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How today’s uncertainties shape tomorrow’s world

This expert scenario development workshop examines the future of sustainable development in Yemen. An invited group of academics, diplomats, and development and energy professionals move through a four-stage process of scenario foresight. On this ...

11.03.2019
Diskussionspapiere 1722 / 2018

Nonlinear Intermediary Pricing in the Oil Futures Market

We study the state-dependent trading behavior of financial intermediaries in the oil futures market, using structural vector autoregressions with Markov switching in heteroskedasticity. We decompose changes in futures price volatility into changes in

2018| Daniel Bierbaumer, Malte Rieth, Anton Velinov
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The Death Spiral of Coal in the U.S. Will Changes in U.S. Policy Turn the Tide?

The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump has promised to stop the ongoing spiralling down of the U.S. coal industry. We discuss the origins of the decline and assess the effects of policy interventions by the Trump administration. We find ..

In: Climate Policy 19 (2019), 10, S. 1310-1324 | Roman Mendelevitch, Christian Hauenstein, Franziska Holz
Diskussionspapiere 1807 / 2019

Environmental Policy and Firm Selection in the Open Economy

In this paper, we analyse the effects of a unilateral change in an emissions tax in a model of international trade with heterogeneous firms. We find a positive effect of tighter environmental policy on average productivity in the reforming country ..

2019| Udo Kreickemeier, Philipp M. Richter
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Rigging Economics

Advances in horizontal drilling have significantly increased US oil and gas production, but it is not clear whether the industry is viable if oil prices continue to be low. Researchers now estimate the break-even price for oil and gas from tight ...

In: Nature Energy 4 (2019), S. 263-264 | Dawud Ansari
Diskussionspapiere 1801 / 2019

Strategic Environmental Policy and the Mobility of Firms

The loss of international competitiveness of domestic industries remains a key obstacle to the implementation of effective carbon prices in a world without harmonized climate policies. We analyze countries' non-cooperative choices of emissions taxes

2019| Philipp M. Richter, Marco Runkel, Robert C. Schmidt
Climate Friendly Materials Platform

Climate Friendly Materials Roundtable on "Inclusive transformation of the European Materials Sector”

The workshop gives an overview of mitigation options, possible set of policy instruments, and how they influence decisions (engage, improve economics, support innovation etc.), outline for the analytic approach and discussion of the day.

04.03.2019| Karsten Neuhoff
Climate Friendly Materials Platform

Climate Friendly Materials Roundtable on “Policy Design for Greening Construction Supply Chains”

The workshop gives an overview of mitigation options, possible set of policy instruments, and how they influence decisions (engage, improve economics, support innovation etc.), outline for the analytic approach and discussion of the day.

24.05.2019| Karsten Neuhoff
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The Transformation of the German Coal Sector from 1950 to 2017: A Historical Overview

In: Christian von Hirschhausen, Clemens Gerbaulet, Claudia Kemfert, Casimir Lorenz, Pao-Yu Oei (Eds.) , Energiewende "Made in Germany" : Low Carbon Electricity Sector Reform in the European Context
S. 45-78
| Hanna Brauers, Philipp Herpich, Pao-Yu Oei
Diskussionspapiere 1790 / 2019

The Death Spiral of Coal in the USA: Will New U.S. Energy Policy Change the Tide?

The Trump administration has promised to stop the spiraling down of the U.S. coal industry that has been going on for several years. We discuss the origins of the decline of the U.S. coal industry and new policy interventions by the Trump ...

2019| Roman Mendelevitch, Christian Hauenstein, Franziska Holz
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