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When starting with the most expensive option makes sense : use and misuse of marginal abatement cost curves (English)

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This article investigates the use of expert-based Marginal Abatement Cost Curves (MACC) to design abatement strategies. It shows that introducing inertia, in the form of the "cost in time" of available options, changes significantly the message from MACCs... See More +

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  • Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Hallegatte, Stephane;
  • 2011/09/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS5803
  • 1
  • 1
  • World
  • The World Region
  • 2011/09/01
  • When starting with the most expensive option makes sense : use and misuse of marginal abatement cost curves
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