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Is Growth Obsolete? with James Tobin in Economic Growth, N.B.E.R. 1972; also published in Income and Wealth, Volume 38, Publisher N.B.E.R., New York, 1973, click here for first part and click here for details.
International Studies in the Demand for Energy, editor, with contributions, North-Holland Publishing Company, 1977. Also published as William D. Nordhaus, ed., Proceedings of the Workshop on Energy Demand, IIASA Collaborative Paper CP-76-001, January 1976.
Industrial Pricing in the United Kingdom , with Wynne Godley and Kenneth Coutts, Cambridge University Press,1978.
The Efficient Use of Energy Resources , Yale University Press, 1979.
Reforming Federal Regulation, with Robert E. Litan, Yale University Press, 1983.
ECONOMICS, with Paul A. Samuelson, Twelfth Edition, McGraw-Hill, 1985; Thirteenth Edition, 1989; Fourteenth Edition, 1992; Fifteenth Edition, 1995; Sixteenth Edition, 1998; Seventeenth Edition, 2001; Eighteenth Edition, 2005; Nineteenth Edition, 2009. Foreign English-language editions in Canada, Australian, and Britain. Foreign translations in Armenian, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, German, Greek, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazak, Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, and Vietnamese.
The Share Economy: A Symposium , editor, with Andrew John, published by The Journal of Comparative Economics , vol. 10, 1986.
Toward a New Iron Age? A Study of Patterns of Resource Exhaustion, with Robert B. Gordon, Tjalling C. Koopmans, and Brian J. Skinner, Harvard University Press, 1988.
Money, Macroeconomics, and Economic Policy: Essays in Honor of James Tobin, editor with William C. Brainard and Harold W. Watts, MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1991.
Costs, Impacts, and Benefits of CO2 Mitigation , Y. Kaya, N. Nakicenovic, W. Nordhaus, and F. Toth, eds., IIASA, CP-93-002, 1993.
Managing the Global Commons: The Economics of Climate Change, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA., 1994.
Integrative Assessment of Mitigation, Impacts, and Adaptation to Climate Change, N. Nakicenovic, W. Nordhaus, R. Richels, and F. Toth, eds., IIASA, CP-94-009, 1994 also published as a special issue of Energy Policy, vol. 23, No. 4/5, April 1995.
Climate Change: Integrating Science, Economics, and Policy, N. Nakicenovic, W. Nordhaus, R. Richels, and F. Toth, eds., IIASA, CP-96-1, 1996.
The Swedish Nuclear Dilemma: Energy and the Environment, Resources for the Future, Washington, D.C., 1997. (Also published in Swedish as Körnkraft och Miljö - ett Svenskt Dilemma, SNS Förlag, Stockholm, 1996.)
Economic and Policy Issues in Climate Change, editor, with contribution, Resources for the Future Press, Washington, 1998.
Nature's Numbers: Expanding the National Economic Accounts to Include the Environment, Report of the Panel on Integrated Environmental and Economic Accounting, edited, with Edward Kokkelenberg, National Academy Press, 1999.
Warming the World: Economic Modeling of Global Warming, with Joseph Boyer, MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass., Summer 2000.
Induced Innovation and Climate Change: Collected Essays, ed. with Nebojsa Nakicenovic and Arnulf Gruebler, Resources for the Future Press, 2002.
Architecture for the National Accounts, eds., Dale Jorgenson, J. Steven Landefeld, and William Nordhaus, Chicago University Press, 2006.
A Question of Balance: Weighing the Options on Global Warming Policies, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2008. A copy of the prepublication version is available, click here.
Technological Change to Promote a Low Carbon Economy, Ed. with Nebojsa Nakicenovic, Energy Economics, Special Issue, forthcoming, 2011.