Climate change and agriculture : an economic analysis of global impacts, adaptation and distributional effects

Mendelsohn, Robert O., 1952-

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  • Creator Robert Mendelsohn and Ariel Dinar
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Cheltenham ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, [2009] ©2009
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  • Physical Details
    • vii, 246 pages : illustrations, color maps ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9781847206701, 1847206700
  • OCLC ocn456834753


  • This text features a study which examines 22 countries across four continents including both developed and developing economies. It looks at the impact of climate change on agriculture and provides a good analytical basis for additional work.


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • The role of climate in agricultural production -- Literature review of economic impacts of climate change on agriculture -- The Ricardian method -- Modeling adaptation to climate change -- Structural Ricardian models -- Ricardian analyses of aggregate data -- Ricardian models of individual farms -- Adaptation studies -- Structural Ricardian studies -- Summary of results -- Policy implications and future research needs
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