Intergenerational equity and the social discount rate

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Scarborough, Helen;
(2011)
  • Subject: intergenerational equity, social discount rate, Community/Rural/Urban Development, Demand and Price Analysis, Research Methods/ Statistical Methods,
    acm: InformationSystems_MISCELLANEOUS

Recent modelling of the costs and benefits of climate change has renewed debate regarding assumptions for the social discount rate in analysing the impacts of environmental change. Previous literature suggests two key factors influence estimates of the social discount r... View more
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