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Climate Economics

The European Carbon Market and Technological Change
November 4, 2015, 1:30 - 3 pm
Raphael Calel (McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University)

How Much Carbon Pricing is in Countries’ Own Interests? The Critical Role of Co-Benefits
September 15, 2015, 10:30 - 12
Ian Parry (Principal Environmental Fiscal Policy Expert, Fiscal Affairs Department, IMF)

Expecting the Unexpected: Emissions Uncertainty and Environmental Market Design
May 20, 2015, 2 - 3:30 pm
Severin Borenstein
James. Bushnell (Univ. of California, Davis)
Frank A. Wolak (Stanford Univ.)
Matthew Zaragoza-Watkins (Univ. of California, Berkeley)
Presenting: Severin Borenstein (Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley)

Optimal Dynamic Carbon Taxes in a Climate-Economy Model with Distortionary Fiscal Policy
April 30, 2015, 1:30 - 3 PM
Lint Barrage (Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, Univ. of Maryland)

Evaluating Behaviorally-Motivated Policy: Experimental Evidence from the Lightbulb
January 22, 2015, 2 - 3:30 pm
Hunt Allcott (Department of Economics, New York University) and Dmitry Taubinsky (Department of Economics, Harvard University)
Presenting: Hunt Allcott (Department of Economics, New York University)

Realistic REDD: Improving the forest impacts of domestic policies in different settings
December 9, 2014, 2 - 3:30 PM
Alexander Pfaff (Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University)

Limited Attention in Housing Markets: The Case of Energy Efficiency
October 23, 2014, 11 am - 12:30 pm
Ian Lange (Division of Economics & Business, Colorado School of Mines)

Escape from Third-Best: Rating Emissions for Intensity Standards
May 6, 2014, 2 - 3:30 PM
Derek Lemoine (Department of Economics, University of Arizona)

Leave it in the ground? Incorporating the social cost of carbon into unconventional fossil fuel development
March 19, 2014, 2 - 3:30 PM
Andrew Leach (School of Business, University of Alberta)

Banking and price containment in the California greenhouse gas emissions market: an experimental analysis of market design
November 6, 2013, 2 - 3:30 PM
William Shobe, Charles Holt, and Thaddeus Huetteman

Estimating Climate Change Impacts in the Energy Demand, Water, and Agriculture Sectors in the Global Change Assessment Model
June 4, 2013, 2 - 3:30 PM
Kate Calvin (Joint Global Change Research Institute)

Spatial and Temporal Heterogeneity of Marginal Emissions: Implications for Electric Cars and Other Electricity-Shifting Policies
April 17, 2013, 2 - 3:30 PM
Joshua Graff Zivin, Matthew J. Kotchen, and Erin T. Mansur

Free Riders and the High Cost of Energy-Efficiency Subsidies
March 26, 2013, 2 - 3:30 PM
Judson Boomhower and Lucas W. Davis (Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley)

Public Goods Provision in the Presence of Heterogeneous Green Preferences
January 10, 2013, 2 - 3:30 PM
Mark Jacobsen (University of California, San Diego)

The Causal Effect of Environmental Catastrophe on Long-Run Economic Growth
December 13, 2012, 1 - 2:30 PM
Solomon Hsiang (Princeton, UC Berkeley) and Amir Jina (Columbia)

Projecting the biological and economic effects of climate change and ocean acidification on global coral reefs
November 13, 2012, 10 - 11:30 AM
James Palardy, Ann Speers, Elena Besedin, Paul Laskorski, Ellen Post (Abt Associates, Inc.)

Strategic Climate Policy with Offsets and Incomplete Abatement: Carbon Taxes versus Cap-and-Trade
October 9, 2012, 1 - 2:30 PM
Jon Strand (Development Research Group, Environment and Energy Team, The World Bank and Department of Economics, University of Oslo)

Modeling Household Energy Consumption and Adoption of Energy-efficient Technology Using Recent Micro-data
June 27, 2012, 2-3:30 PM
Jia Li, Climate Economics Branch, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Impact of Biofuel Policy on Food Prices and Poverty
May 1, 2012, 2 - 3:30 PM
Ujjayant Chakravorty, Department of Economics, University of Alberta

Regulating Greenhouse Gases from Coal Power Plants under the Clean Air Act
April 16, 2012, 2:00 - 3:30 PM
Joshua Linn (Resources for the Future)

A CGE Analysis of Linking Domestic Emission Trading Schemes: Impacts on Japanese Economy
February 22, 2012, 2-3:30 PM
Shiro Takeda (Kantogakuen University) and Toshi H. Arimura (Sophia University)

Discounting and Confidence
September 21, 2011, 2:00 - 3:30 PM
Christian Traeger (Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, University of California, Berkeley)

Climate Amenities, Climate Change, and American Quality of Life
May 18, 2011, 2 - 3:30 PM
Ryan Kellogg (Department of Economics, University of Michigan)

Car Notches: Strategic Automaker Responses to Fuel Economy Policy
April 28, 2011, 10 - 11:30 a.m.
Jim Sallee (Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago)

Low Carbon Fuel Standards as a Policy Instrument to Achieve Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions
November 10, 2010; 2-3 pm
Stephen Holland (Department of Economics, University of North Carolina Greensboro)

Adverse Selection and Carbon Offsets
October 19, 2010, 2:00 - 3:30 PM
James Bushnell, Department of Economics, Iowa State University

The Time Value of Carbon and Carbon Storage: Clarifying the Terms and the Policy Implications of the Debate
September 8th, 10:30 am - noon
Liz Marshall, US Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service

Forecasting the Path of US CO2 Emissions Using State-Level Information
May 6, 2010, 1:30-3:00
Max Aufhammer, Agriculture and Resource Economics Department, University of California, Berkeley

CRED: A New Integrated Assessment Model of Climate and Development
March 10, 2010, 2:00-3:30
Frank Ackerman, Global Development and Environment Institute, Tufts University

Non-Market Values and General Equilibrium Assessments of Environmental Policy
December 8. 2009. 11 am
Jared Carbone (Department of Economics and the Institute for Sustainable Energy, Environment and Economy; University of Calgary)

Fixing a Critical Climate Accounting Error
November 18, 2009, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Timothy D. Searchinger (Princeton University)

The RCP Scenarios for the IPCC AR4 (and beyond): 250 years of pollutant and GHG emissions
September 16, 2009, 10;30 am to noon
Steven J. Smith (Joint Global Change Research Institute; Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the University of Maryland)

Forestry & Agriculture Greenhouse Gas Policy Design and Coordination Insights from Recent Modeling
Wednesday, July 15, 2009 (10:30 am to noon)
Steven Rose (EPRI)

The Effects of Increased U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard
May 27, 2009 (1 to 2:30 pm)
Antonio M. Bento (Cornell University)

What's Wrong with Infinity -- A Note on Weitzman's Dismal Theorem
April 1, 2009 (10:30 am to 12:00 noon), Room 4144 EPA West, 1301 Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, DC
Andreas Lange (University of Maryland)

The Income-Temperature Relationship in a Cross-Section of Countries and its Implications for Predicting the Effects of Global Warming
December 2, 2008 (2-3:30 pm)
John Horowitz (University of Maryland)

Analysis of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Tax Proposals
November 13, 2008, 1 to 2:30pm
Gilbert Metcalf (Tufts University)

Cap-and-Trade Allowance Allocation Issues
September 23, 2008 (1-2:30 pm)
Dallas Burtraw (Resources for the Future)

The Impact of Carbon Price Policies on U.S. Industry Output and Employment
July 10, 2008 (10:30 am)
Mun S. Ho, Richard Morgenstern, Jhih-Shyang Shih (Resources for the Future)

Where Does Energy R&D Come From? A First Look at Crowding Out from Environmentally-Friendly R&D
June 17, 2008 (2 pm)
David C. Popp (Syracuse University) and Richard Newell (Duke University)

Incorporating Price Effects into Lifecycle Analysis
March 5, 2008 (1 pm)
Mark Delucchi (Institute of Transportation Studies, U.C. Davis)

Estimating the Effect of Climate Change on Crop Yields and Farmland Values: The Importance of Extreme Temperatures
February 12, 2008 (1 pm)
Wolfram Schlenker (Columbia University)

Intergeneratonal Discounting
January 22, 2008
Billy Pizer (Resources for the Future)

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