Category Archives: applied welfare economics

.@thinkprogress explains why @jamespeshaw doesn’t want to know the cost of #globalwarming as % of NZ GDP

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Data manipulation in The Spirit Level

Jason Brennan on why capitalism is a better utopia than socialism

These US estimates are still small @jamespeshaw @mfe_news; mostly from loss of life which is the easiest to fix by mitigation and adaptation

From S. Hsiang el al., “Estimating economic damage from climate change in the United States,” Science (2017). science.sciencemag.org/cgi/doi … 1126/science.aal4369  Read more at: https://phys.org/news/2017-06-climate-economy-inequality.html#jCp

Even runaway climate change of 6 to 8°C reduces GDP by by 2100! less than 10%

US has county level estimates but @jamespeshaw can’t estimate cost of global warming for NZ! @mfe_news says it is too hard!!

S. Hsiang el al., “Estimating economic damage from climate change in the United States,” Science (2017). science.sciencemag.org/cgi/doi … 1126/science.aal4369  Read more at: https://phys.org/news/2017-06-climate-economy-inequality.html#jCp