All pages with keywords: cement

Misato Sato

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 »


EU ETS, Free Allocations, and Activity Level Thresholds: The Devil Lies in the Details

EU ETS, Free Allocations, and Activity Level Thresholds: The Devil Lies in the Details

a research article by Misato Sato 1 September, 2015

It is well known that discontinuous jumps or thresholds in tax or subsidies are socially inefficient, because they create incentives to make strategic behavioral changes that lead to substantial increases … 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 »