All pages with keywords: competitiveness

A large body of academic studies suggest climate change policies have had only a very small impact on competitiveness

a commentary by Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Misato Sato 7 June, 2017

President Trump claimed that the Paris Agreement on climate change “disadvantages the United States to the exclusive benefit of other countries”. This commentary highlights a number of recent research papers which show no evidence for such claims. read more »


The climate impact of quantitative easing

The climate impact of quantitative easing

a policy paper by Sini Matikainen, Emanuele Campiglio, Dimitri Zenghelis 30 May, 2017

Both climate change and the low-carbon transition are likely to have deep implications for the functioning and stability of the macro financial system. The discussion of possible risks … read more »


Emission intensity and firm dynamics: reallocation, product mix, and technology in India

Emission intensity and firm dynamics: reallocation, product mix, and technology in India

a working paper by Geoffrey Barrows, Helene Ollivier 28 June, 2016

This study looks at how market conditions shape aggregate carbon dioxide emission intensity from manufacturing. read more »


The fifth carbon budget: how will it affect the UK’s competitiveness?

The fifth carbon budget: how will it affect the UK’s competitiveness?

Policy Seminar Samuela Bassi, Dimitri Zenghelis 10 May 2016

The Government must legislate the level of the fifth carbon budget, covering the period 2028 to 2032, by the end of June 2016. This event will explore the ambition of … read more »


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

a policy paper 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 »


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 »


International and sectoral variation in energy prices 1995-2011: how does it relate to emissions policy stringency?

International and sectoral variation in energy prices 1995-2011: how does it relate to emissions policy stringency?

a dataset by a working paper by Misato Sato, Stefania Lovo, Gregor Singer, Damien Dussaux 25 March, 2015

New research analsying major trends in global energy prices and the extent to which energy prices are a good proxy for emissions policy stringency. New dataset available. read more »


New report exposes myth that green regulations inflict major harm on business competitiveness and economic growth

Press release 14 November, 2014

Environmental regulations only reduce productivity and employment by a small amount, and can boost economic growth by encouraging innovation by businesses, according to a new report published today (14 November … read more »


The impacts of environmental regulations on competitiveness

a policy report by Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Misato Sato 14 November, 2014

Report shows that environmental regulations have only a a marginal impact on competiviveness and that the benefits often outweigh the costs read more »


Burden or opportunity? How UK emissions reductions policies affect the competitiveness of businesses

a policy paper by Dimitri Zenghelis, Samuela Bassi 6 July, 2014

The ongoing review of the UK’s Fourth Carbon Budget is closely linked to the debate over the impact that domestic climate change policies can have on the competitiveness of businesses. … read more »


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