All pages with keywords: international technology diffusion

Network Economics and the Environment: Insights and Perspectives

Network Economics and the Environment: Insights and Perspectives

a research article by Alessandro Tavoni 8 September, 2015

Local interactions and network structures appear to be a prominent feature of many environmental problems. This paper discusses a wide range of issues and potential areas of application, including the … read more »


Invention and diffusion of water supply and water efficiency technologies: insights from a global patent dataset

a working paper by Declan Conway, Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Nick Johnstone, Ivan Haščič 24 June, 2015

This paper identifies over 50 000 patents filed worldwide in various water-related technologies between 1990 and 2010, distinguishing between those related to availability (supply) and conservation (demand) technologies. 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 »


Network economics and the environment: insights and perspectives

Network economics and the environment: insights and perspectives

a working paper by Carmen Marchiori, Alessandro Tavoni, Sergio Currarini 1 January, 2014

Recent research in the field of network economics has shown how explicitly modelling the network structure of social and economic relations can provide significant theoretical insights, … read more »


What drives the international transfer of climate change mitigation technologies? Empirical evidence from patent data

What drives the international transfer of climate change mitigation technologies? Empirical evidence from patent data

a research article by Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Matthieu Glachant 20 February, 2012

Technology transfer plays a key role in global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. In this paper, we characterize the factors that promote or hinder the international diffusion of climate-friendly technologies using detailed patent data from 96 countries for the period 1995–2007. 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 working paper by Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Richard Perkins, Eric Neumayer 1 February, 2012

This article examines the impact of environmental regulation within countries, as well as regulatory distance between countries on international technology transfer. read more »


Invention and transfer of climate change–mitigation technologies: a global analysis

Invention and transfer of climate change–mitigation technologies: a global analysis

a research article by Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Matthieu Glachant 16 June, 2011

This article uses the European Patent Office Worldwide Patent Statistical Database to examine the geographic distribution and global diffusion of inventions in thirteen climate-mitigation technologies since 1978. read more »


Invention and transfer of climate change mitigation technologies on a global scale: a study drawing on patent data

Invention and transfer of climate change mitigation technologies on a global scale: a study drawing on patent data

a working paper by Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Matthieu Glachant 4 February, 2010

Our paper uses the EPO/OECD World Patent Statistical Database(PATSTAT) to provide a quantitative description of the geographic distribution of inventions in thirteen climate mitigation technologies since 1978 and their international diffusion on a global scale. read more »


What drives the international transfer of climate change mitigation technologies? Empirical evidence from patent data

What drives the international transfer of climate change mitigation technologies? Empirical evidence from patent data

a working paper by Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Matthieu Glachant 1 December, 2009

Using patent data from 66 countries for the 1990–2003 period, we characterise the factors that promote or hinder the international diffusion of climate-friendly technologies on a global scale read more »


How do domestic attributes affect international spillovers of CO2-efficiency?

How do domestic attributes affect international spillovers of CO2-efficiency?

a working paper by Richard Perkins, Eric Neumayer 1 September, 2009

Although there is evidence that CO2-efficiency enhancing innovations in one country diffuse into other countries to contribute to the goals of climate change mitigation, very little … read more »