All pages with keywords: carbon prices

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 »

Pigou pushes preferences: decarbonisation and endogenous values

a working paper by Linus Mattauch, Cameron Hepburn, Nicholas Stern 14 December, 2018

This paper explores the relationship between carbon prices and policies that change consumers’ preferences, concluding that taking the effects into account in economic models would enhance understanding of climate change mitigation policy, facilitating the transition to a low-carbon economy. read more »

What is a carbon price and why do we need one?


A carbon price is a cost applied to carbon pollution to encourage polluters to reduce the amount of greenhouse gases they emit into the atmosphere. Economists widely agree that introducing a carbon … read more »

Sustaining investment in climate innovation

Sustaining investment in climate innovation

a policy publication by Antoine Dechezleprêtre 15 March, 2017

Part of a series of Climate Innovation Insights published by Climate-KIC. Key messages Limiting global warming to 1.5°C, the target under the Paris Agreement, will require massive investments in low-carbon … read more »

The competitiveness impact of a UK carbon price: what do the data say?

a policy publication by David Grover, Ganga Shreedhar, Dimitri Zenghelis 11 January, 2016

This paper explores the potential impact of a uniform £20 per tonne carbon price on fuels and production costs across all 106 industries that comprise the UK economy. read more »

Asymmetric industrial energy prices and international trade

a research article by Misato Sato, Antoine Dechezleprêtre 31 December, 2015

This paper measures the response of bilateral trade flows to differences in industrial energy prices across countries. Using a rich panel dataset with 42 countries, 62 manufacturing sectors over 16 … read more »

How to price carbon in good times … and bad!

How to price carbon in good times … and bad!

a research article by Baran Doda 22 October, 2015

This article focuses on the relationship between the design of carbon pricing instruments and business cycle fluctuations. read more »

New study concludes increases in energy costs are unlikely to have much effect on European businesses and trade

Press release 2 March, 2015

A large increase in energy prices in the European Union would have only a very small effect on exports by European industry and the balance of trade, according to a new academic paper published today (2 March 2015) read more »

Confronting Climate Change: Economics, Fairness and Political Feasibility

Public Lecture 20 Oct 2014

How can climate change policies be designed to be not only environmentally effective but also cost-effective and fair? How can they be made more acceptable politically? Professor Lawrence H. Goulder’s … read more »

Staying with the leaders: Europe’s path to a successful low-carbon economy

Staying with the leaders: Europe’s path to a successful low-carbon economy

a policy publication by Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Misato Sato 6 February, 2014

Neuhoff, K., Acworth, W., Dechezleprêtre, A., Dröge, S., Sartor, O., Sato, M., Schleicher, S., and Schopp, A. 2014. Climate Strategies. Berlin, Germany and London, UK.