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Prof. Karsten Neuhoff, Ph.D.

Prof. Karsten Neuhoff, Ph.D.

Head of Department of 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.”

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 19/20 / 2024

Thermal Retrofitting of Worst Performing Buildings Mitigates Risk of High Heating Costs

2024| Sophie Behr, Merve Kücük, Maximilian Longmuir, Karsten Neuhoff
DIW Wochenbericht 19 / 2024

Förderprogramme stabilisieren und warmmietenneutrale Sanierungen im Mietrecht verankern: Interview

2024| Karsten Neuhoff, Erich Wittenberg
DIW Wochenbericht 19 / 2024

Sanierung sehr ineffizienter Gebäude sichert hohe Heizkostenrisiken ab

2024| Sophie Behr, Merve Kücük, Maximilian Longmuir, Karsten Neuhoff
DIW Weekly Report 15 / 2024

A Renewable Energy Pool Brings Benefits of Energy Transition to Consumers

2024| Karsten Neuhoff, Mats Kröger, Leon Stolle
DIW Wochenbericht 15 / 2024

Ein Erneuerbare-Energien-Pool lässt Verbraucher*innen an den Vorteilen der Energiewende teilhaben

2024| Karsten Neuhoff, Mats Kröger, Leon Stolle
Refereed essays Web of Science

Bridges over Troubled Waters: Climate Clubs, Alliances, and Partnerships as Safeguards for Effective International Cooperation?

In: International Environmental Agreements (2024), im Ersch. [online first.: 2024-05-07] | Heiner von Luepke, Karsten Neuhoff, Catherine Marchewitz
Refereed essays Web of Science

Green or Greedy: The Relationship between Perceived Benefits and Homeowners’ Intention to Adopt Residential Low-carbon Technologies

In: Energy Research & Social Science 108 (2024), 103388, 14 S. | Fabian Scheller, Karyn Morrissey, Karsten Neuhoff, Dogan Keles
Externe Monographien

Gemeinsam Gas einsparen: Warum die Bundesregierung weitere Empfehlungen der ExpertInnenkommission Gas und Wärme aufgreifen sollte?

Kiel: ZBW, 2023, 5 S. | Sophie M. Behr, Merve Kucuk, Karsten Neuhoff
Externe Monographien

Climate Transition Plans: State of Play in EU Legislation and Policy Recommendations

WPSF, 2023, 23 S.
(Policy Brief / Wissenschaftsplattform Sustainable Finance ; 3/2023)
| Fernanda Ballesteros, Malte Hessenius, Alexandra Hüttel, Catherine Marchewitz, Karsten Neuhoff, Franziska Schütze, Leon Stolle
Refereed essays Web of Science

Policy Complementarity and the Paradox of Carbon Pricing

In: Oxford Review of Economic Policy 39 (2023), 4, S. 711-730 | Michael Grubb, Alexandra Poncia, Paul Drummond, Karsten Neuhoff, Jean-Charles Hourcade

Lectures

Vortrag

How Could Individual MS or Groups of MS Pilot Locational Pricing?

Karsten Neuhoff
Brüssel, 19.12.2023
| Round Table on Future Power Market Platform: Commission de Régulation de l'Électricité et du Gaz
Vortrag

EU Electricity Market Reform for Reliable and Affordable Power Prices

Karsten Neuhoff
Brüssel, Belgien, 07.12.2023 - 08.12.2023
| Recalibrating Energy and Climate Policy: EPRG Winter Seminar
Vortrag

Anreize für klimaneutrale Produktion, Recycling und Nutzung von Grundstoffen: drei Szenarien

Karsten Neuhoff
Berlin, 29.11.2023
| Stakeholderprozess Grüne Leitmärkte: Abschluss-Workshop, Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Klimaschutz
Vortrag

Erneuerbare Energie und Flexibilität - Optionen für reduzierte und verlässliche Stromkosten

Karsten Neuhoff, Klaus Mindrup
Berlin, 28.11.2023
| SPD-Fraktionskonferenz
Vortrag

Staat und Markt: auf dem Weg zu einem zukunftsfähigen Wirtschaftsstandort

Karsten Neuhoff
Berlin [Hybrid], 22.11.2023
| Shifting the Trillions – Finanzierung der Zukunftswirtschaft: Hybride Konferenz, Bundestagsfraktion Bündnis 90/Die Grünen

Research Projects

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
Research Project

Distribution effects of the Renewable Energy Act

Completed Project| Climate Policy
Research Project

Emission Trading System in the Republic of Korea

Completed Project| Climate Policy
Research Project

Inclusion of Consumption in Emissions Trading

Completed Project| Climate Policy
Research Project

Modelling the EU ETS: Stability through a permit reserve

Completed Project| Climate Policy
Research Project

Next generation of RES-E policy instruments

Completed Project| Climate Policy
Research Project

Options for a per-capita rebate of revenues from CO2 pricing

Completed Project| Climate Policy
Research Project

Planetary Economics

Completed Project| Climate Policy
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