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Structural Uncertainty and the Value of Statistical Life in the Economics of Catastrophic Climate Change

Martin Weitzman

NBER Working Paper No. 13490
Issued in October 2007

---- Acknowledgements -----

Department of Economics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138 (e-mail: mweitzman@harvard.edu). For helpful detailed comments on earlier drafts of this paper, but without implicating them for its remaining defects, I am grateful to Frank Ackerman, Roland Benabou, Richard Carson, Daniel Cole, Stephen DeCanio, Don Fullerton, Olle Haggstrom, Robert Hahn, Karl Lofgren, Michael Mastrandrea, Robert Mendelsohn, William Nordhaus, Cedric Philibert, Richard Posner, John Reilly, Richard Tol, Gary Yohe, and Richard Zeckhauser. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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