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Adapting to Climate Change: The Remarkable Decline in the U.S. Temperature-Mortality Relationship over the 20th Century
(MIT CEEPR, 2012-01)
Adaptation is the only strategy that is guaranteed to be part of the world's climate strategy. Using the most comprehensive set of data files ever compiled on mortality and its determinants over the course of the 20th ...
The economic impacts of climate change : evidence from agricultural profits and random fluctuations in weather
(MIT Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research, 2006)
This paper measures the economic impact of climate change on US agricultural land by estimating the effect of the presumably random year-to-year variation in temperature and precipitation on agricultural profits. Using ...
Climate change, mortality, and adaptation : evidence from annual fluctuations in weather in the US
(MIT Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research, 2007)
This paper produces the first large-scale estimates of the US health related welfare costs due to climate change. Using the presumably random year-to-year variation in temperature and two state of the art climate models, ...
Defensive Investments and the Demand for Air Quality: Evidence from the NOx Budget Program and Ozone Reductions
(MIT CEEPR, 2012-07)
Willingness to pay for air quality is a function of health and the costly defensive investments that contribute to health, but there is little research assessing the empirical importance of defensive investments. The setting ...