Larry Karp

Larry S. Karp

Title
Professor of Agricultural & Resource Economics
Department
Dept of Agricultural & Resource Economics
Phone
(925) 451-6744
Research Expertise and Interest
economics, environmental policy
Research Description

I use dynamic models to study optimal choice of policies, e.g. pollution taxes or cap-and-trade. I use hyperbolic discounting and overlapping generations models to study situations where protecting the environment, e.g. via climate policy, provides benefits to currently living people later in their lifetime, and also provides benefits to people who have not yet been born.

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