Unilateral action and negotiations about climate policy
Kai Konrad () and
Marcel Thum ()
No SP II 2011-109, Discussion Papers, Research Professorship & Project "The Future of Fiscal Federalism" from WZB Berlin Social Science Center
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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Working Paper: Unilateral Action and Negotiations about Climate Policy (2011)
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