Publications of the Research Unit Environmental and Climate Economics

  1. Discussion and Working Paper // 2023

    Thermodynamik - grundlegende Einsichten für ein Verständnis von Umweltproblemen

    In this paper, we present a way that allows to make fundamental statements about how economic action entails harmful effects on the environment. These effects are due to natural scientific reasons and are…

  2. Refereed Journal // 2023

    How to Support Residential Energy Conservation Cost-Effectively? An analysis of Public Financial Schemes in France

    We compare the performance of four types of support schemes aimed at improving residential energy efficiency in France: the income tax credit, a grant scheme, the reduction of the value-added tax, and the White…

  3. Refereed Journal // 2023

    Games for experiental learing: triggering collective changes in commons management

    As resource users interact and impose externalities onto each other, institutions are needed to coordinate resource use, create trust, and provide incentives for sustainable management. Coordinated collective…

  4. ZEW Discussion Paper No. 23-003 // 2023

    Can Social Comparisons and Moral Appeals Increase Public Transport Ridership and Decrease Car Use?

    In a field experiment with 341 participants, we study whether social comparisons, either in isolation or in combination with a climate-related moral appeal, can change the use of public and car-related…

  5. Contributions to Edited Volumes and Conference Proceedings // 2023


  6. Contributions to Edited Volumes and Conference Proceedings // 2023

    Thermodynamics and the Laws of Thermodynamics

  7. Contributions to Edited Volumes and Conference Proceedings // 2023