, Neglected Probabilities.” 
Discussion Paper 2009-03, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, April 2009.

Zeckhauser, Richard, and Carolyn Kousky, Olga Rostapshova, Michael A. Toman. "Responding to Threats of Climate Change Mega-Catastrophes." RFF Discussion Paper 09-45, November 2009.

Zeckhauser, Richard and Cass R. Sunstein. “Overreaction to fearsome Risks.”  Discussion Paper 2009-02, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, April 2009.

Ziska, L.H., Epstein, P.R, Schlesinger, W.H. “Rising CO2, Climate Change, and Public Health: Exploring the Links to Plant Biology.” Environmental Health Perspectives 117, no. 2 (February 2009):155-158. {back to top}

2008

Cao, Jing, Tsinghua University, Mun S. Ho, Harvard University, Dale W. Jorgenson, Harvard University. "Co-Benefits of Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Policies in China: An Integrated Top-Down and Bottom-Up Modeling Analysis." Environment for Development, Discussion Paper Series EfD DP 08-10, 39539 (April 2008)

Jorgenson, Dale W., Harvard University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Richard J. Goettle, Northeastern University, Peter J. Wilcoxen, Syracuse University, Mun Sing Ho, Harvard University.
"The Economic Costs of a Market-Based Climate Policy." White Paper - Pew Center on Global Climate Change, 39600 (June 2008)

Summers. Lawrence and Richard Zeckhauser. "Policymaking for posterity." Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Vol 37 (2-3): December, 2008.

Stavins, Robert N.  “AB 32/Combating Global Warming: Addressing Change Will Not be Cheap or Easy.”  The San Diego Union-Tribute, December 11, 2008.

Stavins, Robert N. “Addressing climate change with a comprehensive US cap-and-trade system.” 
Oxford
Review of Economic Policy, Vol. 24, No. 2, 2008: 298-321.

Weisbach, David, University of Chicago Law School, Cass R. Sunstein, Harvard Law School. "Climate Change and Discounting the Future: A Guide for the Perplexed." REG-Markets Center, AEI Center for Regulatory and Market Studies, Working Paper 08-19, 39661 (August 12, 2008)

Ziska, L.H., Epstein, P.R., Rogers, C.A. “Climate Change, aerobiology, and public health in the Northeast United States.”Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change. 2008;(13): 607-613. ONLINE ONLY THRU SPRINGERLINK

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2007

Goettle, Richard J., Mun S. Ho, Dale W. Jorgenson, Daniel T. Slesnick, and Peter J. Wilcoxen. IGEM, an Inter-temporal General Equilibrium Model of the U.S. Economy with Emphasis on Growth, Energy and the Environment. Prepared for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Atmospheric Programs, Climate Change Division. EPA Contract EP-W-05-035

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