Articles | Volume 14, issue 5
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 3121–3140, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-3121-2021
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 3121–3140, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-3121-2021

Development and technical paper 01 Jun 2021

Development and technical paper | 01 Jun 2021

Reproducing complex simulations of economic impacts of climate change with lower-cost emulators

Jun'ya Takakura et al.

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To simplify calculating economic impacts of climate change, statistical methods called emulators are developed and evaluated. There are trade-offs between model complexity and emulation performance. Aggregated economic impacts can be approximated by relatively simple emulators, but complex emulators are necessary to accommodate finer-scale economic impacts.