All pages with keywords: integrated assessment models

Mimi-PAGE, an open-source implementation of the PAGE09 integrated assessment model

Mimi-PAGE, an open-source implementation of the PAGE09 integrated assessment model

a research article by James Rising 10 October, 2018

Integrated Assessment Models (IAMs) have become critical tools for assessing the costs and benefits of policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Three models currently inform the social cost of … read more »


Public economics as if time matters: Climate change and the dynamics of policy

Public economics as if time matters: Climate change and the dynamics of policy

a research article by Nicholas Stern 28 June, 2018

Tony Atkinson played a crucial role in shaping modern public economics, but throughout his life challenged whether we were making the right assumptions and were building models which captured … read more »


Economic models significantly underestimate climate change risks

Press release 3 June, 2018

Policymakers are being misinformed by the results of economic models that underestimate the future risks of climate change impacts, according to a new journal paper by authors in the United … read more »


Multiple benefits from climate change mitigation: assessing the evidence

Multiple benefits from climate change mitigation: assessing the evidence

a policy publication by Kirk Hamilton, Milan Brahmbhatt, Jiemei Liu 3 November, 2017

This report assesses what is known about potential co-benefits across multiple domains: environmental, economy-wide, and sector-specific. It then reports on empirical results on co-benefits, in particular the application of integrated assessment models (IAMs) to simulate co-benefits over the course of the century. read more »


An ‘equal effort’ approach to assessing the North–South climate finance gap

An ‘equal effort’ approach to assessing the North–South climate finance gap

a research article by Alex Bowen, Emanuele Campiglio, Sara Herreras Martinez 12 October, 2015

This study employs a number of Integrated Assessment Models to determine what the optimal financial transfers between high-income and developing economies would be if climate mitigation effort, measured as mitigation costs as a share of gross domestic product, were to be divided equally across regions through a global carbon market. read more »