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Energy Transitions Research at the University of Cambridge






Numerical information in public policy; policy analysis of the greenhouse effect.

Chris Hope is a member of the Management Science subject group.




Key publications: 


Hope, C. (2007) "The social cost of carbon: what does it actually depend on?" Climate Policy, 6(5): 566-572

Hope, C. (2008) "Discount rates, equity weights and the social cost of carbon." Energy Economics, 30 (3): 1011-1019

Hope, C. (2008) "Optimal carbon emissions and the social cost of carbon over time under uncertainty." Integrated Assessment, 8(1): 107-122

Hope, C. (2009) "How deep should the deep cuts be? Optimal CO2 emissions over time under uncertainty." Climate Policy, 9(1): 3-8

Ackerman, F., Stanton, E.A., Hope, C. and Alberth, S. (2009) "Did the Stern Review underestimate US and global climate damages?" Energy Policy, 37(7): 2717-2721 (DOI: 10.1016/j.enpol.2009.03.011)


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Dr. Chris  Hope
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Person keywords: 
Climate change policy