All pages with keywords: risk


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

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

a research article by Simon Dietz 24 May, 2012

This note considers the treatment of risk and uncertainty in the recently established ‘social cost of carbon’ (SCC) for analysis of federal regulations in the United States. It argues … read more »


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

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

a working paper by Simon Dietz 1 July, 2011

This note considers the treatment of risk and uncertainty in the recently established ‘social cost of carbon’ (SCC) for analysis of federal regulations in the United … read more »


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

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

a working paper by Nicola Ranger 1 July, 2011

The series of devastating natural disasters around the world during the past few years has raised questions as to the role of the public and private … read more »


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

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

a working paper by Xavier Vollenweider 26 May, 2011

The goal of the present paper is to test the hypothesis that risk has an impact on inequality. Many studies investigating the behaviour of farmers under … read more »


Stochastic environments as measurement tools: a new approach

Stochastic environments as measurement tools: a new approach

a research article by Jennifer Helgeson 19 March, 2011

Research Muth, K.T., and Helgeson, J.F. March 2011. Stochastic environments as measurement tools: a new approach. The Journal of Applied Economy, v.5, ‘Microinsurance: a new way forward’.


Adaptation in the UK: a decision-making process

Adaptation in the UK: a decision-making process

a policy publication by Nicola Ranger, Antony Millner, Simon Dietz, Sam Fankhauser, Gianni Ruta 1 September, 2010

Climate change is one of the most significant challenges we face. It will impact the UK population, environment and economy in many ways; including health, water supplies, food, … read more »