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Unilateral Action and Negotiations about Climate Policy
Kai A. Konrad ()
Marcel P. Thum
Working Papers from Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance
We analyze bargaining over international climate agreements in a setting with incomplete information about abatement costs. Unilateral commitment to high abatement reduces the gains from global cooperation. This reduces the probability of reaching efficient international environmental agreements.
Keywords: mitigation; international climate agreements; bargaining; unilateral advances (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: Q54 Q58 F53 H41 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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