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Green revenues, profitability and market valuation: Evidence from a global firm level dataset

Green revenues, profitability and market valuation: Evidence from a global firm level dataset

a working paper by Tobias Kruse, Myra Mohnen, Peter Pope, Misato Sato  23 January, 2020

This paper examines how diversifying and specialising production towards environmental goods and services is associated with the profitability and market valuation of firms. read more »


The impact of energy prices on socioeconomic and environmental performance: Evidence from French manufacturing establishments, 1997–2015

a working paper by Giovanni Marin, Francesco Vona  17 December, 2019

In evaluating the responses of French manufacturing firms to large increases in energy prices, which the authors use as a proxy for stringent environmental policy, they find that costs in terms of job losses and competitiveness are smaller by an order of magnitude than the benefits in terms of reducing carbon dioxide emissions. read more »


National-to-local aid and recovery from extreme weather events: evidence from the Philippines

a research article by Michael Abrigo, Arlan Brucal  12 December, 2019

This paper examines the link between extreme weather events and national aid and transfers in the Philippines between 1992 and 2015. Findings show that the national government allocates more national … read more »


Inequality aversion and the environment

Inequality aversion and the environment

a working paper by Frank Venmans, Ben Groom  18 November, 2019

In this paper the authors provide experimental evidence to illustrate that aversion to environmental inequality is as pronounced as aversion to income inequality and varies across different types of environmental quality. read more »


Swenja Surminski

Understanding decisions and disasters: A retrospective analysis of Hurricane Sandy’s ‘focusing power’ on climate change adaptation policy in New York City

a working paper by Samantha McCraine, Swenja Surminski  18 November, 2019

Disasters such as hurricanes can open a window of opportunity when these act as ‘focusing events’ on the policy agenda. This paper explores the ‘focusing power’ of Hurricane Sandy in the context of New York City during 2012 and beyond. read more »


From individual Fuzzy Cognitive Maps to Agent Based Models: Modeling multi-factorial and multi-stakeholder decision-making for water scarcity

From individual Fuzzy Cognitive Maps to Agent Based Models: Modeling multi-factorial and multi-stakeholder decision-making for water scarcity

a research article by Sara Mehryar  15 November, 2019

Policy making for complex (SESs) is a multi-factorial and multi-stakeholder decision making process. Therefore, proper policy simulation in a SES should consider both the complex behavior of the system … read more »


Linking permit markets multilaterally

Linking permit markets multilaterally

a research article by Baran Doda, Simon Quemin, Luca Taschini  1 November, 2019

We formally study the determinants, magnitude and distribution of efficiency gains generated in multilateral linkages between permit markets. We provide two novel decomposition results for these gains, characterize individual preferences … read more »


Mortality, temperature and public health provision: evidence from Mexico

Mortality, temperature and public health provision: evidence from Mexico

a working paper by François Cohen, Antoine Dechezleprêtre  4 October, 2019

In this paper the authors examine the impact of temperature on mortality in Mexico using daily data over the period 1998–2017. read more »


Determining discount rates for the evaluation of natural assets in land-use planning: An application of the Equivalency Principle

Determining discount rates for the evaluation of natural assets in land-use planning: An application of the Equivalency Principle

a research article by Elisa Sainz de Murieta  1 September, 2019

One of the most pressing issues when making decisions over long-term environmental problems is deciding on an appropriate discount rate. This can be a highly technical discussion. While some argue … read more »


Dynamic supply adjustment and banking under uncertainty in an emission trading scheme: The market stability reserve

Dynamic supply adjustment and banking under uncertainty in an emission trading scheme: The market stability reserve

a research article by Luca Taschini  1 September, 2019

We study the impact of a supply management mechanism (SMM) similar to the Market Stability Reserve proposed in 2015 which preserve the overall emissions cap and we comment on the … read more »