Publications


Seizing sustainable growth opportunities from zero emission passenger vehicles in the UK

Policy publication by Sam Unsworth, Anna Valero, Ralf Martin, Dennis Verhoeven on 13 Feb 2020

The UK needs to adopt a strategic approach to decarbonisation and the transition to net-zero economic growth. This report focuses on the goods and services related to passenger vehicles, identifying the multiple areas in which the UK could be competitive: opportunities lie in diverse goods and services across value chains and stages of innovation. read more »


Pigou pushes preferences: decarbonisation and endogenous values

Working paper by Linus Mattauch, Cameron Hepburn, Nicholas Stern on 17 Dec 2018

This paper explores the relationship between carbon prices and policies that change consumers’ preferences, concluding that taking the effects into account in economic models would enhance understanding of climate change mitigation policy, facilitating the transition to a low-carbon economy. read more »



Cars, carbon taxes and CO2 emissions

Working paper by Julius Andersson on 21 Mar 2017

Is a carbon tax effective in reducing emissions of greenhouse gases, and thereby mitigating climate change? This paper is one of the first empirical analyses of this question and the … read more »


Cars, carbon taxes and CO2 emissions

Working paper by Julius Andersson on 15 Oct 2015

Is a carbon tax effective in reducing emissions of greenhouse gases, and thereby mitigating climate change? I estimate the reduction in emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the transport sector … read more »