All pages with keywords: carbon leakage

Searching for carbon leaks in multinational companies

a working paper by Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Caterina Gennaioli, Ralf Martin, Mirabelle Muûls, Thomas Stoerk 17 January, 2019

This paper examines whether the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) has led companies to shift the location of production, thereby creating carbon leakage. read more »


The impacts of energy prices on industrial foreign investment location: evidence from global firm level data

a working paper by Aurélien Saussay, Misato Sato 11 December, 2018

The results of this paper show that upon deciding to invest, firms are attracted to regions that have lower energy prices. This supports arguments for better targeting leakage prevention measures to complement carbon pricing for energy-intensive industrial activities. read more »


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Solving the clinker dilemma with hybrid output-based allocation

a research article by Frédéric Branger, Misato Sato 18 January, 2017

Output-based allocation (OBA) is one of the main options discussed for addressing carbon leakage in emissions trading systems. This paper studies how different OBA designs affect incentives on mitigation … read more »


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Inclusion of Consumption of carbon intensive materials in emissions trading – An option for carbon pricing post-2020

a policy publication by Karsten Neuhoff, Roland Ismer, William Acworth, Andrzej Ancygier, Carolyn Fischer, Manuel Haussner, Hanna-Liisa Kangas, Yong-Gun Kim, Clayton Munnings, Anne Owen, Stephan Pauliuk, Oliver Sartor, Misato Sato, Jan Stede, Thomas Sterner, Michael Tervooren, Ruud Tusveld, Richard Wood, Zhang Xiliang, Lars Zetterberg 1 June, 2016

A project led jointly by Climate Strategies and DIW Berlin has been exploring whether inclusion of domestic sales of selected energy intensive commodities (e.g. steel) in domestic emission trading schemes … read more »


EU ETS reform: How to tackle climate change and avoid carbon leakage

a commentary by Misato Sato 19 February, 2016

With MEPs currently considering the reform of the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) for Phase 4 (2021-2030), Misato Sato makes the case for revised free allocation of emissions permits. read more »


Solving the clinker dilemma with hybrid output-based allocation

a working paper by Misato Sato, Frédéric Branger 4 August, 2015

This paper proposes an innovative solution to distribute free allowances to the cement sector under emissions trading systems. read more »


Carbon control and competitiveness post 2020: the cement report

Carbon control and competitiveness post 2020: the cement report

a policy publication by Misato Sato 27 February, 2014

Cement industry top management now has little confidence in the EU ETS;  structural reform is needed to help investment in energy efficiency and innovation, and reduce energy costs and carbon … read more »


Elizabeth Robinson – REDD, Leakage and the Contribution of Spatial Models

Research Seminar Serie 15 Jan 2014

Speaker: Elizabeth Robinson, University of Reading Climate Change and Environment Research Seminar Series


Sectors under scrutiny: evaluation of indicators to assess the risk of carbon leakage in the UK and Germany

a research article by Misato Sato 4 January, 2014

One of the central debates surrounding the design of the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme is the approach to address carbon leakage concerns. read more »


Does industry concentration matter for pollution haven effects?

Does industry concentration matter for pollution haven effects?

a working paper by Svetlana Batrakova 1 October, 2012

This paper focuses on the role of firm’s market power and industry concentration in a still debated issue of pollution haven effects or carbon ‘leakage’, represented … read more »