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Journal Article “Climate Change and Fiscal Sustainability: Risks and Opportunities”, National Institute Economic Review, Vol 258, 30 December 2021

Matthew Agarwala, Matt Burke, Patrycja Klusak, Kamiar Mohaddes, Ulrich Volz and Dimitri Zenghelis Climate Change and Fiscal Sustainability: Risks and Opportunities National Institute Economic Review, volume 258, pages 28-46, 30 December 2021 Continue Reading

Journal Article: “Long-Term Macroeconomic Effects of Climate Change: A Cross-Country Analysis”, Energy Economics, Vol 104, December 2021

Matthew E. Kahn, Kamiar Mohaddes, Ryan N.C. Ng, M. Hashem Pesaran, Mehdi Raissi, Jui-Chung Yang Long-Term Macroeconomic Effects of Climate Change: A Cross-Country Analysis Energy Economics, volume 104, article # 105624, pages 1-13, December 2021 This article is based on EPRG WP 1925 Continue Reading

2021 EPRG Virtual Winter Seminar

EPRG is pleased to announce our successful 2021 Virtual Winter Seminar. The event took place on 8 and 9 December 2021 and consisted of 4 sessions. The first day concluded with a keynote speech. PROGRAMME 8 DECEMBER 2021 SESSION 1 – Electricity market design Chair: Michael Pollitt (EPRG) David Newbery (EPRG) Designing efficient renewable electricity support… Continue Reading

Journal Articles: Trilogy by S. Littlechild, Utilities Policy, Vol 73, December 2021

Utilities Policy, Volume 73, December 2021, contains a Special Issue on the Liittlechild Trilogy. These are three articles by Stephen Littlechild on the theme of Exploring customer satisfaction in the GB retail energy sector. The first two describe the use of the Trustpilot customer review site, particularly by GB energy suppliers, and the third calculates… Continue Reading

Article “Climate finance: it’ll be cheaper in the long run if poorer countries receive it as a matter of urgency” by K. Mohaddes et al

Kamiar Mohaddes, Matthew Agarwala, Matt Burke and Patrycja Klusak wrote an article “Climate finance: it’ll be cheaper in the long run if poorer countries receive it as a matter of urgency” that was published in The Conversation on 5 November 2021.  In the article, the authors argue that: Climate change will shrink the economies of… Continue Reading

Report “Greenovate for a better environment and economy” by Z. Hasna and K.Mohaddes

Zeina Hasna, Henry-James Hatton and Kamiar Mohaddes wrote a report “Greenovate for a better environment and economy” for KPMG International in November 2021. Drawing on patent data from 92 patent-application authorities (24 million observations) and the last three decades for 43 OECD and BRICS countries (roughly 24 million observations), the report shows that green patent… Continue Reading

Journal Article: “National Energy and Climate Plans for the island of Ireland: wind curtailment, interconnectors and storage”, Energy Policy, Vol 158, November 2021

David Newbery National Energy and Climate Plans for the island of Ireland: wind curtailment, interconnectors and storage Energy Policy, volume 158, article #112513, November 2021 Based on EPRG Working Paper 2020 Continue Reading

Presentation “Energy Finance” by B. Megginson

Bill Megginson (Price Chair in Finance, George Lynn Cross Research Professor, University of Oklahoma) visited EPRG and the Economics & Policy Group at the Judge Business School on 16 September 2021 and gave a talk on “Energy Finance”  You can watch a video of the talk here The slides are available from here  Abstract Defined… Continue Reading

Presentation “Understanding Overlapping Climate Policies: Internal Carbon Leakage and the Punctured Waterbed” by R. Ritz

Robert Ritz presented on “Understanding Overlapping Climate Policies: Internal Carbon Leakage and the Punctured Waterbed” at the 2021 BIEE Research Conference: Energy for a Net Zero Society held at Worcester College, Oxford on 13-14 September 2021 | PDF Continue Reading

Michael Grubb and Karsten Neuhoff – recipients of Marcel Boiteux International Award

EPRG is delighted to announce that Michael Grubb and Karsten Neuhoff (EPRG Associate Researchers) won 2021 IAEE Marcel Boiteux Best International Energy Economics Book Award for their book Planetary Economics. Energy, Climate Change and the Three Domains of Sustainable Development (with Jean-Charles Hourcade). Congratulations to Michael and Karsten!  Continue Reading

Presentation “Some issues in the UK retail energy market” by S. Littlechild

Stephen Littlechild gave a presentation “Some issues in the UK retail energy market” on 2 June 2021. Stephen discussed the impacts of the tariff cap, including some developments in supplier pricing policies. He put some arguments for removing the cap, facilitated by a transition away from it, and discussed developments in the Overall Customer Satisfaction… Continue Reading

Panel Discussion “A Global Economic System in Turmoil: What is at Stake for the MENA region?” with K. Mohaddes

Kamiar Mohaddes participated in a panel discussion “A Global Economic System in Turmoil: What is at Stake for the MENA region?“, on 17 May 2021 that was part of the plenary session of the ERF 27th Annual Conference. Together with Mahmoud Mohieldin (Executive Director, International Monetary Fund), Hala Elsaid (Minister of Planning and Economic Development,… Continue Reading