NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Estimating the Social Cost of Carbon for Use in U.S. Federal Rulemakings: A Summary and Interpretation

Michael Greenstone, Elizabeth Kopits, Ann Wolverton

NBER Working Paper No. 16913
Issued in March 2011

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The views expressed in this paper are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent those of the U.S Environmental Protection Agency, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, or the National Bureau of Economic Research. Elizabeth Kopits and Ann Wolverton are economists at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Michael Greenstone is a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. They all worked at the Council of Economic Advisers in 2009 and/or 2010 and actively participated in the process to develop a social cost of carbon for the United States.

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