Johannes Urpelainen

Johns Hopkins SAIS

Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Professor of Energy, Resources and Environment

1740 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20036-1984

United States

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1.

All Policies are Glocal: International Enviromental Policymaking with Strategic Subnational Governments

British Journal of Political Science (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2013
Michael M. Bechtel and Johannes Urpelainen
Washington University in St. Louis and Johns Hopkins SAIS
Downloads 170 (129,575)

Abstract:

International agreements, international negotiations, environmental policy, climate policy, subnational policymaking,

2.

The Strategy of Sustainable Energy Transitions: Political Competition and Path Dependence

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Feb 2011
Michaël Aklin and Johannes Urpelainen
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science and Johns Hopkins SAIS
Downloads 162 (125,961)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Environmental, Political Competition, Path Dependency, Energy

3.

Interests, Institutions, and Climate Policy: A General Theory

Published as Llewelyn Hughes and Johannes Urpelainen, “Interests, Institutions, and Climate Policy: Explaining the Choice of Policy Instruments for the Energy Sector,” Environmental Science & Policy, Vol. 54 (2015), pp. 52-63. ,
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2015
Llewelyn Hughes and Johannes Urpelainen
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Johns Hopkins SAIS
Downloads 131 (150,520)

Abstract:

energy policy, institutions, climate change

4.

International Institutions and Domestic Politics: Can Preferential Trading Agreements Help Leaders Promote Economic Reform?

APSA 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2011
Leonardo Baccini and Johannes Urpelainen
McGill University and Johns Hopkins SAIS
Downloads 111 (199,558)

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5.

The Domestic Preconditions for International Policy Diffusion: The Case of Environmental Ministries

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Jul 2010
Michaël Aklin and Johannes Urpelainen
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science and Johns Hopkins SAIS
Downloads 96 (223,191)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Environmental, Democratization, Policy Diffusion, National Institutions, Survival Models

6.

Solar Products for Poor Rural Communities as a Business: Lessons from a Successful Project in Uttar Pradesh, India

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Sep 2014
Johannes Urpelainen and Semee Yoon
Johns Hopkins SAIS and Yonsei University - UIC & Graduate School of International Studies
Downloads 92 (156,995)

Abstract:

solar home systems, demonstration effects, rural electrification, off-grid electricity, energy access, energy poverty, India

7.

Strategic Side Payments: Preferential Trading Agreements, Economic Reform, and Foreign Aid

Forthcoming in The Journal of Politics
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Aug 2012
Leonardo Baccini and Johannes Urpelainen
McGill University and Johns Hopkins SAIS
Downloads 88 (224,663)

Abstract:

foreign aid, reform, trade agreement

8.

Instruments of Political Control: National Oil Companies, Oil Prices, and Petroleum Subsidies

Comparative Political Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 20 Aug 2014
Andrew Cheon, Maureen Lackner and Johannes Urpelainen
Columbia University, Columbia University and Johns Hopkins SAIS
Downloads 65 (224,663)

Abstract:

petroleum subsidies, fuel subsidies, national oil companies, political economy

9.

Technology Competition and International Cooperation: Friends or Foes?

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Jul 2011
Sung Eun Kim and Johannes Urpelainen
Columbia University and Johns Hopkins SAIS
Downloads 65 (273,209)

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10.

The Institutional Foundations of Sustainability: What Can We (Not) Learn from Political Economy?

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 May 2014
Marion Dumas and Johannes Urpelainen
Columbia University and Johns Hopkins SAIS
Downloads 63 (257,078)

Abstract:

sustainable development, sustainability, politics, political science, political institutions

11.

Your Place or Mine? Institutional Capture and the Creation of Overlapping International Institutions

British Journal of Political Science (2013)
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Nov 2013
Johannes Urpelainen and Thijs Van de Graaf
Johns Hopkins SAIS and Ghent University
Downloads 58 (245,981)

Abstract:

international institutions; transaction costs; institutional capture; institutional overlap; bargaining

12.

Electric Utilities and American Climate Policy: Lobbying by Expected Winners and Losers

Journal of Public Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Dec 2014
Sung Eun Kim, Johannes Urpelainen and Joonseok Yang
Columbia University, Johns Hopkins SAIS and Columbia University
Downloads 47 (245,981)

Abstract:

environmental politics; climate policy; lobbying; electricity; energy; American politics

13.

Solar Power for Street Vendors? Problems with Centralized Charging Stations in Urban Markets

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2015
David Szakonyi and Johannes Urpelainen
George Washington University and Johns Hopkins SAIS
Downloads 47 (269,115)

Abstract:

solar power, distributed energy generation, energy poverty, urbanization, informal economy, India

14.

Willingness to Pay for Solar Lanterns: Does the Trial Period Play a Role?

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Sep 2014
Semee Yoon, Johannes Urpelainen and Milind Kandlikar
Yonsei University - UIC & Graduate School of International Studies, Johns Hopkins SAIS and University of British Columbia (UBC)
Downloads 44 (273,209)

Abstract:

technology adoption, solar power, renewable energy, willingness to pay, experimental economics

15.

Political Market Failure? The Effect of Government Strength on Technology Policy in Industrialized Democracies

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Jun 2011
Alexandra E. Cirone and Johannes Urpelainen
Columbia University and Johns Hopkins SAIS
Downloads 42 (345,395)

Abstract:

Technology policy, political economy, energy intensity, government strength, comparative politics environmental policy

16.

Preparing for a Long Run: What Explains Variation in Countries’ Vulnerability to International Shocks?

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Jun 2011
Michaël Aklin and Johannes Urpelainen
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science and Johns Hopkins SAIS
Downloads 39 (345,395)

Abstract:

market failure, international shocks, governance, corruption, energy market

17.

Fuel Stacking in India: Changes in the Cooking and Lighting Mix, 1987-2010

Forthcoming in Energy
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Aug 2014
Chao-yo Cheng and Johannes Urpelainen
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Political Science and Johns Hopkins SAIS
Downloads 34 (279,661)

Abstract:

India, fuel stacking, lighting, cooking, household surveys, energy access

18.

Profitable Participation: Technology Innovation as an Influence on the Ratification of Regulatory Treaties

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 12 Apr 2011
Chris Marcoux and Johannes Urpelainen
College of William and Mary and Johns Hopkins SAIS
Downloads 33 (361,551)

Abstract:

international cooperation, international regulation, treaty ratification, technology innovation, environmental policy

19.

Path Dependence, Political Competition, and Renewable Energy Policy: A Dynamic Model

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 19 Aug 2014
Marion Dumas, James A Rising and Johannes Urpelainen
Columbia University, Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and Johns Hopkins SAIS
Downloads 32 (275,320)

Abstract:

renewable energy; sustainable energy transitions; political economy; computational models

20.

Distributional Conflict between Powerful States and International Treaty Ratification

International Studies Quarterly, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Oct 2011
Christina J. Schneider and Johannes Urpelainen
University of California, San Diego and Johns Hopkins SAIS
Downloads 27 (394,763)

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21.

Who Should Take the Garbage Out? Public Opinion on Waste Management in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Habitat International, 2014, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Nov 2014
Chao-yo Cheng and Johannes Urpelainen
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Political Science and Johns Hopkins SAIS
Downloads 26 (358,295)

Abstract:

solid waste management, municipal waste, urbanization, public goods, public opinion, Tanzania, Dar es Salaam

22.

Windows of Opportunity: Legislative Fragmentation Conditions the Effect of Partisanship on Deregulation

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Jul 2011
Michael G. Smith and Johannes Urpelainen
Columbia University and Johns Hopkins SAIS
Downloads 26 (372,009)

Abstract:

deregulation, political economy, partisanship

23.

Differences Matter: Partisan Heterogeneity and Cooperation in the European Union

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Oct 2011
Christina J. Schneider and Johannes Urpelainen
University of California, San Diego and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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24.

Distributional Consequences of International Organizational Change

APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 14 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2012
Johannes Urpelainen, Patrick Bayer and Christopher Marcoux
Johns Hopkins SAIS, University of Mannheim and Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Department of Political Science
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25.

Accession Rules for International Institutions: A Legitimacy-Efficacy Trade-Off?

Journal of Conflict Resolution, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Oct 2011
Christina J. Schneider and Johannes Urpelainen
University of California, San Diego and Johns Hopkins SAIS
Downloads 21 (446,732)
Citation 1

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26.

United States Non-Cooperation and the Paris Agreement

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Oct 2017
Johannes Urpelainen and Thijs Van de Graaf
Johns Hopkins SAIS and Ghent University
Downloads 0 (462,482)

Abstract:

Paris Agreement, Climate Change, Donald Trump

27.

Geography, Community, Household: Adoption of Distributed Solar Power Across India

Energy for Sustainable Development, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 Oct 2017
Michaël Aklin, Chao-yo Cheng and Johannes Urpelainen
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Political Science and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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Abstract:

distributed solar power, technology adoption, sustainable energy, rural electrification, India

28.

How Do Sectoral Interests Shape Distributive Politics? Evidence from Gasoline and Diesel Subsidy Reforms

Review of Policy Research, 2017
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 08 Aug 2017
Brian Blankenship and Johannes Urpelainen
Columbia University and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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Abstract:

distributive politics, special interest politics, policy reform, subsidies, energy policy

29.

Can Product Demonstrations Create Markets for Sustainable Energy Technology? A Randomized Controlled Trial in Rural India

Energy Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 16 May 2017
Johannes Urpelainen and Semee Yoon
Johns Hopkins SAIS and Yonsei University - UIC & Graduate School of International Studies
Downloads 0 (508,909)

Abstract:

Solar Home Systems, Rural Electrification, Energy Access, Randomized Controlled Trials, Marketing, Awareness, Information

30.

Managing Federal Transfers in Brazil: Do Coalition Members Reap Benefits?

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 25 Apr 2017
Tara Slough, Johannes Urpelainen and Joonseok Yang
Columbia University, Johns Hopkins SAIS and Columbia University
Downloads 0 (498,885)

Abstract:

Brazil; Coalitions; Partisan Politics; Regression Discontinuity

31.

Geographic and Socio-Economic Barriers to Rural Electrification: New Evidence from Indian Villages

Energy Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 24 Mar 2017
Eugenie Dugoua, Ruinan Liu and Johannes Urpelainen
Columbia University, Columbia University and Johns Hopkins SAIS
Downloads 0 (354,975)

Abstract:

India, rural electrification, energy poverty, public policy

32.

Access to Modern Fuels and Satisfaction with Cooking Arrangements: Survey Evidence from Rural India

Energy for Sustainable Development, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 14 Mar 2017
Sandra Baquié and Johannes Urpelainen
Columbia University and Johns Hopkins SAIS
Downloads 0 (330,396)

Abstract:

Energy Poverty, Energy Access, Cooking Fuels, Survey Research, India

33.

Policy Reform and the Problem of Private Investment: Evidence from the Power Sector

Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 133 Posted: 24 Oct 2016
Johannes Urpelainen and Joonseok Yang
Johns Hopkins SAIS and Columbia University
Downloads 0 (403,040)

Abstract:

international political economy, power sector reform, infrastructure investment, veto players, executive constraints, policy reform

34.

Electric Shock: The 2012 India Blackout and Public Confidence in Politicians

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 30 Sep 2016
Brian Blankenship and Johannes Urpelainen
Columbia University and Johns Hopkins SAIS
Downloads 0 (403,040)

Abstract:

public services, public goods, public opinion, infrastructure, India

35.

Removing Fuel Subsidies: How Can International Organizations Support National Policy Reforms?

International Environmental Agreements, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 07 Sep 2016
Joel E. Smith. and Johannes Urpelainen
Columbia University and Johns Hopkins SAIS
Downloads 0 (303,087)

Abstract:

fuel subsidies, energy policy, international organizations, policy reform

36.

Household Energy Access and Expenditure in Developing Countries: Evidence from India, 1987-2010

Energy for Sustainable Development, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Aug 2016
Meir Alkon, Harish S.P. and Johannes Urpelainen
Princeton University - Department of Political Science, Institute for the Study of International Development and Johns Hopkins SAIS
Downloads 0 (295,709)

Abstract:

energy access, energy poverty, sustainable development, India, survey analysis

37.

The American Resource Curse: Quasi-Experimental Evidence for the Impact of the Shale Gas Revolution on Politics

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 16 Dec 2015
Sung Eun Kim, Johannes Urpelainen and Jasper Jack Cooper
Columbia University, Johns Hopkins SAIS and Columbia University
Downloads 0 (257,078)

Abstract:

natural resources, elections, shale gas, energy policy, American politics

38.

Explaining Public Support for International Integration: How Do National Conditions and Treaty Characteristics Interact with Individual Beliefs?

Journal of Politics, Vol. 74, No. 4, pp. 1108–1124, 2012,
Posted: 27 Jun 2013
Thomas Sattler and Johannes Urpelainen
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations and Johns Hopkins SAIS

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39.

Political-Economic Problems in Trade Capacity Building

Review of International Organizations, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 329-359, 2009
Posted: 06 May 2010
Johannes Urpelainen
Johns Hopkins SAIS

Abstract:

international trade, capacity building, development, game theory

40.

Explaining the Schwarzenegger Phenomenon: Local Frontrunners in Climate Policy

Global Environmental Politics, Vol. 9, No. 3, 2009
Posted: 06 May 2010
Johannes Urpelainen
Johns Hopkins SAIS

Abstract:

climate change, global warming, politics, regulation, public goods

41.

Enforcement and Capacity Building in International Cooperation

International Theory, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 32-49, 2010
Posted: 06 May 2010
Johannes Urpelainen
Johns Hopkins SAIS

Abstract:

international cooperation, enforcement, capacity building, game theory