Fankhauser , Samuel

Professor Samuel Fankhauser  

Department

Position held

Non LSE positions held

CDC Group

Non-executive Director

 

Experience keywords:

adaptation to climate change; climate change economics; climate change policy and legislation

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My research interests are the economics of climate change, in particular carbon markets and the economics of adaptation to a warmer climate.

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

Energy; Environment; Policy and Regulatory Bodies

Languages:

French [Spoken: Intermediate, Written: Intermediate]; German [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]

Media experience:

Has written for mainstream press; Radio; TV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7107 5427

Publications

2017

Carvalho, Maria and Fankhauser, Samuel (2017) With or without you? Why the European Union’s climate targets will be harder to meet post-Brexit LSE Brexit (16 Jan 2017) Blog entry

Nachmany, Michal and Fankhauser, Sam and Setzer, Joana and Averchenkova, Alina (2017) Global trends in climate change legislation and litigation: 2017 update Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK.

Black, Julia and Woll, Cornelia and Hobolt, Sara and Wratil, Christopher and Moloney, Niamh and Schuster, Edmund-Philipp and Hübner, Danuta and Fankhauser, Samuel and Carvalho, Maria and Iammarino, Simona and Ascani, Andrea and Begg, Iain and de Grauwe, Paul and Travers, Tony and Jackson-Preece, Jennifer (2017) LSE’s experts explain what awaits Britain and Europe ahead of Brexit LSE Brexit (23 Jan 2017) Blog entry

Fankhauser, Sam (2017) Adaptation to climate change Annual Review of Resource Economics, 9 (1). 209-230. ISSN 1941-1340

2016

Fankhauser, Samuel and Sahni, Aditi and Savvas, Annie and Ward, John (2016) Where are the gaps in climate finance? Climate and Development, 8 (3). 203-206. ISSN 1756-5529

Eyckmans, Johan and Fankhauser, Sam and Kverndokk, Snorre (2016) Development aid and climate finance Environmental and Resource Economics, 63 (2). 429-450. ISSN 0924-6460

Fankhauser, Samuel and Gennaioli, Caterina and Collins, Murray (2016) Do international factors influence the passage of climate change legislation? Climate Policy. ISSN 1752-7457

2015

Bassi, Samuela and Duffy, Chris and Fankhauser, Samuel and Ward, Bob and Zenghelis, Dimitri (2015) Consultation response: ‘reforming the business energy efficiency tax landscape’ Policy Paper, Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK.

Nachmany, Michal and Fankhauser, Sam and Davidová, Jana and Kingsmill, Nick and Landesman, Tucker and Roppongi, Hitomi and Schleifer, Philip and Setzer, Joana and Sharman, Amelia and Singleton, C. Stolle and Sundaresan, Jayaraj and Townshend, Terry (2015) The 2015 Global Climate Legislation Study: a review of climate change legislation in 99 countries: summary for policy-makers Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, GLOBE International, London, UK.

Fankhauser, Sam and Gennaioli, Caterina and Collins, Murray (2015) The political economy of passing climate change legislation: evidence from a survey Global Environmental Change, 35. 52-61. ISSN 0959-3780

Waldinger, Maria and Fankhauser, Samuel (2015) Climate change and migration in developing countries: evidence and implications for PRISE countries Policy Paper, Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK.

Kocornik-Mina, Adriana and Fankhauser, Samuel (2015) Climate change adaptation in dynamic economies Policy Paper, Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK.

2014

Fankhauser, Samuel and Dietz, Simon (2014) Non-economic losses in the context of the UNFCCC work programme on loss and damage Policy Paper, Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK.

Bassi, Samuela and Duffy, Chris and Fankhauser, Samuel and Ward, Bob and Zenghelis, Dimitri and Gambhir, Ajay (2014) Submission to the inquiry by the House of Commons Select Committee on Energy and Climate Change on ‘ Fuelling the debate: Committee successes and future challenges’ Policy Paper, Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK.

Fankhauser, Samuel and McDermott, Thomas K. J. (2014) Understanding the adaptation deficit: why are poor countries more vulnerable to climate events than rich countries? Global Environmental Change, 27 (1). 9-18. ISSN 0959-3780

Bassi, Samuela and Duffy, Chris and Fankhauser, Samuel and Ward, Bob and Zenghelis, Dimitri and Hirst, Neil (2014) Submission to inquiry on ‘Environmental risks of fracking’ by the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee Policy Paper, Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK.

Nachmany, Michal and Fankhauser, Samuel and Townshend, Terry and Collins, Murray and Landesman, Tucker and Matthews, Adam and Pavese, Carolina and Rietig, Katharina and Schleifer, Philip and Setzer, Joana (2014) The GLOBE climate legislation study: a review of climate change legislation in 66 countries: fourth edition GLOBE International and Grantham Research Institute, LSE, London, UK.

Bassi, Samuela and Fankhauser, Samuel and Green, Fergus and Nachmany, Michal (2014) Walking alone? How the UK’s carbon targets compare with its competitors’ Policy Paper, Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK.

2013

Townshend, Terry and Fankhauser, Samuel and Aybar, Rafael and Collins, Murray and Landesman, Tucker and Nachmany, Michal and Pavese, Carolina (2013) How national legislation can help to solve climate change Nature Climate Change, 3 (5). 430-432. ISSN 1758-678X

Fankhauser, Samuel and Soare, Raluca (2013) An economic approach to adaptation: illustrations from Europe Climatic Change, 118 (2). 367-379. ISSN 0165-0009

Fankhauser, Samuel and Bowen, Alex and Calel, Raphael and Dechezlepretre, Antoine and Grover, David and Rydge, James and Sato, Misato (2013) Who will win the green race? In search of environmental competitiveness and innovation Global Environmental Change, 23 (5). 902-913. ISSN 0959-3780

Fankhauser, Samuel (2013) A practitioner's guide to a low-carbon economy: lessons from the UK Climate Policy, 13 (3). 345-362. ISSN 1469-3062

2012

Fankhauser, Sam (2012) Onshore wind energy certainly has a role to play in decarbonising our economy British Politics and Policy at LSE (21 Jun 2012) Blog entry

Bowen, Alex and Cochrane, Sarah and Fankhauser, Samuel (2012) Climate change, adaptation and economic growth Climatic Change, 113 (2). 95-106. ISSN 0165-0009

2011

Fankhauser, Samuel (2011) Do climate targets work? Carbon Management, 2 (5). 495-497. ISSN 1758-3004

Bowen, Alex and Fankhauser, Samuel (2011) The green growth narrative: paradigm shift or just spin? Global Environmental Change, 21 (4). 1157-1159. ISSN 0959-3780

Fankhauser, Samuel (2011) Carbon trading: a good idea is going through a bad patch European Financial Review, April. 32-35. ISSN 1757-5680

Fankhauser, Samuel (2011) The UK government should stick to a plan of aggressive de-carbonisation and avoid the temptation of a new dash for gas British Politics and Policy at LSE (21 Nov 2011) Blog entry

Bowen, Alex and Fankhauser, Samuel (2011) ‘Green Growth’ is an attractive concept for analysts and policy makers alike, but to be effective it must be backed up by effective collective action, not spin. British Politics and Policy at LSE (5 Sep 2011) Blog entry

Fankhauser, Samuel (2011) If implemented properly, the government’s planned reform of the UK energy sector should make it easier for carbon reduction targets to be met British Politics and Policy at LSE (7 Feb 2011) Blog entry

Bowen, Alex and Fankhauser, Samuel (2011) Low carbon development for the least developed countries World Economics, 12 (1). 145-162. ISSN 1468-1838

Fankhauser, Samuel and Schmidt-Traub, Guido (2011) From adaptation to climate-resilient development: the costs of climate-proofing the Millennium Development Goals in Africa Climate and Development, 3 (2). 94-113. ISSN 1756-5529

Fankhauser, Samuel and Schmidt-Traub, Guido (2011) From adaptation to climate resilient development: the cost of climate proofing the Millennium Development Goals in Africa 3, Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy, London, UK.

Fankhauser, Samuel and Burton, Ian (2011) Spending adaptation money wisely Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment working paper, 37. Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK.

Fankhauser, Samuel and Hepburn, Cameron and Park, Jisung (2011) Combining multiple climate policy instruments: how not to do it Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment working papers, 38. Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK.

2010

Ranger, Nicola and Millner, Anthony and Dietz, Simon and Fankhauser, Samuel and Lopez, Ana and Ruta, Giovanni (2010) Adaptation in the UK: a decision-making process Environment Agency, London, UK.

Hepburn, Cameron and Fankhauser, Samuel (2010) Designing carbon markets, part II: carbon markets in space Energy Policy, 38 (8). 4381-4387. ISSN 0301-4215

Fankhauser, Samuel and Hepburn, Cameron (2010) Designing carbon markets, part I: carbon markets in time Energy Policy, 38 (8). 4363-4370. ISSN 0301-4215

Barr, Rhona F. and Fankhauser, Samuel and Hamilton, Kirk (2010) The allocation of adaptation funding Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK.

Dietz, Simon and Fankhauser, Samuel (2010) Environmental prices, uncertainty, and learning Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 26 (2). 270-284. ISSN 0266-903X

Barr, Rhona F. and Fankhauser, Samuel and Hamilton, Kirk (2010) Adaptation investments: a resource allocation framework Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, 15 (8). 843-858. ISSN 1381-2386

Fankhauser, Samuel (2010) The costs of adaptation Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, 1 (1). 23-30. ISSN 1757-7780

Fankhauser, Samuel and Hepburn, Cameron and Park, Jisung (2010) Combining multiple climate policy instruments: how not to do it Climate Change Economics, 1 (33). 209-225. ISSN 2010-0078

Fankhauser, Samuel and Martin, Nat (2010) The economics of the CDM levy: revenue potential, tax incidence and distortionary effects Energy Policy, 38 (1). 357-363. ISSN 0301-4215

2009

Parry, Martin and Arnell, Nigel and Berry, Pam and Dodman, David and Fankhauser, Samuel and Hope, Chris and Kovats, Sari and Nicholls, Robert and Satterthwaite, David and Tiffin, Richard and Wheeler, Tim and Lowe, Jason and Hanson, Clair (2009) Report on reports: adaptation to climate change: assessing the costs Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development, 51 (6). 29-36. ISSN 0013-9157

Bowen, Alex and Fankhauser, Samuel and Stern, Nicholas and Zenghelis, Dimitri (2009) An outline of the case for a ‘green’ stimulus Policy Brief, February 2009. The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK.

Fankhauser, Samuel and Kennedy, David and Skea, Jim (2009) Building a low-carbon economy: the inaugural report of the UK committee on climate change Global Environmental Change Part B: Environmental Hazards, 8 (3). 201-208. ISSN 1464-2867

Fankhauser, Samuel and Hepburn, Cameron (2009) Carbon markets in space and time Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, 3. Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK.

Brinkman, Marcel and Fankhauser, Samuel and Irons, Ben and Weyers, Stephan (2009) The carbon market in 2020: volumes, prices and gains from trade Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, 11. Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK.

Dietz, Simon and Fankhauser, Samuel (2009) Environmental prices, uncertainty and learning Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, 10. Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK.

Watson, Charlene and Fankhauser, Samuel (2009) The Clean Development Mechanism: too flexible to produce sustainable development benefits? Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, 2. Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK.

Fankhauser, Samuel (2009) The costs of adaptation Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, 7. Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK.

Fankhauser, Samuel and Martin, Nat and Prichard, Stephen (2009) The economics of the CDM levy: revenue potential, tax incidence and distortionary effects Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, 1. Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London, UK.

2008

Agrawala, Shardul and Fankhauser, Samuel, eds (2008) Economic aspects of adaption to climate change: costs benefits and policy instruments OECD Publishing, Paris, France. ISBN 9789264046030

Fankhauser, Samuel and Sehlleier, Friedel and Stern, Nicholas (2008) Climate change, innovation and jobs Climate Policy, 8 (4). 421-429. ISSN 1469-3062

Agrawala, Shardu and Fankhauser, Samuel, eds (2008) Economic aspects of adaptation to climate change: costs, benefits and policy instruments Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, (corp. ed.) OECD, Paris, France. ISBN 9789264046030

2006

Fankhauser, Samuel (2006) The economics of adaptation: background note for the Stern Review HM Treasury.

2005

Buiter, Willem H. and Fankhauser, Samuel and Fries, Steven (2005) Transition, welfare and sustainable development In: Fries, Steven, (ed.) Transition Report 2002: Agriculture and Rural Transition. Transition Report (5417). European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, London, UK, 3-13. ISBN 1898802211

Fankhauser, Samuel and Sjtol, Richard (2005) On climate change and economic growth Resource and Energy Economics, 27 (1). 1-17. ISSN 0928-7655

1999

Fankhauser, Samuel and Smith, Joel B. and Tol, Richard S. J. (1999) Weathering climate change: some simple rules to guide adaptation decisions Ecological Economics, 30 (1). 67-78. ISSN 0921-8009

1998

Fankhauser, Samuel (1998) Global climate change: the challenges for development policy Environment and Development Economics, 3 (3). 369-371. ISSN 1355-770X

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