homework5 - EEP 101/ECON 125 Spring 2003 Due: April 29...

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EEP 101/ECON 125 Spring 2003 Due: April 29 Problem Set #5 1) The Impacts of Climate Change p a south north ± Warm crop Cold crop Crop Profits Before Climate Change In class we developed a two-crop model to examine the impacts of climate change. The figure above shows the profits earned for warm and cold weather crops before any climate change occurs. a) Reproduce the figure, and draw the profit curves for the two crops after climate change has occurred. Explain why you have drawn the curves the way you did. Which regions are better off as a result of climate change? b) In one page or less, discuss the uses of this model. How can such things as 1) the fertilization effect, 2) the speed of climate change, 3) pests, 4) geography, and 5) transition costs, affect the magnitude and distribution of the impacts of climate change? Predict where, and under what circumstances, the impacts of climate change will be the
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This note was uploaded on 08/01/2008 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Wood during the Spring '07 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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