All pages with keywords: innovation

Conference Announcement and Call for Papers

Conference Announcement and Call for Papers

an announcement featuring Antoine Dechezleprêtre 16 December, 2014

Title: “Economics of Innovation, Diffusion, Growth and the Environment” Date: 16-18 September 2015 Venue: Royal Society of Arts, London, United Kingdom Deadline for submission of papers: Monday April 27th, 2015 … read more »


Economics of Innovation, Diffusion, Growth and the Environment

Economics of Innovation, Diffusion, Growth and the Environment

Hosted by the Grantham Research Institute and the Centre for Economic Performance (London School of Economics and Political Science), together with other members of the Sinergia research network: ETH (Zurich), … read more »


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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 »


Who will win the green race? In search of environmental competitiveness and innovation

Who will win the green race? In search of environmental competitiveness and innovation

Fankhauser, Samuel, Bowen, Alex, Calel, Raphael, Dechezlepretre, Antoine, Grover, David, Rydge, James and Sato, Misato (2013) Who will win the green race? In search of environmental competitiveness and innovation. Global … 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, Matthieu Glachant 21 July, 2013

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 »


Fast-tracking “green” patent applications: an empirical analysis

Fast-tracking “green” patent applications: an empirical analysis

a working paper by Antoine Dechezleprêtre 1 March, 2013

This paper presents the first empirical analysis of programmes to fast-track ‘green’ patent applications in place in seven Intellectual Property offices around the world. We find … read more »


Carbon taxes, path dependency and directed technical change: evidence from the auto industry

Carbon taxes, path dependency and directed technical change: evidence from the auto industry

a working paper by Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Ralf Martin 1 December, 2012

Can directed technical change be used to combat climate change? We construct new firm-level panel data on auto industry innovation distinguishing between “dirty” (internal combustion engine) … read more »