Income projections for climate change research: A framework based on human capital dynamics

Crespo Cuaresma J (2017). Income projections for climate change research: A framework based on human capital dynamics. Global Environmental Change 42: 226-236. DOI:10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2015.02.012.

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Abstract

The quantitative assessment of the global effects of climate change requires the construction of income projections spanning large time horizons. Exploiting the robust link between educational attainment, age structure dynamics and economic growth we use population projections by age, sex and educational attainment to obtain income per capita path to the year 2100 for 144 countries. Such a framework offers a powerful, consistent methodology which can be used to study the future environmental challenges and to address potential policy reactions.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: human capital; economic growth; income projections; climate change
Research Programs: World Population (POP)
Bibliographic Reference: Global Environmental Change; Article in press (Published online 4 April 2015)
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 08:52
Last Modified: 22 Mar 2017 15:07
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/11290

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