All pages with keywords: green innovation

Knowledge spillovers from clean and dirty technologies

Knowledge spillovers from clean and dirty technologies

a working paper by Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Ralf Martin, Myra Mohnen 13 October, 2017

Government policy in support of innovation often varies across technology areas. An important example are climate change policies that typically try to support so-called clean technologies that avoid greenhouse gas pollution and hamper dirty technologies that are associated with polluting emissions. This paper explores the economic consequences of such policy moves in the short run. read more »


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GIB going, going, gone! The future of the Green Investment Bank and sustainable investment in the UK

a commentary by Sini Matikainen 18 August, 2017

The sale of the government-backed Green Investment Bank (GIB) for £2.3bn to a consortium led by Macquarie Group Limited has been completed this week. The sale has been met with criticism, … read more »


Grantham Workshop | Maria Carvalho ‘Accessing knowledge spillovers through international research collaborations: analysis of solar PV innovation networks’

Grantham Workshop | Maria Carvalho ‘Accessing knowledge spillovers through international research collaborations: analysis of solar PV innovation networks’

Grantham Workshop Maria Carvalho 19 Oct 2016

Maria Carvalho, a Policy Analyst at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, will be the speaker for this seminar.


RSS | Erwin Bulte ‘Subsidies for technology adoption: experimental evidence from rural Cameroon’

Research Seminar Serie 26 Oct 2016

Erwin Bulte, Professor of Development Economics at Wageningen University, will be the speaker at this event. The title of his talk will be ‘Subsidies for technology adoption:  experimental evidence from rural Cameroon’ … read more »


Environmental Policy and Directed Technological Change: Evidence from the European Carbon Market

Environmental Policy and Directed Technological Change: Evidence from the European Carbon Market

a research article by Raphael Calel, Antoine Dechezleprêtre 4 March, 2016

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 »


Innovation, risk and government: perspectives and principles from the social sciences

a policy paper by Nicholas Stern, Fergus Green, Rodney Boyd, Reuben Finighan 19 November, 2014

The interplay between innovation and risk, and the social interactions between public and private sectors, are critical in fostering innovation and determining its effectiveness. read more »


Environmental regulation and the cross-border diffusion of new technology: Evidence from automobile patents

Environmental regulation and the cross-border diffusion of new technology: Evidence from automobile patents

a research article by Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Eric Neumayer 4 September, 2014

Examines the impact of environmental regulation on the international diffusion of new technology through the patent system read more »


Does foreign environmental policy influence domestic innovation? Evidence from the wind industry

Does foreign environmental policy influence domestic innovation? Evidence from the wind industry

a research article by Antoine Dechezleprêtre 24 July, 2014

This paper analyses the relative influence of domestic and foreign demand-pull policies in wind power across OECD countries on the rate of innovation in this technology. We use annual … read more »


Copenhagen – Green Economy Leader Report

Copenhagen – Green Economy Leader Report

a policy report by Dimitri Zenghelis 1 May, 2014

Report outlines the strategic choices facing Copenhagen as it builds on its pioneering work as a global green economy leader. read more »


Sam Fankhauser – Who Will Win the Green Race?

Sam Fankhauser – Who Will Win the Green Race?

Research Seminar Serie Sam Fankhauser 13 Feb 2013

Speaker: Prof Sam Fankhauser, GRI/LSE read more »


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