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Title The economics of climate change [electronic resource] : adaptations past and present / edited by Gary D. Libecap and Richard H. Steckel.

Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description x, 353 p. : ill., maps.
Series National Bureau of Economic Research conference report
National Bureau of Economic Research conference report.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Climate change: adaptations in historical perspective / Gary D. Libecap and Richard H. Steckel -- Additive damages, fat-tailed climate dynamics, and uncertain discounting / Martin L. Weitzman -- Modeling the impact of warming in climate change economics / Robert S. Pindyck -- Droughts, floods and financial distress in the United States / John Landon-Lane, Hugh Rockoff, and Richard H. Steckel -- The effects of weather shocks on crop prices in unfettered markets: the United States prior to the farm programs, 1895-1932 / Jonathan Fox, Price V. Fishback, and Paul W. Rhode -- Information and the impact of climate and weather on mortality rates during the Great Depression / Price V. Fishback, Werner Troesken, Trevor Kollmann, Michael Haines, Paul W. Rhode and Melissa Thomasson -- Responding to climatic challenges: lessons from U.S. agricultural development / Alan L. Olmstead and Paul W. Rhode -- The impact of the 1936 corn-belt drought on american farmers' adoption of hybrid corn / Richard Sutch -- The evolution of heat tolerance of corn: implications for climate change / Michael J. Roberts and Wolfram Schlenker -- Climate variability and water infrastructure: historical experience in the western United States / Zeynep K. Hansen, Gary D. Libecap, and Scott E. Lowe -- Did Frederick Brodie discover the world's first environmental Kuznets Curve? Coal smoke and the rise and fall of the London fog / Karen Clay and Werner Troesken -- Impacts of climate change on residential electricity consumption: evidence from billing data / Anin Aroonruengsawat and Maximilian Auffhammer.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author Libecap, Gary D.
Steckel, Richard H. (Richard Hall), 1944-
ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Climatic changes -- Economic aspects -- Congresses.
Climatic changes -- Economic aspects -- United States -- Congresses.
Ecology -- Economic aspects -- Congresses.
United States -- Environmental conditions -- Economic aspects -- Congresses.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780226479880 (cloth alk. paper)
0226479889 (cloth alk. paper)
9780226479903 (e-book)