Projects of the Research Unit Environmental and Climate Economics

Abgeschlossene Projekte

  1. Project // 01.03. – 30.09.2020

    Estimating Technological Gains and Losses from International Environmental Agreements: the Case of Stock Pollutants

    Global environmental problems, like climate change or the depletion of the ozone layer, are due to stock pollutants (e.g. CO2). As solving them requires multilateral action, international environmental agreements…

  2. Project // 01.12.2019 – 31.05.2023

    Integrated economic analysis of climate change protection and local air pollution

    Climate change mitigation and air pollution control are timely and important challenges that are strongly intertwined. Climate change mitigation efforts often bring along co-benefits such as local air quality…

  3. Project // 01.10.2019 – 31.10.2022

    Economics of Climate Change – topic coordination: Climate protection: Instruments and policies after COP21

    With their decisions on production, regulation and consumption, business, politics and society have a strong influence on how climate change will develop in the future. At the same time, we lack knowledge in…

  4. Project // 01.04.2019 – 31.03.2021

    The Impacts of Environmental Regulation on Innovation and Firm Performance in Europe

    Since the implementation of environmental regulations in the 1970s, there has been much debate about their potential effects on affected firms. Policymakers and firm representatives fear that incomplete regulation…

  5. Project // 01.04.2019 – 31.03.2021

    The Local Economic Impacts of Wind Power Deployment in Denmark

    Politicians often use the assumption of positive employment effects of low-carbon technologies to support them. However there is little scientific evidence for this. We aim at empirically characterizing the local…

  6. Project // 01.03.2019 – 31.12.2020

    Corruption, Sea Level Rise and the Social Cost of Carbon

    With this proposal we put forward two separate paper ideas. In the first paper connecting SLR to corruption, we build upon the models of Nováĉková and Tol (2018), Escaleras et al. (2007), Escaleras and Register…

  7. Project // 01.01.2019 – 30.09.2022

    Evaluating Policy Instruments for the Transformation to a Low Carbon Economy: Causal Evidence from Administrative Micro Data

    Mitigating the effects of climate change represents one of the major global societal challenges. In the framework of the COP21 held in Paris in 2015, the international community agreed to limit global temperature…

  8. Project // 01.01.2019 – 31.03.2021

    Buy Local – A Market for Balancing Energy in Electricity Distribution Networks

    The project aims on laying the foundations for to design a market for balancing energy in electricity distribution networks. Such markets currently do not exist, albeit more and more retail customers like small…

  9. Project // 01.01.2019 – 31.03.2021

    Redesign Redispatch

    The project aims on analyzing, testing, and potentially redesigning the mechanism for the procurement of power plant redispatch in the German transmission grid for electric power.