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  1. Climate Economics

    The State of the Art

    By Frank Ackerman, Elizabeth A. Stanton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    Climate science paints a bleak picture: The continued growth of greenhouse gas emissions is increasingly likely to cause irreversible and catastrophic effects. Urgent action is needed to prepare for the initial rounds of climatic change, which are already unstoppable. While the opportunity to avert...

    Published January 24th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Flawed Foundations of General Equilibrium Theory

    Critical Essays on Economic Theory

    By Frank Ackerman, Alejandro Nadal, Kevin P. Gallagher

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    This book, as the title suggests, explains how General equilibrium, the dominant conceptual framework in mainstream economics, describes a perfectly impossible world. Even with its counterfactual assumptions taken for granted, it fails on many levels. Under the impressive editorship of Ackerman and...

    Published September 13th 2012 by Routledge

  3. The Economics of Climate Change in China

    Towards a Low-Carbon Economy

    By Fan Gang, Nicholas Stern, Ottmar Edenhofer, Xu Shanda, Klas Eklund, Frank Ackerman, Lailai Li, Karl Hallding

    China faces many modernization challenges, but perhaps none is more pressing than that posed by climate change. China must find a new economic growth model that is simultaneously environmentally sustainable, can free it from its dependency on fossil fuels, and lift living standards for the majority...

    Published April 28th 2011 by Routledge

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