Prof. Karsten Neuhoff, Ph.D.

Prof. Karsten Neuhoff, Ph.D.

Head of Department in the

Climate Policy Department

Research Topics and Working Areas

Karsten Neuhoff leads the Climate Policy Department at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and is Professor at the Institute for Economics and Law of Technical University Berlin. He holds a PhD in Economics from Cambridge University and Master in Physics from Heidelberg University. His research focus on the economics and financing of a low-carbon transformation in the power, industry and building sector. He investigates how policies and markets can be designed to achieve carbon neutrality. In research and advice projects for national governments, EU Commission and international organizations and as board member of the research network Climate Strategies he brings together multi-disciplinary teams and engages stakeholders to enhance quality, relevance, and uptake of the research. He (co-)authored the books “Planetary Economics: Energy, Climate Change and the three domains of sustainable development” and “Climate Policy after Copenhagen - The Role of Carbon Pricing.”

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Publications

Nature Climate Change

China's Emissions Trading Takes Steps Towards Big Ambitions

2018 | Frank Jotzo, Valerie Karplus, Michael Grubb, Andreas Löschel, Karsten Neuhoff, Libo Wu, Fei Teng
Journal of Cleaner Production

A Review of Technology and Policy Deep Decarbonization Pathway Options for Making Energy-Intensive Industry Production Consistent with the Paris Agreement

2018 | Chris Bataille, Max Åhman, Karsten Neuhoff, Lars J. Nilsson, Manfred Fischedick, Stefan Lechtenböhmer, Baltazar Solano-Rodriquez, Amandine Denis-Ryan, Seton Stiebert, Henri Waisman, Oliver Sartor, Shahrzad Rahbar
The Energy Journal

Power Markets with Renewables: New Perspectives for the European Target Model

2016 | Karsten Neuhoff, Sophia Wolter, Sebastian Schwenen
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management

The Economics of the EU ETS Market Stability Reserve: Introduction

2016 | Cameron Hepburn, Karsten Neuhoff, William Acworth, Dallas Burtraw, Frank Jotzo
Energy Economics

FTR Allocations to Ease Transition to Nodal Pricing: An Application to the German Power System

2016 | Friedrich Kunz, Karsten Neuhoff, Juan Rosellón
DIW Weekly Report 32 / 2021

Collective Action: New Guiding Principles for International Climate Finance

2021| Heiner von Lüpke, Charlotte Aebischer, Karsten Neuhoff
DIW Wochenbericht 32 / 2021

Globale Kooperation als neues Leitbild der Internationalen Klimafinanzierung

2021| Heiner von Lüpke, Charlotte Aebischer, Karsten Neuhoff
DIW Weekly Report 26 / 2021

Climate Neutrality Requires Coordinated Measures for High Quality Recycling

2021| Xi Sun, Frederik Lettow, Karsten Neuhoff
DIW Wochenbericht 26 / 2021

Hochwertiges Recycling hat hohes Einsparpotenzial an Treibhausgasen: Interview

2021| Karsten Neuhoff, Erich Wittenberg
DIW Wochenbericht 26 / 2021

Klimaneutralität braucht koordinierte Maßnahmen zur Stärkung von hochwertigem Recycling

2021| Xi Sun, Frederik Lettow, Karsten Neuhoff
Monographien

Study on the Possibility to Set Up a Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism on Selected Sectors: Final Report

Brussels: European Union, 2021, 222 S. | [Xavier Le Den, Hubert Fallmann, Benjamin Görlach, Roland Ismer, Karsten Neuhoff, Jan Stede, Jacob Steinmann]
Externe referierte Aufsätze

To Ban or Not to Ban Carbon-Intensive Materials: A Legal and Administrative Assessment of Product Carbon Requirements

In: Review of European, Comparative & International Environmental Law (2021), im Ersch. [online first: 2021-05-06] | Timo Gerres, Manuel Haussner, Karsten Neuhoff, Alice Pirlot
Externe referierte Aufsätze

A Green COVID-19 Recovery of the EU Basic Materials Sector: Identifying Potentials, Barriers and Policy Solutions

In: Climate Policy (2021), im Ersch. [online first: 2021-05-18] | Olga Chiappinelli, Timo Gerres, Karsten Neuhoff, Frederik Lettow, Heleen de Coninck, Balázs Felsmann, Eugénie Joltreau, Gauri Khandekar, Pedro Linares, Jörn Richstein, Aleksander Śniegocki, Jan Stede, Tomas Wyns, Cornelis Zandt, Lars Zetterberg
Monographien

Szenarioanalysen als Werkzeug für Unternehmen, Investoren und Regulatoren auf dem Weg zur Klimaneutralität

Wissenschaftsplattform Sustainable Finance, 2021, 13 S.
(Policy Brief / Wissenschaftsplattform Sustainable Finance ; 5/2021)
| Karol Kempa, Ulf Moslener, Karsten Neuhoff, Oliver Schenker, and Franziska Schütze
Monographien

Scenario Analysis as a Tool for Companies, Investors, and Regulators on the Path to Climate Neutrality

Wissenschaftsplattform Sustainable Finance, 2021, 12 S.
(Policy Brief / Sustainable Finance Research Platform ; 5/2021)
| Karol Kempa, Ulf Moslener, Karsten Neuhoff, Oliver Schenker, and Franziska Schütze

Lectures

Diskussionsteilnahme

Werden Nachhaltigkeitsrisiken von Marktakteuren ausreichend berücksichtigt?: Panel

Franziska Schütze, Karsten Neuhoff
[Online], 09.12.2020
| Der Finanzsektor als Beschleuniger der Nachhaltigkeitswende – Illusion oder Realität?: Online-Event. Wissenschaftsplattform Sustainable Finance
Vortrag

Power Markets with Renewables: New Perspectives for the European Target Model & Panel Discussion

Karsten Neuhoff
[Online], 02.10.2020
| SynErgie II - Expert Workshop on Electricity Spot Market Design [Online]
Vortrag

Financing Renewables in the Age off Alling Technology Costs

Karsten Neuhoff, Nils May, Jörn Richstein
[Online], 23.06.2020 - 03.07.2020
| 25th Annual Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists: EAERE 2020; Online
Vortrag

Building Blocks for a Climate-Neutral Industrial Sector

Karsten Neuhoff
Madrid, Spanien, 02.12.2019 - 13.12.2019
| 2019 UN Climate Change Conference (COP25) : EU Programme of Side Events
Vortrag

The Role of Carbon Pricing

Karsten Neuhoff
Stockholm, Schweden, 24.05.2019
| Climate Friendly Materials Roundtable on "Policy Design for Greening Construction Supply Chains": Climate Friendly Materials Platform

Research Projects

Research Project

Climate Friendly Materials Platform

Current Project| Climate Policy
Research Project

Future Power Market Platform

Current Project| Climate Policy
Research Project

Non-Emission Products and Services in Sweden

Current Project| Climate Policy
Research Project

Assessment and Further Development of the Renewable Energy Act

Completed Project| Climate Policy
Research Project

Carbon Control Post 2020 in Energy Intensive Industries

Completed Project| Climate Policy
Research Project

Carbon Pricing for Low Carbon Investment

Completed Project| Climate Policy
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