Publikationen des Forschungsbereichs Umwelt- und Klimaökonomik

  1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. Referierte Fachzeitschrift // 2022

    The impact of carbon prices on renewable energy support

    This paper examines how optimal renewable energy (RE) suppo rt policies need to be adjusted to account for carbon prices. We show theoretically and empirically that changing carbon prices requires adjusting…

  4. ZEW policy brief // 2021

    Ausblick auf die COP26 in Glasgow

    Bei der 26. UN-Klimakonferenz in Glasgow geht es um die Umsetzung der Ziele aus dem Pariser Klimaschutzabkommen. Im Mittelpunkt steht dabei die schrittweise Zielerhöhung der einzelnen Länder, die sich…

  5. ZEW Discussion Paper // 2021

    The Demand for Voluntary Carbon Sequestration – Experimental Evidence From a Reforestation Project in Germany

    With the increasing recognition of the use of reforestation measures as a complement to conventional carbon emissions avoidance technologies it is important to understand the market valuation of local forest…

  6. Discussion und Working Paper // 2021

    Versicherung von Klimarisiken - zwischen privater Vorsorge und staatlicher Intervention

    In diesem Hintergrundpapier zum 10. Forum Klimaökonomie haben Expert:innen aus dem BMBF-Förderschwerpunkt „Ökonomie des Klimawandels“ den Stand der Literatur und der Debatten zum Thema Versicherung gegen…