All pages with keywords: welfare

Revenue decoupling for electric utilities: impacts on prices and welfare

Revenue decoupling for electric utilities: impacts on prices and welfare

a working paper by Arlan Brucal, Nori Tarui 21 November, 2018

To provide analysis that could give guidance on the effects of revenue decoupling in the electricity sector, the authors of this paper developed a simple model that allows them to assess the welfare implications of revenue decoupling, which they investigated for each American state. read more »


Grantham Workshop | Roger Fouquet “The welfare effects of technological revolutions”

Grantham Workshop | Roger Fouquet “The welfare effects of technological revolutions”

Grantham Workshop Roger Fouquet 16 Nov 2016

Roger Fouquet, Associate Professorial Research Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, will be the speaker for this seminar. The title of Roger’s presentation is ‘The … read more »


RSS | Kyle C. Meng “Global trade and risk sharing in a spatially correlated climate”

Research Seminar Serie 9 Mar 2016

Kyle C. Meng, Assistant Professor of Environmental Economics at the Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, University of California, Santa Barbara, will be the speaker at this event. Kyle … read more »


Consumption smoothing and the welfare cost of uncertainty

Consumption smoothing and the welfare cost of uncertainty

a working paper by Jonathan Colmer, Yonas Alem 4 September, 2015

When agents are unable to smooth consumption and have distorted beliefs about the likelihood of future income realisations, uncertainty about future states of the world has a direct effect on … read more »


Stephane Zuber – Discounting, Risk and Inequality: a general approach

Research Seminar Serie 20 Nov 2013

Speaker: Stephane Zuber, Centre Universitaire des Saints-Pères, Paris read more »


Welfare implications of CO2 taxes

Policy Seminar 7 Dec 2012

Part of Climate Change & Environment (CC&E) Seminar Series – Michaelmas Term 2012 – jointly hosted by LSE Department of Geography and the Grantham Research Institute Speaker:Theodore Zachariadis


Researchers find new way of valuing the welfare of future generations in climate policy

Press release 24 February, 2014

“One of the most controversial issues in climate change economics and policy could be resolved by a novel method put forward in a new journal paper by researchers from the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy, at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and Columbia University, New York”. read more »


On welfare frameworks and catastrophic climate risks

On welfare frameworks and catastrophic climate risks

a research article by Antony Millner 29 March, 2013

Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. Recent theoretical work in the economics of climate change has suggested that climate policy is highly sensitive to ‘fat-tailed’ risks of catastrophic outcomes (Weitzman, 2009). read more »


High impact, low probability? An empirical analysis of risk in the economics of climate change

High impact, low probability? An empirical analysis of risk in the economics of climate change

a research article by Simon Dietz 20 December, 2011

To what extent does economic analysis of climate change depend on low-probability, high-impact events? This question has received a great deal of attention lately, with the contention increasingly made … read more »


High impact, low probability? An empirical analysis of risk in the economics of climate change

High impact, low probability? An empirical analysis of risk in the economics of climate change

a working paper by Simon Dietz 1 September, 2009

To what extent does economic analysis of climate change depend on low-probability, high-impact events? This question has received a great deal of attention lately, with the … read more »