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Cambio climático y pobreza en el Distrito Federal

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por el Centro Virtual de Cambio Climático de la Ciudad de México (CVCCCM) y la UNAM. Los autores agra-decen los valiosos comentarios de dos dictaminadores anónimos. 45 I����������� La mayor parte de las investigaciones sobre los impactos del cambio climá-tico se han enfocado en determinar los costos a nivel agregado (macroeco-nómico), utilizando indicadores tales como el producto interno bruto (PIB) y el empleo (Stern et al. 2006). De hecho, existen pocos estudios que permitan identificar los impactos del cambio climático a nivel microeconómico, por ejemplo, en los niveles de bienestar de los individuos y de las familias a nivel regional. La importancia de contar con estudios a nivel hogar reside en que se podría contar con cifras específicas, respecto a los costos para ciertos grupos de individuos, que permitirían diseñar, implementar y evaluar políticas públicas enfocadas a aminorar los costos del cambio climático.

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