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Homeward Bound: How Migrants Seek Out Familiar Climates

Charles A. Taylor (Harvard Business School) and Marco Tabellini (Harvard Business School) introduce the concept of “climate matching” as a driver of migration and establish several new results. They show that climate strongly predicts the spatial distribution of immigrants in the US, as movers select destinations with climates similar to their place of origin.

Distributional impacts of climate change

Stéphane Hallegatte (Senior Climate Change Adviser at the World Bank) has selected his favorite papers on the distributional impacts of physical climate change.

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