All pages with keywords: carbon taxes

Green taxes in a post-Paris world: are millions of nays inevitable?

Green taxes in a post-Paris world: are millions of nays inevitable?

a research article by Stefano Carattini 6 April, 2017

Carattini, S., Baranzini, A., Thalmann, P. et al. Environ Resource Econ (2017). doi:10.1007/s10640-017-0133-8


Green taxes in a post-Paris world: are millions of nays inevitable?

Green taxes in a post-Paris world: are millions of nays inevitable?

a working paper by Stefano Carattini, Andrea Baranzini, Philippe Thalmann, Frédéric Varone, Frank Vöhringer 21 June, 2016

This paper addresses the question of the acceptability of cost-effective climate policy in a real-voting setting – the 2015 ballot on energy taxes in Switzerland. read more »


Asymmetric industrial energy prices and international trade

Asymmetric industrial energy prices and international trade

a working paper by Misato Sato, Antoine Dechezleprêtre 2 March, 2015

This paper measures the response of bilateral trade flows to differences in industrial energy prices across countries. Using a panel for the period 1996-2011 including 42 countries, 62 sectors and … read more »


How to price carbon in good times… and bad

a policy report by Baran Doda 12 December, 2014

Responsive cap-and-trade systems and carbon taxes can improve climate change policy by allowing higher greenhouse gas emissions during times of economic expansions and lower emissions during recessions. read more »


The Grey Paradox: how owners of carbon-emitting resources can benefit from carbon regulation

The Grey Paradox: how owners of carbon-emitting resources can benefit from carbon regulation

Grantham Workshop Renaud Coulomb 30 Oct 2013

Part of the Grantham Workshop seminar series Speaker: Renaud Coulomb Download Seminar paper


Welfare implications of CO2 taxes

Policy Seminar 7 Dec 2012

Part of Climate Change & Environment (CC&E) Seminar Series – Michaelmas Term 2012 – jointly hosted by LSE Department of Geography and the Grantham Research Institute Speaker:Theodore Zachariadis



Effects of carbon taxes in an economy with large informal sector and rural-urban migration

Effects of carbon taxes in an economy with large informal sector and rural-urban migration

a working paper by Karlygash Kuralbayeva 1 November, 2013

I build an equilibrium search and matching model of an economy with an informal sector and rural-urban migration to analyse the effects of budget-neutral green tax … read more »


Carbon taxes, path dependency and directed technical change: evidence from the auto industry

Carbon taxes, path dependency and directed technical change: evidence from the auto industry

a working paper by Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Ralf Martin 1 December, 2012

Can directed technical change be used to combat climate change? We construct new firm-level panel data on auto industry innovation distinguishing between “dirty” (internal combustion engine) … read more »


Climate finance plan could break talks inertia

Climate finance plan could break talks inertia

a commentary by Nicholas Stern 8 November, 2010

Trevor Manuel and Nicholas Stern: Our report showing how $100bn a year can be raised for climate adaptation will help make progress towards agreement at Cancún the Guardian