Journal Article

Uncertainty and Economic Analysis of Climate Change: A Survey of Approaches and Findings


  • Peterson
  • S.
Publication Date

The analysis of climate change is confronted with large uncertainties that need to be taken into account to arrive at meaningful policy recommendations. The main contribution of economics to this interdisciplinary task is to provide formal frameworks and techniques for analyzing climate policy in the context of uncertainty. This paper will give an overview of existing approaches and findings to provide a broad picture of what economics can contribute to the debate.

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Key Words

  • climate change
  • Klimawandel
  • modeling
  • Survey
  • uncertainty
  • Unsichderheit