Publications of the Research Unit Environmental and Climate Economics

  1. ZEW Discussion Paper No. 98-12 // 1998

    Climate Change Policy and Burden Sharing in the European Union - Applying Alternative Equity Rules to a CGE-framework

    The objective of this paper is to present different equity rules that can be applied to the initial allocation of greenhouse gas entitlements and to analyse the potential impacts of these rules EU-wide as well…

  2. ZEW Discussion Paper No. 98-08 // 1998

    Modelling of Foreign Trade in Applied General Equilibrium Models: Theoretical Approaches and Sensivity Analysis with the GEM-E3 Model

    The specification of the world closure, i.e. the way of closing the domestic economy model by incorporating the external sector, is a crucial component for those models in which production and consumption is not…

  3. ZEW Discussion Paper No. 98-06 // 1998

    External Costs of Road, Rail and Air Transport - a Bottom-Up Approach

    This paper aims to describe the calculation of environmental and health externalities caused by air pollutants, accidents and noise from different transport modes (road, rail, air) on the route Frankfurt-Milan.…

  4. ZEW Discussion Paper No. 98-40 // 1998

    Empirical Macromodels Under Test - A Comparative Simulation Study of the Employment Effects of a Revenue Neutral Cut in Social Security Contributions

    In the paper we simulate a revenue-neutral cut in the social security contribution rate using five different types of macro- / microeconomic models, namely two models based on time-series data where the labour…

  5. ZEW-Schriftenreihe Umwelt- und Ressourcenökonomie // 1998

    Handelbare SO2-Zertifikate für Europa

  6. ZEW-Schriftenreihe Umwelt- und Ressourcenökonomie // 1998

    Long-Term Integration of Renewable Energy Sources into the European Energy System

    A sustainable European energy system, mitigating climate change and solving a number of other key environmental problems, will require massive reliance on renewable energy sources combined with a sharp increase…