Evaluating intergenerational risks

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Asheim, Geir Bjarne; Zuber, Stéphane;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.jmateco.2016.05.005
  • Subject: Critical-level utilitarianism | [ SHS.ECO ] Humanities and Social Sciences/Economies and finances | JEL : D - Microeconomics/D.D6 - Welfare Economics | Social evaluation | Population ethics | Decision-making under risk | Social discounting

International audience; Climate policies have stochastic consequences that involve a great number of generations. This calls for evaluating social risk (what kind of societies will future people be born into) rather than individual risk (what will happen to people durin... View more