Agriculture and the Social Cost of Carbon

Auffhammer, Maximilian

from ARE Update Vol. 26, No. 1, Sep/Oct, 2022

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Putting a number on the economic damage from the emissions of greenhouse gases is a difficult undertaking. Recent advances in statistical methods, exponentially growing computing power, and the ever-increasing availability of detailed data on climate-sensitive sectors of the economy have led to significant new insights, which will affect regulation at the federal and global level.


Climate change, agriculture, social cost of carbon.


Auffhammer, Maximilian. 2022. "Agriculture and the Social Cost of Carbon." ARE Update 26(1): 5-8. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.