Faculty Books

William D. Nordhaus
Yale University Press | October 2013 | ISBN: 030018977X & 9780300189773
Climate change is profoundly altering our world in ways that pose major risks to human societies and natural systems. We have entered the Climate Casino and are rolling the global-warming dice, warns economist William Nordhaus. But there is still time to turn around and walk back out of the casino...
William D. Nordhaus
Yale University Press | June 2008 | ISBN: 0300137486
As scientific and observational evidence on global warming piles up every day, questions of economic policy in this central environmental topic have taken center stage. But as author and prominent Yale economist William Nordhaus observes, the issues involved in understanding global warming...
William D. Nordhaus
University of Chicago Press | July 2006 | ISBN: 0226410846
(With Dale W. Jorgenson and J. Steven Landefelt)  A New Architecture for the U.S. National Accounts brings together a distinguished group of contributors to initiate the development of a comprehensive and fully integrated set of United States national accounts. The purpose of the new architecture...
William D. Nordhaus
MIT Press | August 2000 | ISBN: 0262140713
(With Joseph Boyer)  Humanity is risking the health of the natural environment through a myriad of interventions, including the atmospheric emission of trace gases such as carbon dioxide, the use of ozone-depleting chemicals, the engineering of massive land-use changes, and the destruction of the...
William D. Nordhaus
Resources for the Future Press | September 1998 | ISBN: 0915707950 & 9780915707959
Although the negotiation of the Kyoto Protocol focused world attention on the global climate, it was just one step in the ongoing process of addressing climate change in all its facets. Research by the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has been ongoing since 1988. An...
William D. Nordhaus
Routledge (Resources for the Future) | June 1997 | ISBN: 0915707845 & 9780915707843
Renowned economist William Nordhaus has developed many innovative approaches for analyzing complex environmental questions. He applies them to the possible phaseout of nuclear power in Sweden in The Swedish Nuclear Dilemma: Energy and the Environment. While making a major contribution to that...
William D. Nordhaus
MIT Press | October 1994 | ISBN: 0262140551 & 9780262140553
Coping with the challenges of global warming is a daunting task for both scientists and economists, who must understand future changes, and for policy makers, who must ultimately choose policies to balance risks and costs. Managing the Global Commons presents a unique effort to encompass...