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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 »