All pages with keywords: environmental policy
Using data for London, this research finds that elevated levels of air pollution have a positive and statistically significant impact on overall crime – and therefore that improving air quality in urban areas through tighter environmental policy may provide a cost-effective way to reduce crime. read more »
Call for papers for research workshop: ‘Great power responsibility and global environmental protection’ (29-30 June 2018)
“Great power involves great responsibility” (Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1945) – it has long been recognised that that great powers enjoy special privileges in international relations but also have special responsibilities, … read more »
While President Trump’s stance on climate change is somewhat confused, it is no surprise that during his presidency he has pushed back environmental regulations and standards which he suggests place … read more »
This article reviews the empirical literature on the impacts of environmental regulations on firms’ competitiveness as measured by trade, industry location, employment, productivity, and innovation. read more »
This paper investigates the impact of the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) on technological change, exploiting installations level inclusion criteria to estimate the System’s causal impact on firms’ … read more »
Are environmental policies affected by the political cycle? This paper investigates if environmental spending is used as pork barrel with signaling purposes. It develops a two-period model of electoral competition … read more »
Maria Carvalho writes that India can meet environmental targets and reduce poverty at the same time, but it must overcome significant hurdles to do so. read more »
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 »
Grantham Workshop – Hélia Costa – “Pork Barrel as a Signalling Tool: The Case of US Environmental Policy”.
Hélia Costa, a Research Officer at the Grantham Research Institute, will be the speaker for this seminar.