Publikationen des Forschungsbereichs Umwelt- und Klimaökonomik

  1. Referierte Fachzeitschrift // 2022

    Experimental games in transdisciplinary research: The potential importance of individual payments

    Laboratory experiments in social sciences are a powerful tool with which to study causal mechanisms in human interactions. Over the past several years, experimental games have been applied increasingly in…

  2. #ZEWPodcast // 2022

    Folge 17 mit Dr. Daniel Osberghaus: Wie schützen wir uns in Zukunft vor Hochwasser?

    Mehr als 180 Todesopfer hat die Hochwasserkatastrophe im Juli letzten Jahres in Deutschland gefordert. Seitdem stellt sich wieder verstärkt die Frage, wie sich private Haushalte und die Politik besser auf…

  3. Referierte Fachzeitschrift // 2022

    Cross-country Spillovers of Renewable Energy Promotion - The Case of Germany

    Electricity generation based on renewable energy (RE) sources such as wind and solar replace the most expensive generators that often rely on fossil fuels. In response to RE promotion, wholesale electricity…

  4. Referierte Fachzeitschrift // 2022

    End-of-pipe and cleaner production technologies. Do policy instruments and organizational capabilities matter? Evidence from Spanish firms

    This paper focuses on the drivers of green technology adoption. We distinguish between end-of-pipe and cleaner production technologies aimed at either pollution mitigation or energy efficiency, respectively. We…

  5. Referierte Fachzeitschrift // 2022

    Far from optimal? Exploring the normative premises and politics of carbon pricing

    Despite its limited effectiveness to date, economists continue to claim that carbon pricing is optimal for climate policy. As climate policy becomes more urgent, it is crucial to understand whether this…

  6. Referierte Fachzeitschrift // 2022

    Heat Vulnerability and Adaptation of Low-Income Households in Germany

    Hitzewellen, die mit der globalen Erwärmung einhergehen, stellen eine erhebliche Gefahr für die menschliche Gesundheit dar und gefährden vor allem Haushalte mit niedrigem Einkommen. In dieser Studie analysieren…

  7. Referierte Fachzeitschrift // 2022

    How Effective Is Carbon Pricing? A Machine Learning Approach to Policy Evaluation

    While carbon taxes are generally seen as a rational policy response to climate change, knowledge about their performance from an ex-post perspective is still limited. This paper analyzes the emissions and cost…

  8. Referierte Fachzeitschrift // 2022

    Does the Stick make the Carrot more attractive? State Mandates and Uptake of Renewable Heating Technologies

    Command and control regulation is a popular tool for mitigating greenhouse gas emissions from the building stock. We exploit the introduction of a state-specific mandate in Germany on renewable heating when…