Public-private partnerships for storm risk management in the Cayman Islands

Working paper by Emma Tompkins, Lisa-Ann Hurlston on 1 Mar 2010

Abstract of Working Paper 21 We analyse the role of public and private responsibility in the provision of public goods – specifically, national hurricane preparedness, including early warnings and post-impact recovery. This is achieved through a review of the changes that have occurred in the Cayman Islands’ National Hurricane Committee (NHC). The NHC is a […]

On non-marginal cost-benefit analysis

Working paper by Simon Dietz, Cameron Hepburn on 1 Mar 2010

Conventional cost-benefit analysis incorporates the normally reasonable assumption that the policy or project under examination is marginal in the sense that it will not significantly change … read more »

Climate change mitigation policy: an overview of opportunities and challenges

Working paper by Tim Foxon on 1 Nov 2009

Abstract of Working Paper 11 We provide a broad overview of the opportunities and challenges facing global climate change mitigation policy ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen in December 2009. Our paper begins with a brief review of the technological options for mitigating climate change by reducing, and substituting for, the use of […]