Martin L. Weitzman is Professor of Economics at Harvard University. Previously he was on the faculties of MIT and Yale. He has been elected as a fellow of the Econometric Society and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He has published widely in many leading economic journals and written two books. Weitzman's interests in economics are broad and he has served as consultant for several well-known organizations. His current research is focused on environmental economics, including climate change, the economics of catastrophes, cost-benefit analysis, long-run discounting, green accounting, and comparison of alternative instruments for controlling pollution.
Should Governments Use a Declining Discount Rate in Project Analysis?
Fat Tails and the Social Cost of Carbon
Can Negotiating a Uniform Carbon Price Help to Internalize the Global Warming Externality?
- Determining Benefits and Costs for Future Generations
- Tail-Hedge Discounting and the Social Cost of Carbon
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