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Can CCS and NET enable the continued use of fossil carbon fuels after CoP21?

R. Stuart Haszeldine.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economywide Country Studies; Energy Economics; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation; Publicly Provided Goods; General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium; Market Structure and Pricing; General Economics. 9908 words.

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) does not generate energy. CCS applied to fossil and modern bio-carbon fuels and feedstocks removes environmentally damaging CO2 emissions. CoP21 stipulated...

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...

The economics of global health: an assessment

Andrew W. K. Farlow.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Particular Labour Markets; Economics of Health; Public Economics. 10462 words.

The international community, through the Millennium Development Goals and now the Sustainable Development Goals, has long recognized the critical role of improved global health in achieving...

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...

Public Investment in Rural Infrastructure: Some Political Economy Considerations

Moussa P. Blimpo, Robin Harding and Leonard Wantchekon.

in Journal of African Economies

August 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economywide Country Studies; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Economic Development. 8407 words.

We have constructed a unique dataset to study the extent of the relationship between political marginalisation, public investment in transport infrastructure, and food security in Benin,...

The R&D tax credit in France: assessment and ex ante evaluation of the 2008 reform

Benoît Mulkay and Jacques Mairesse.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 9122 words.

This article presents an econometric analysis of the direct effects of the R&D tax credit (RTC) on private R&D in France and proposes an ex ante evaluation of the major reform implemented...

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Research assessment and recognized excellence: simple bibliometrics for more efficient academic research evaluations

Pierre Régibeau and Katharine E. Rockett.

in Economic Policy

October 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Education and Research Institutions; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Technological Change; Research and Development. 19784 words.

Many countries perform research assessment of universities, although the methods differ widely. Significant resources are invested in these exercises. Moving to a more mechanical,...

Should the US increase subsidies to R&D? Lessons from an endogenous growth theory

Manuel A. Gómez and Tiago Neves Sequeira.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2014; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; National Budget, Deficit, and Debt; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 9788 words.

In this article we devise an endogenous growth model with R&D, physical capital, and human capital with several externalities. The model is calibrated to the US economy and used to...

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