The political economy of international environmental agreements: a survey

L. Wangler, J.C. Altamirano-Cabrera, H.P. Weikard

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This paper surveys the recent literature on the political economy of the formation of international environmental agreements. The survey covers theoretical modelling approaches and empirical studies including experimental work. Central to our survey is the question how the political process impacts different stages of agreement formation and stability.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationJena
PublisherFriedrich Schiller University
Number of pages20
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Publication series

NameJena economic research papers
PublisherFriedrich Schiller University
No.2011 ÔÇô 038
ISSN (Print)1864-7057


  • climatic change
  • international agreements
  • environmental policy
  • political processes


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