The Demand for Temperate Climate and The Quality of Life Impacts Caused by Climate Change
Some good friends of mine have written an important paper on the economic costs of climate change with a focus on its impact on amenities and the “good life”. In a nutshell, will San Francisco continue to be “San Francisco” as climate change plays out? What would we lose if it becomes Fresno? This is an academic paper written for other academic economists but I believe that a broad audience can skim the paper to get a better sense of how economists speak to each other when we are not YELLING about macroeconomic issues.
Matthew E. Kahn is a Professor at the UCLA Institute of the Environment, the Department of Economics, and the Department of Public Policy. He is a research associate at t…READ more