Fifth Atlantic Workshop on Energy and Environmental Economics, A Toxa (Galicia)

25-26 June 2012
Fifth Atlantic Workshop on Energy and Environmental Economics, A Toxa (Galicia)

25 June

Invited papers
Gunnar Eskeland (Norwegian School of Economics): What if climate policy is about leadership? Recording
Michael Hanemann (Arizona State University): What is wrong with the climate change damage function? Recording
Anil Markandya (BC3):  Confused minds: What we like and what we think is good for us. Alternative ways of resolving the conflicts and their impacts on carbon and heath Recording
Juan P. Montero (PUC Chile): The effect of transport policies on car use: Theory and evidence from Latin American cities Recording
Massimo Tavoni (FEEM): A global mapping of energy poverty and consumption Recording

Keynote lecture
Lawrence H. Goulder (Stanford): Climate change policy and the fiscal system Recording

Official Opening and Roundtable
El papel futuro de la eficiencia energética en la política energética española. Xosé Hermida (El País), Xavier Labandeira (Rede y Economics for Energy), Carlos Ocaña (FUNCAS), María Sicilia (Ministerio de Industria, Energía y Turismo), Gonzalo Sáenz de Miera (Iberdrola)

Parallel sessions

Session 1
Anna Bartocci, Massimiliano Pisani (Bank of Italy): Green fiscal reforms, electricity generation and macroeconomic performance in the European Union. A model-based approach Recording
Caterina Cruciani, Silvio Giove, Mehmet Pinar (FEEM), Matteo Sostero: Constructing the FEEM Sustainability Index: a Choquet-integral application Recording
Mikel González-Eguino (BC3), Anil Markandya, Marta Escapa: From shadow to green: Linking environmental fiscal reforms and the informal economy Recording
Baltasar Manzano, Jaime Alonso (University of Vigo), Carlos de Miguel: A demand-based mechanism for the Environmental Kuznets Curve Recording

Session 2
Carmen Camacho, Agustín Pérez-Barahona (INRA): Land use dynamics and the environment Recording
Niko Jaakkola (University of Oxford): Strategic oil supply and gradual development of substitutes Recording
Fridrik M. Baldursson (Reykjavik University), Nils-Henrik M. von der Fehr: Natural resources and sovereign expropriation Recording
Miguel Rodríguez (Rede), Yolanda Pena-Boquete: Another look at CO2 emissions modeling: The role of energy prices in developed countries Recording

Session 3
Terrence Iverson (Colorado State University): Minimax regret discounting Recording
Hannes Weigt, Erik Delarue (K.U. Leuven), Denny Ellerman: CO2 abatement from RES injection in the German electricity sector Recording
María Loureiro (University of Santiago de Compostela), Michael Hanemann, Xavier Labandeira: Unrevealing public preferences for climate change policies in Spain: A hybrid mixture model Recording
Misato Sato (Grantham Research Institute): Near-term impacts of asymmetric climate change mitigation policies Recording

Session 4
Keith Brouhle (Grinnell College), Brad Graham, Donna Harrington Ramirez: Innovation under the Climate Wise Program
Francisco Cabo (University of Valladolid), Guiomar Martín-Herrán, Mª Pilar Martínez- García: On pollution and R&D-based growth in a trade model between countries concerned and unconcerned about climate change Recording
Michael Jakob (PIK), Christian Flachsland: Strategic incentives for early movers in sequential climate games Recording

26 June

Keynote lecture
Ottmar Edenhofer (PIK): On the economics of renewable energies: Opportunities, costs and challenges Recording

Economics for Energy session
Presentation Grabación
Klaas Würzburg: Renewable generation and electricity prices in the Austrian and German market Recording Questions
Luis Rey: Energy security and oil price volatility Recording Questions
Mohcine Bakhat: A residential demand system for Mexico Recording Questions
Ana Ramos: Energy efficiency in Spanish residential buildings Recording Questions

Young researchers session
Wolfgang Habla (University of Munich), Kerstin Roeder: Intergenerational aspects of an ecotax package. An application to Germany Recording
Meriem Hamdi-Cherif (CIRED), Henri Waisman, Céline Guivarch, Jean-Charles Hourcade: Mitigation costs in second-best economies: Time profile of emission reductions and sequencing of accompanying measures Recording
Arnaud de la Tour (CERNA): What cost for photovoltaic modules in 2020? Lessons from experience curve models Recording
Michel Berthélemy (CERNA): What drives innovation in nuclear reactors technologies? An empirical study based on patent counts Recording
Isabel Soares, Óscar Afonso, Susana Silva (University of Porto): Economic and environmental effects under resource scarcity and substitution between renewable and non-renewable resources Recording
Martin Stürmer, Gregor Schwerhoff (Bonn School of Economics): Non-renewable but inexhaustible. Resources in an endogenous growth model Recording

Keynote lecture
Dallas Burtraw (RFF): Embracing complexity: Climate policy with imperfect economies and federal governments Recording

Parallel sessions

Session 5
Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Matthieu Glachant (CERNA): Does foreign environmental policy influence domestic innovation? Evidence from the wind industry Recording
Guy Meunier, Jean-Pierre Ponssard (CIRANO), Philippe Quirion: Carbon leakage and capacitybased allocations. Is the EU right? Recording
Francesco Nicolli, Francesco Vona (OFCE Sciences-PO), Liones Nesta: Determinants of renewable energy innovation: Environmental policies vs. Market regulation Recording
Ana Pueyo, Pedro Linares (Comillas): Renewable technology transfer to developing countries: One size does not fit all Recording

Session 6
Germà Bel i Queralt, Jordi Rosell (University of Barcelona): Policy success or economic slowdown? Effects of the 80 Km/h speed limit on air pollution in the Barcelona metropolitan area Recording
José M. Chamorro (University of the Basque Country), Luis M. Abadie, Richard de Neufville, Marija Ilic: Market-based valuation of transmission network expansion. A heuristic application in GB Recording
Ibon Galarraga (BC3), Luis M. Abadie, Alberto Ansuategui: Economic efficiency, environmental effectiveness and political feasibility of energy efficiency rebates: The case of the Spanish energy efficiency "renove" Plan Recording
Michael Jakob (PIK), Jan C. Steckel, Christian Flachsland, Lavinia Baumstark: Climate finance for developing country mitigation: Blessing or curse? Recording

Session 7
Leticia Blázquez (University of Castilla la Mancha), Nina Boogen, Massimo Filippini: Spanish residential electricity demand using aggregate data Recording
Luciano de Castro (Northwestern University), Rakesh Vohra: Design of Electricity Markets with Renewables 
Natalia Fabra, Mar Reguant (Stanford): Internalization and pass-through of emission costs in electricity markets Recording
Carlos Freitas, Patrícia Pereira (University of Coimbra): Phase II CO2 cost pass-through in MIBEL: A cointegrated VECM approach Recording

Session 8
Raphael Calel (London School of Economics): Environmental policy and directed technological change: Evidence from the European carbon market Recording
Bruno Lanz, Sebastian Rausch (MIT): Cap-and trade climate policies with price-regulated industries: How costly are free allowances? Recording
Ralf Martin, Mirabelle Muûls, Laure B. de Preux, Ulrich J. Wagner (University Carlos III): Industry compensation under the risk of relocation: A firm-level analysis of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme Recording
Karsten Neuhoff, Anne Schopp (DIW Berlin), Rodney Boyd, Kateryna Stelmakh, Alexander Vasa: Banking of surplus emission allowances Recording

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