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Global Risks and Collective Action Failures

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Source: Global Risks and Collective Action Failures : What Can the International Community Do?

Volume/Issue: 2014/195

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Inci Otker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 October 2014

ISBN: 9781498396554

Keywords: Global risks, Collective action, Climate change, Crises, Pandemics, climate change mitigation, kyoto protocol, framework convention on climate change, convention on climate change, General

Abstract What do climate change, global financial crises, pandemics, and fragility and conflict have in common? They are all examples of global risks that can cross geographical and generational boundaries and wh...

Carbon Taxes
			: Their Macroeconomic Effects and Prospects for Global Adoption:  A Survey of the Literature

Carbon Taxes : Their Macroeconomic Effects and Prospects for Global Adoption: A Survey of the Literature »

Volume/Issue: 1998/73

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ved Gandhi , and Javier Cuervo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451849431.001

ISBN: 9781451849431

Keywords: carbon tax, climate change, double dividend, economic growth, greenhouse gas emissions, global warming, income distribution, international competitiveness, Kyoto protocol, carbon taxes

The carbon tax is a major instrument for curbing greenhouse gas emissions that cause global warming. Yet its adoption has been limited because of concerns over its effects on economic growth, income distribution, a...

Global Risks and Collective Action Failures
			: What Can the International Community Do?

Global Risks and Collective Action Failures : What Can the International Community Do? »

Volume/Issue: 2014/195

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Inci Otker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 October 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498396554.001

ISBN: 9781498396554

Keywords: Global risks, Collective action, Climate change, Crises, Pandemics, climate change mitigation, kyoto protocol, framework convention on climate change, convention on climate change, General

Abstract What do climate change, global financial crises, pandemics, and fragility and conflict have in common? They are all examples of global risks that can cross geographical and generational boundaries and wh...