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Working Paper
Understanding indicator choice for the assessment of research, development, and demonstration financing of low-carbon energy technologies: Lessons from the Nordic countries

Rapid decarbonization of whole countries requires additional research, development, and demonstration of low-carbon energy technologies. Governments support research, development, and demonstration in this area with various financing instruments...

Nonrenewable natural resources
Working Paper
The inequality-resource curse of conflict: Heterogeneous effects of mineral deposit discoveries

Despite a sizeable literature, there is no consensus as to whether and how mineral resources are linked to conflict...

Ethnic relations Nonrenewable natural resources Social conflict
Working Paper
An inquiry into the political economy of the global clean energy transition policies and Nigeria’s federal and state governments’ fiscal policies

In order to implement clean energy transition programmes, the national and sub-national governments in Nigeria will incur some cost. In the same way, failure to implement the policies will come with some costs...

Fiscal policy Nonrenewable natural resources Renewable energy sources
Working Paper
Sell the oil deposits!: A financial proposal to keep the oil underground in the Yasuni National Park, Ecuador

The Yasuni National Park is a protected area located in the Amazon region of Ecuador and is recognized as one of the most biodiverse regions in the world...

Nonrenewable natural resources Uncertainty
Working Paper
Falling oil prices and sustainable energy transition: Towards a multilateral agreement on fossil-fuel subsidies

Fossil-fuel subsidies are economically inefficient and harmful for the environment yet efforts to phase them out at the national and international levels have not been effective...

International trade Nonrenewable natural resources Prices
Journal Article
Measuring the Carbon Intensity of the South African Economy

We estimate the carbon intensity of industries, products and households in South Africa using data from a high resolution supply-use table...

Industries Economic aspects (Natural resources) Nonrenewable natural resources
Book Chapter
The United Arab Emirates: Some Lessons in Economic Development

From the book: Achieving Development Success

Economic development Natural resources Nonrenewable natural resources
Working Paper
Measuring the Carbon Content of the South African Economy

We estimate the carbon intensity of industries, products, and households in South Africa. Direct and indirect carbon usage is measured using multiplier methods that capture inter-industry linkages and multi-product supply chains...

Environmental aspects (Commercial policy) Environmental policy Economic aspects (Natural resources)
Blog
Introducing Carbon Taxes in South Africa
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James Thurlow South Africa is one of the largest greenhouse gas (GHG) emitters. In 2007 it ranked 13th amongst all countries in terms of its overall emissions from burning fossil fuels, and its per capita emissions were twice the global average...

Environmental aspects (Commercial policy) Economic aspects (Natural resources) Environmental aspects (Taxation)
Working Paper
The United Arab Emirates: Some Lessons in Economic Development

Oil was discovered in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) just 50 years ago...

Economic development Natural resources Nonrenewable natural resources
Book Chapter
China's Development Strategy and Energy Security

From the book: The Rise of China and India

Environmental aspects (Economic development) Nonrenewable natural resources Renewable natural resources
Working Paper
China’s Development Strategy and Energy Security: Growth, Distribution and Regional Cooperation

This paper analyses both global and regional approaches to solving problems of energy security and ecological imbalance by addressing specifically the problems of China’s energy security...

Environmental aspects (Economic development) Nonrenewable natural resources Renewable energy sources
Working Paper
Oil Driven Macroeconometric Model of Kuwait

Kuwait is a well endowed, small and open economy. In this economy the Government is the owner of the bulk of the wealth. Its wealth comes basically from underground oil and oil-accumulated assets...

Economic development Econometric models (Macroeconomics) Nonrenewable natural resources
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