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Abstract One reason carbon prices are difficult to implement is that they might impose high costs on poor and vulnerable households. In response, studies often highlight that recycling revenues…

1 December 2022 | Discussion Paper |

Abstract While carbon pricing, in general, and carbon taxes, in particular, are popular with economists, they are subject to considerable misunderstanding among policymakers and the public. In this…

9 November 2022 | Discussion Paper |

By Moritz A. Drupp, Frikk Nesje and Robert C. Schmidt.

22 March 2022 | Other Publications |

Renewables are cheaper than coal power in India. 
New research shows that this is true even after accounting for the intermittency of renewables due to the high pollution from coal that causes...

24 January 2022 | Peer Reviewed | India

Wasting in children under-five is a form of acute malnutrition, a predictor of under-five child mortality and of increased risk of future episodes of stunting and/or wasting. In India, national…

1 December 2021 | Peer Reviewed | India

The chapter by Shoibal Chakravarty and E. Somonathan focuses on coal, which accounts for a whopping 64% of India’s CO2 emissions in 2021. Since coal combustion also releases other deadly pollutants…

11 October 2021 | Book Chapter | India

The climate targets agreed upon in the Paris Agreement will eventually need to be backed by ambitious climate policies. Putting a price on carbon and abolishing subsidies on fossil fuels is usually…

28 September 2021 | Peer Reviewed |

Abstract Understanding who would be affected in which way by carbon pricing is pivotal for effective and socially equitable policy design, addressing climate change, and reducing inequality. This…

28 September 2021 | Peer Reviewed |

Study in semi-arid areas in India shows improved nutritional intake in households with working women

26 August 2022 | Peer Reviewed | India

We compare the effects of price and quantity instruments (an emissions tax and a quota with tradable permits) on the incentive to innovate to reduce the cost of an emission-free technology. We assume…

25 November 2020 | Peer Reviewed | India