Larry Karp is a Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics at University of California, Berkeley. He has previously taught at Texas A&M and University of Southampton.
- climate economics
- instrument selection
- the formation of International Environmental Agreements
- dynamic games
- international trade and industrial organization.
Recent journal articles include:
Iverson, Terrence and Larry Karp, “Carbon Taxes and Climate Commitment with Non-constant Time Preference”, Review of Economic Studies Vol 88, pp 764-799, 2021.
Karp, Larry and Hiroaki Sakamoto, “Sober optimism and the formation of International Environmental Agreements”, Journal of Economic Theory, vol 197, 1- 35 2021
Karp, Larry and Armon Rezai “Trade and Resource Sustainability with Asset Markets”, Dynamic Games and Applications, 2021
Karp, Larry Natural Resources as Capital, MIT Press, 2017.
Karp, Larry Lecture Notes for International Trade, World Scientific Publishing Company, 2021
Current working papers include:
Selfish incentives for climate policy: empower the young! (with Alesandro Peri and Armon Rezai)
Taxes versus quantities reassessed (with Christian Traeger)
The value of information in a congested fishery (with Gabriel Englander and Leo Simon)
Optimal social distancing and the economics of uncertain vaccine arrival (with Terrence Iverson and Alesandro Peri)
Ranking suboptimal climate policies: carbon markets and policy stringency