Projects of the Research Unit Environmental and Climate Economics

Abgeschlossene Projekte

  1. Project // 01.03.2000 – 31.08.2001

    Joint Implementation for International Emissions Reduction through Electricity Companies in the European Union and in the Central and Eastern European Countries (JOINT)

    Joint Implementation (JI) has been defined in the Kyoto Protocol as one of the major 'flexible mechanisms' by which to tackle issues of climate change under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate…

  2. Project // 01.03. – 30.11.2000

    Neue Regionenökonomik

    The development of traditional Regional Economics into what has been called New Economic Geography meant uniting all of the ZEW´s research departments into a collaborating team. Despite its clear roots in the…

  3. Project // 01.02.2000 – 31.07.2001

    The European Renewable Electricity Certificate Trading Project (RECerT)

    ** Press Release, February 2000

    ** 1st National Workshop, 4 September 2000, Hamburg

    ** 1st International Conference, 12 October 2000, Brussels

    ** 2nd National Workshop, 22 March 2001, Mannheim

    RECerT was a major…

  4. Project // 01.02.2000 – 31.07.2001

    The Role of an Integrated Tradable Green Certificate System in a Liberalising Market (InTraCert)

    The instrument of tradable certificates was the focal point of this research project. So far, the trading of green certificates for promoting renewable sources of energy has mainly been discussed for the…

  5. Project // 01.01. – 31.07.2000

    Harmonisation, Development and Positioning of Equilibrium Models

    The implementation of policies aimed at "sustainable" use of natural resources requires quantitative assessment of respective outcomes. The macroeconomic analysis supports the quantification of potential…

  6. Project // 01.01. – 31.12.2000

    Internal and External Costs of Land-Based Passenger Transport (extension of the 1999 project)

    In this extension of the 1999 project (with the same title) we were able to go beyond the initial derivation of external costs of land-based passenger transport, particularly of the costs of pollution, the overall…

  7. Project // 01.01. – 30.04.2000

    Return of End-of-Life Vehicles Free of Charge: An Evaluation of Financing Models

    This research project was initiated by a proposed EU guideline offering the last car owner an opening to return the used model and preparing a binding regulation of end-of-life car redemption for producers and…

  8. Project // 01.01.2000 – 31.12.2003

    The Management of Water as Resource

    Ever larger amounts to be provided as well as lower qualities available are two key aspects of the concern about water that each country´s political agenda world-wide will have to address. Basic tenets of…

  9. Project // 01.01.2000 – 31.12.2001

    Real Cost Reduction of Door-to-Door Intermodal Transport (RECORDIT)

    The ultimate objective of RECORDIT is to improve the competitiveness of intermodal transport in Europe through the reduction of cost and price barriers which currently hinder its development, while respecting the…