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Carbon Allowance Auction Design: An Assessment of Options for the United States

Giuseppe Lopomo, Leslie M. Marx, David McAdams and Brian Murray.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

January 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Other Economic Systems; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Market Structure and Pricing. 8683 words.

Carbon allowance auctions are a component of existing and proposed regional cap-and-trade programs in the United States and are also included in recent proposed bills in the U.S. Congress...

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Distribution of Emissions Allowances and the Use of Auction Revenues in the European Union Emissions Trading System

Åsa Löfgren, Dallas Burtraw, Markus Wråke and Anna Malinovskaya.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

August 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Other Economic Systems. 8523 words.


The European Union (EU) Emissions Trading System (ETS) introduced emissions allowances as a new asset worth tens of billions of euros. This article...

Gender and the Business Environment for New Firm Creation

Leora F. Klapper and Simon C. Parker.

in The World Bank Research Observer

August 2011; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entrepreneurship; Demographic Economics; Other Economic Systems; Public Economics; Economic Development. 7456 words.

The authors summarize the extant literature on the relationship between gender and entrepreneurship. They note significant quantitative gender differences in business entry, with male-owned...

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How Can Safety Nets Contribute to Economic Growth?

Harold Alderman and Ruslan Yemtsov.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2014; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economic Development; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Other Economic Systems. 8948 words.

The paper provides an up-to date and selective review of the literature on how social safety nets contribute to growth. The evidence is carefully chosen to show how safety nets have the...

Political Economy of Recent Global Food Price Shocks: Gainers, Losers and Compensatory Mechanism

Bernadette Dia Kamgnia.

in Journal of African Economies

May 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; Other Economic Systems; International Relations and International Political Economy; Agricultural Economics; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Public Economics. 19990 words.

Food prices have increased steadily since 2003 to become a real burden to the poor and net purchasers of food, although price shocks could be an opportunity to stimulate agricultural...