All pages with keywords: energy prices
What France’s experience of energy price rises tells us about the likely impact of pricing carbon on jobs and the environment
New research by Giovanni Marin and Francesco Vona finds that increases in energy prices substantially reduce energy consumption and carbon dioxide emissions, and only modestly reduce employment and productivity. Meeting … read more »
The impact of energy prices on socioeconomic and environmental performance: Evidence from French manufacturing establishments, 1997–2015
In evaluating the responses of French manufacturing firms to large increases in energy prices, which the authors use as a proxy for stringent environmental policy, they find that costs in terms of job losses and competitiveness are smaller by an order of magnitude than the benefits in terms of reducing carbon dioxide emissions. read more »
Professor Dieter Helm’s Cost of Energy review was greeted in parts of the press with headlines like “excessive green taxes force up energy bills”. Sam Fankhauser analyses the review in the context of UK efforts to tackle climate change. read more »
Responding to the publication today [25 October, 2017] of the independent Cost of Energy Review by Professor Dieter Helm, CBE, Bob Ward, policy and communications director at the Grantham Research … read more »
Building preservation policies cost English households £500 million in energy bills every year, study finds
Residents of Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas miss out on saving up to £240 on annual energy bills because preservation policies make it harder to reduce energy use, according to a new study published by the Grantham Research Institute. read more »
The purpose of this paper is to identify the changes in the impact of energy shocks on economic activity – with an interest in assessing if an economy’s vulnerability and … read more »
Grantham Workshop | Aurélien Saussay ‘The impacts of energy prices on industrial foreign investment location: evidence from global firm level data’
Aurélien Saussay, an Economist at the Department of Analysis and Forecast, Sciences Po, will be the speaker for this seminar. This seminar is open to all LSE staff and students. … read more »
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 »
Prof. Reed Walker, Assistant Professor at the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley, will be the speaker at this event.
International and sectoral variation in energy prices 1995-2011: how does it relate to emissions policy stringency?
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 »