October 18 , 2006 Brown Bag

Discounting in the Long Run

Speaker: Dr. Arthur Small
Meteorology, Penn State

References for this seminar include:

From Discounting and Intergenerational Equity by Paul Portney and John Weyant, eds., 1999 (on reserve at the EMS Library in Deike Building):

Ch. 1, "Introduction" by Paul Portney and John Weyant, pp. 1--12.
Ch. 3, "Just Keep Discounting, But... " by Martin Weitzman, pp. 23--29.
Ch. 7, "Intergenerational Equity, Social Discount Rates, and Global Warming" by Partha Dasgupta, Karl-Goeran Maeler, and Scott Barrett, pp. 51--77.