This video lecture by William Nordhaus on the economics of climate change. This is a comprehensive video on the impacts of climate change and its effect on the economy, along with a focus on economic policy for climate mitigation and adaptation.
Students will be introduced to the economics of climate change. They will learn about carbon pricing and its alternatives, use of subsidies, cap & trade, and taxation as potential climate solutions. Students will also be able to establish a link between economics and public policies and learn to integrate human economy and climate change.
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|William Nordhaus: The Economics of Climate Change
|Topic(s) in Discipline
|Climate Change Economics, Economic Growth, Economic Policy, Economic Externalities, Microeconomics, Demand and Supply, Carbon Pricing, Carbon Tax, Cap and Trade, Cost Benefit Analysis
|Climate Economics, Policy, Politics and Environmental Governance
|Type of tool
|Video (64 mins)
|Becker Friedman Institute, University of Chicago