The Design and Implementation of U.S. Climate Policy

Don Fullerton and Catherine Wolfram, editors

Conference held May 13-14, 2010
Published in September 2012 by University of Chicago Press
© 2012 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

NBER Program(s):EEE

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331 pages
ISBN: 0-226-36914-0

Table of Contents

Front matter, table of contents, acknowledgments: Don Fullerton, Catherine Wolfram (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction and Summary: Don Fullerton, Catherine Wolfram (p. 1 - 17) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
1. Distributional Impacts in a Comprehensive Climate Policy Package: Gilbert E. Metcalf, Aparna Mathur, Kevin A. Hassett (p. 21 - 34) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Hilary Sigman (p. 34 - 36) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. Climate Policy and Labor Markets: Olivier DeschĂȘnes (p. 37 - 49) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Matthew E. Kahn (p. 49 - 51) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. Limiting Emissions and Trade: Some Basic Ideas: Kala Krishna (p. 53 - 61) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Meredith Fowlie (p. 61 - 64) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Regulatory Choice with Pollution and Innovation: Charles D. Kolstad (p. 65 - 74) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: V. Kerry Smith (p. 74 - 78) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. Spillovers from Climate Policy to Other Pollutants: Stephen P. Holland (p. 79 - 90) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Charles D. Kolstad (p. 90 - 91) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Markets for Anthropogenic Carbon within the Larger Carbon Cycle: Severin Borenstein (p. 93 - 102) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Wolfram Schlenker (p. 102 - 105) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. Interactions between State and Federal Climate Change Policies: Lawrence H. Goulder, Robert N. Stavins (p. 109 - 121) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Arik Levinson (p. 122 - 125) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Belts and Suspenders: Interactions among Climate Policy Regulations: Arik Levinson (p. 127 - 140) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Gilbert E. Metcalf (p. 140 - 144) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. Climate Policy and Voluntary Initiatives: An Evaluation of the Connecticut Clean Energy Communities Program: Matthew J. Kotchen (p. 145 - 154) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Lucas W. Davis (p. 154 - 156) (bibliographic info) (download)
10. Updating the Allocation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Permits in a Federal Cap-and-Trade Program: Meredith Fowlie (p. 157 - 171) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Lawrence H. Goulder (p. 171 - 175) (bibliographic info) (download)
11. Upstream versus Downstream Implementation of Climate Policy: Erin T. Mansur (p. 179 - 193) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Roberton C. Williams III (p. 193 - 195) (bibliographic info) (download)
12. The Economics of Carbon Offsets: James B. Bushnell (p. 197 - 209) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Kala Krishna (p. 209 - 212) (bibliographic info) (download)
13. Monitoring and Enforcement of Climate Policy: Hilary Sigman (p. 213 - 225) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Severin Borenstein (p. 225 - 227) (bibliographic info) (download)
14. How Can Policy Encourage Economically Sensible Climate Adaptation?: V. Kerry Smith (p. 229 - 242) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Erin T. Mansur (p. 242 - 244) (bibliographic info) (download)
15. Setting the Initial Time-Profile of Climate Policy: The Economics of Environmental Policy Phase-Ins: Roberton C. Williams III (p. 245 - 254) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Stephen P. Holland (p. 255 - 256) (bibliographic info) (download)
16. Urban Policy Effects on Carbon Mitigation: Matthew E. Kahn (p. 259 - 267) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Christopher R. Knittel (p. 268 - 269) (bibliographic info) (download)
17. Is Agricultural Production Becoming More or Less Sensitive to Extreme Heat? Evidence from U.S. Corn and Soybean Yields: Michael J. Roberts, Wolfram Schlenker (p. 271 - 282) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: James B. Bushnell (p. 282 - 285) (bibliographic info) (download)
18. Carbon Prices and Automobile Greenhouse Gas Emissions: The Extensive and Intensive Margins: Christopher R. Knittel, Ryan Sandler (p. 287 - 299) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Matthew J. Kotchen (p. 299 - 300) (bibliographic info) (download)
19. Evaluating the Slow Adoption of Energy Efficient Investments: Are Renters Less Likely to Have Energy Efficient Appliances?: Lucas W. Davis (p. 301 - 316) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Olivier DeschĂȘnes (p. 316 - 317) (bibliographic info) (download)
Indexes: Don Fullerton, Catherine Wolfram (p. 319 - 331) (bibliographic info) (download)
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