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Clean energy and international oil

Marianne Haug.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Environmental Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Technological Change; Research and Development; Welfare Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Energy Economics; Economic History; Market Structure and Pricing; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 12012 words.

Oil has been the world's dominant fuel for more than 50 years. Substitution of oil for power generation and heating has progressed since the 1970s, but substitution of oil in transport...

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Climate policy

John Hassler, Per Krusell and Jonas Nycander.

in Economic Policy

July 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Energy Economics; Environmental Economics. 23932 words.

This paper makes suggestions for climate policy and defends them based on recent research in economics and the natural sciences. In summary: (i) the optimal carbon tax is rather modest;...

Divergences in Long-Run Trends in the Prices of Energy and Energy Services

Roger Fouquet.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

January 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Technological Change; Research and Development; Environmental Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Energy Economics; Transportation Systems; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 10624 words.

This article presents new evidence on very long-run trends in the prices of energy and energy services, such as heat, power, transport, and light, using seven hundred years of data for the...

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Exploration during turbulent times: an analysis of the relation between cooperation in innovation activities and radical innovation performance during the economic crisis

Lorena M D’Agostino and Rosina Moreno.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

April 2018; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Environmental Economics; Technological Change; Research and Development. 14796 words.

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This article investigates the relation between cooperation in innovation activities and innovation before and during the last economic recession. We...

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Fossil fuel producers under threat

Frederick van der Ploeg.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; Economics; Technological Change; Research and Development; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation; Energy Economics; Environmental Economics. 9448 words.

Oil and gas producers face three threats: prolonged low oil and gas prices, tightening of climate policy and a tough budget on cumulative carbon emissions, and technological innovation...

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Future Prospects for Energy Technologies: Insights from Expert Elicitations

Elena Verdolini, Laura Díaz Anadón, Erin Baker, Valentina Bosetti and Lara Aleluia Reis.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

February 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Energy Economics; Environmental Economics. 9841 words.

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Expert elicitation is a structured approach for obtaining judgments from experts about items of interest to decision makers. This method has been...

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The greener the better? Job creation effects of environmentally-friendly technological change

Luisa Gagliardi, Giovanni Marin and Caterina Miriello.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

October 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Environmental Economics; Demand and Supply of Labour. 16158 words.

This article investigates the link between environment-related innovation and job creation at firm level. Employing Italian data on 4507 manufacturing firms, matched with patent records for...

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Invention and Transfer of Climate Change–Mitigation Technologies: A Global Analysis

Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Matthieu Glachant, Ivan Haščič, Nick Johnstone and Yann Ménière.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

January 2011; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Environmental Economics. 8609 words.

This article uses the European Patent Office Worldwide Patent Statistical Database to examine the geographic distribution and global diffusion of inventions in thirteen climate-mitigation...

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Mandates and the Incentive for Environmental Innovation

Matthew S Clancy and GianCarlo Moschini.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2018; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Technological Change; Research and Development; Energy Economics; Environmental Economics. 12342 words.

Mandates, which establish minimum use quotas for certain goods, are becoming increasingly popular policy tools to promote renewable energy use. In addition to mitigating the pollution...

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On the effect of technological progress on pollution: an overlooked distortion in endogenous growth

Alexandra Ferreira-Lopes, Tiago Neves Sequeira and Catarina Roseta-Palma.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2013; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Environmental Economics; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic Development. 7086 words.

We derive a model of endogenous growth with physical capital, human capital and technological progress through quality-ladders. We introduce welfare-decreasing pollution in the model, which...

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Parsimonious Multi-dimensional Impact Assessment

John M. Antle.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

October 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Environmental Economics; Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; Agricultural Economics. 9568 words.

This article develops the conceptual and empirical foundations for a parsimonious, generic modeling approach to multi-dimensional (i.e., economic, environmental and social) impact...

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“Reach for the sky”: modeling the impact of policy stringency on industrial dynamics in the case of the REACH regulation

Eric Brouillat, Maïder Saint Jean and Nabila Arfaoui.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

April 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Environmental Economics; Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; Manufacturing. 17436 words.

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An agent-based model is developed as an explorative tool to investigate how the REACH regulation can help bring safer substitutes to the market. An...

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Smart cities from scratch? A socio-technical perspective

Luís Carvalho.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2015; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Environmental Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 9335 words.

This paper argues that contemporary smart city visions based on ITs (information and tele- communication technologies) configure complex socio-technical challenges that can benefit from...

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