Working papers from 2011

Working papers by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, published in 2011.

These papers are ordered by date of most recent.


December

Working Paper 71

Pattern scaled climate change scenarios: are these useful for adaptation?|

Ana Lopez, Leonard A. Smith and Emma Suckling

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Working Paper 70

Public pressure versus lobbying – how do Environmental NGOs matter most in climate negotiations? |

Katharina Rietig

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Working Paper 69

Unawareness with 'possible' possible worlds|

Oliver Walker

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November  

Working Paper 68

Government discounting controversies: the valuation of social time preference| 

Michael Spackman

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Working Paper 67

Government discounting controversies: changing prices, opportunity costs and systematic risk

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Michael Spackman

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Working Paper 66

Asymmetry, optimal transfers and international environmental agreements|

Jonathan Colmer

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Working Paper 65

Income diversification, social capital and their potential role in uptake of marine Payments for Environmental Services schemes: a study from a Tanzanian fishing community|

Rhona F. Barr, Salvatore Di Falco and Susana Mourato

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Working Paper 64

Coordination under threshold uncertainty in a public goods game| 

Astrid Dannenberg, Andreas Löschel, Gabriele Paolacci, Christiane Reif and Alessandro Tavoni

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September

Working Paper 63

A preliminary assessment of the impact of climate change on non-life insurance demand in the BRICS economies|

Nicola Ranger and Swenja Surminski

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Working Paper 62

What role for 'long-term' insurance in adaptation? An analysis of the prospects for and pricing of multi-year insurance contracts

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Trevor Maynard and Nicola Ranger

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Working Paper 61

Forecasting non-life insurance demand in the BRICS economies: a preliminary evaluation of the impacts of income and climate change|

Nicola Ranger and Andrew Williamson

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Working Paper 60

Adaptation to climate change and economic growth in developing countries|

Antony Millner and Simon Dietz

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Working Paper 59

A representation result for choice under conscious unawareness| 

Oliver Walker and Simon Dietz

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Working Paper 58

The influence of academics as insider-nongovernmental actors in the Post-Kyoto Protocol Climate Change Negotiations: a matter of timing, network and policy-entrepreneurial capabilities|

Katharina Rietig

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August

Working Paper 57

Market-based instruments and technology choices: a synthesis|

Raphael Calel

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Working Paper 56

Scientific uncertainty: a user's guide| 

Seamus Bradley

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Working Paper 55

Boulevard of broken dreams: the inside story of the World Bank's Polonoroeste Road Project in Brazil's Amazon|

Robert H. Wade

July

Working Paper 54

The treatment of risk and uncertainty in the US Social Cost of Carbon for Regulatory Impact Analysis

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Simon Dietz

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Working Paper 53

Perverse incentives under the CDM: a comment

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Raphael Calel

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Working Paper 52

Climate change and carbon markets: a panoramic history

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Raphael Calel

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Working Paper 51  

Deep uncertainty in long-term hurricane risk: scenario generation and implications for future climate experiments | 

Nicola Ranger and Falk Niehörster

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Working Paper 50

Insuring climate catastrophes in Florida: an analysis of insurance pricing and capacity under various scenarios of climate change and adaptation measures|

Howard Kunreuther, Erwann Michel-Kerjan and Nicola Ranger

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June

Working Paper 49

Carbon trading: unethical, unjust and ineffective?

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Simon Caney and Cameron Hepburn

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May

Working Paper 48

Risk preferences and voluntary agri-environmental schemes: does risk aversion explain the uptake of the Rural Environment Protection Scheme?

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Xavier Vollenweider, Salvatore Di Falco and Cathal O'Donoghue

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Working Paper 47

The impact of risk on inequality: evidence from the Irish agricultural sector

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Xavier Vollenweider, Salvatore Di Falco and Cathal O'Donoghue

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Working Paper 46

Emerging markets and climate change: Mexican standoff or low-carbon race?

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David J. Frame and Cameron J. Hepburn

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Working Paper 45

Pollution permits, strategic trading and dynamic technology adoption

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Santiago Moreno-Bromberg and Luca Taschini

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April

Working Paper 44

Does foreign environmental policy influence domestic innovation? Evidence from the wind industry |

Antoine Dechezleprêtre and Matthieu Glachant

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March

Working Paper 43

The role of stocks and shocks concepts in the debate over price vs. quantity|

John E. Parsons and Luca Taschini

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Working Paper 42

Climate policy under sustainable discounted utilitarianism|

Simon Dietz and Geir B. Asheim

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Working Paper 41

Experimental comparison between markets on dynamic permit trading and investment in irreversible abatement with and without nonregulated companies

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Marc Chesney, Luca Taschini and Mei Wang

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Working Paper 40

Integrated EUA and CER price modelling and application for spread option pricing| 

Pauline Barrieu and Max Fehr

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February

Working Paper 39

Co-impacts of energy-related climate change mitigation in Africa's least-developed countries: the evidence base and research needs|

Ian H. Rowlands

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Working Paper 38

Combining multiple climate policy instruments: how not to do it

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Samuel Fankhauser, Cameron Hepburn and Jisung Park

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January

Working Paper 37

Spending adaptation money wisely|

Samuel Fankhauser and Ian Burton

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Working Paper 36

Raising finance to support developing country action: some economic considerations|

Alex Bowen

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Working Paper 35

The survival of the conformist: social pressure and renewable resource management|

Alessandro Tavoni, Maja Schlüter and Simon Levin

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Working Paper 34

Inequality, communication and the avoidance of disastrous climate change

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Alessandro Tavoni, Astrid Dannenberg, Giorgos Kallis and Andreas Löschel

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