All pages with keywords: inequality

Income inequality and carbon consumption: evidence from environmental Engel curves

Income inequality and carbon consumption: evidence from environmental Engel curves

a working paper by Lutz Sager 17 November, 2017

This paper analyses the relationship between the distribution of income and the carbon dioxide content of household consumption in the US, describing a potential ‘equity-pollution dilemma’ and proposing a method to quantify it. read more »


Discounting and the representative median agent

a working paper by Johannes Emmerling, Ben Groom, Tanja Wettingfeld 24 July, 2017

Social discount rates (SDRs) are used in cost–benefit analysis to determine the present value of future costs and benefits: for example, to determine how much today’s society should invest in … read more »


Mortality inequality, temperature and public health provision: evidence from Mexico

Mortality inequality, temperature and public health provision: evidence from Mexico

a working paper by François Cohen, Antoine Dechezleprêtre 15 May, 2017

In this paper the authors examine the heterogeneous impact of temperature shocks on mortality across income groups in Mexico using individual death records (1998–2010) and Census data. read more »


CISPS | Lucas Chancel ‘Carbon and Inequality: from Measurement to Policy’

Climate Change, Inequality & Social Policy Seminar 1 Dec 2016

This seminar will present recent trends in economic inequality and individual carbon emissions at the international and national levels. It will also seek to identify the conditions under which carbon mitigation measures can be implemented with positive social impacts. read more »


CISPS | Climate change, inequality and social policy

CISPS | Climate change, inequality and social policy

Climate Change, Inequality & Social Policy Seminar Ian Gough 3 Nov 2016

The first of this new seminar series will feature Prof. Ian Gough, Visiting Professor at CASE and Associate at Grantham. read more »


Grantham Seminar | Nature and wealth: overcoming environmental scarcity and inequality

Seminar Sam Fankhauser 20 Jun 2016

Grantham seminar introduced and chaired by Prof. Samuel Fankhauser, Co-Director of the Grantham Research Institute Prof. Edward B. Barbier, John S. Bugas Professor of Economics, Department of Economics and Finance, University … read more »


Grantham Workshop | Ian Gough ‘Climate change, inequality and the recomposition of consumption’

Grantham Workshop | Ian Gough ‘Climate change, inequality and the recomposition of consumption’

Grantham Workshop Ian Gough 3 Feb 2016

Ian Gough, Professorial Research Fellow at the Centre for the Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE) and Emeritus Professor of Social Policy at the University of Bath, will be the speaker for this seminar. … read more »


Development Aid and Climate Finance

Development Aid and Climate Finance

a research article by Sam Fankhauser 13 February, 2015

This paper discusses the implications of climate change for official transfers from rich countries (the North) to poor countries (the South) when the motivation for transfers is ethical rather than strategic. read more »


Grantham Workshop | Antoine Dechezleprêtre: ‘Temperatures, mortality and income inequality in Mexico’

Grantham Workshop | Antoine Dechezleprêtre: ‘Temperatures, mortality and income inequality in Mexico’

Grantham Workshop Antoine Dechezleprêtre 10 Jun 2015

Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Senior Research Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute, will be the speaker for this seminar.


Stephane Zuber – Discounting, Risk and Inequality: a general approach

Research Seminar Serie 20 Nov 2013

Speaker: Stephane Zuber, Centre Universitaire des Saints-Pères, Paris read more »