Nicholas Rivers

University of Ottawa - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs

Assistant Professor

75 Laurier Avenue East

Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

Salience of Carbon Taxes in the Gasoline Market

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2015
Nicholas Rivers and Brandon Schaufele
University of Ottawa - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and University of Western Ontario - Richard Ivey School of Business
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Carbon tax, tax salience, instrumental variables, environmental pricing, gasoline demand

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Carbon Tax and Revenue Recycling: Impacts on Households in British Columbia

Resource and Energy Economics, Vol. 41, 2015
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2015
University of Waterloo, University of Ottawa - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, Wilfrid Laurier University - School of Business & Economics and Statistics Norway
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carbon taxes, distributional effects, British Columbia, computable general equilibrium analysis

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The Effectiveness of Public Transit Subsidies on Ridership and the Environment: Evidence from Canada

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Feb 2016
Nicholas Rivers and Bora Plumptre
University of Ottawa - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and University of Ottawa - Institute of the Environment
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Public transit, policy, tax credit, evaluation, greenhouse gas, environment

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Domestic Content Requirements and Renewable Energy Legislation

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Aug 2012
Nicholas Rivers and Randy Wigle
University of Ottawa - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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renewable energy, policy, local content, domestic content

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The Effect of Carbon Taxes on Agricultural Trade

Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2015, Vol. 63 (2), p. 235-257.
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2015
Nicholas Rivers and Brandon Schaufele
University of Ottawa - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and University of Western Ontario - Richard Ivey School of Business
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carbon taxes, trade, competitiveness, British Columbia, agriculture

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Sharing the Burden for Climate Change Mitigation in the Canadian Federation

ZenTra Working Paper in Transnational Studies No. 30 / 2014
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2015
University of Oldenburg - Economic Policy, University of Ottawa - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Wisconsin - Madison and Wilfrid Laurier University - School of Business & Economics
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climate change, burden sharing, policy, computable general equilibrium model

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International Trade and Investment Law and Carbon Management Technologies

FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 618
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Nov 2012
University of Calgary - Faculty of Law, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law, George Washington University - Law School, Florida State University - College of Law, University of British Columbia (UBC), Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and University of Calgary - Faculty of Law
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carbon capture, international trade, international investment, carbon management, climate change

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The Cost of Decarbonizing the Canadian Electricity System

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 31 Jan 2017
Brett Dolter and Nicholas Rivers
University of Ottawa - Institute of the Environment and University of Ottawa - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
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electricity, greenhouse gas emissions, linear programming, Canada, renewable energy, transmission

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Does Daylight Savings Time Save Energy? Evidence from Ontario

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2016
Nicholas Rivers
University of Ottawa - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
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Daylight savings time, energy demand, natural experiment

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Using Nudges to Reduce Waste? The Case of Toronto's Plastic Bag Levy

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Dec 2016
Nicholas Rivers, Sarah Shenstone-Harris and Nathan Young
University of Ottawa - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa and University of Ottawa
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nudging, consumer waste, plastics, socio-economic status, policy impacts

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Public Transit and Air Pollution

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Oct 2017
Nicholas Rivers, Soodeh Saberian and Brandon Schaufele
University of Ottawa - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa - Department of Economics and University of Western Ontario - Richard Ivey School of Business
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public transit, air pollution

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A Rural Myth? The Perceived Unfairness of Carbon Taxes in Rural Communities

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 May 2015
Marisa Beck, Nicholas Rivers and Hidemichi Yonezawa
University of Waterloo, University of Ottawa - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and Statistics Norway
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carbon tax, social acceptability, rural communities, British Columbia, computable general equilibrium analysis

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Free-Riding on Energy Efficiency Subsidies: The Case of Natural Gas Furnaces in Canada

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Oct 2015
Nicholas Rivers and M. Leslie Shiell
University of Ottawa - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and University of Ottawa - Department of Economics
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energy efficiency, home retrofit subsidies

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New Vehicle Feebates

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 05 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2015
Nicholas Rivers and Brandon Schaufele
University of Ottawa - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and University of Western Ontario - Richard Ivey School of Business
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feebate, vehicle choice, environmental policy, externality, optimal tax

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Vertical Fiscal Externalities and the Environment

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 05 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2014
University of Oldenburg - Economic Policy, University of Ottawa - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and Statistics Norway
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fiscal externality, climate policy, federalism, computable general equilibrium

Vertical Fiscal Externalities and the Environment

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5076
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Dec 2014
University of Oldenburg - Economic Policy, University of Ottawa - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and Statistics Norway
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fiscal externality, climate policy, federalism, computable general equilibrium

Vertical Fiscal Externalities and the Environment

ZenTra Working Paper in Transnational Studies No. 43 / 2014
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 21 Nov 2014
University of Oldenburg - Economic Policy, University of Ottawa - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and Statistics Norway
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fiscal externality, climate policy, federalism, computable general equilibrium

Vertical Fiscal Externalities and the Environment

CER-ETH - Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich, Economic Working Paper Series 16/234
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 17 Mar 2016
University of Oldenburg - Economic Policy, University of Ottawa - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and Statistics Norway
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fiscal externality, climate policy, federalism, computable general equilibrium

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Information Provision, Market Incentives, and Household Electricity Consumption: Evidence from a Large-Scale Field Trial

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 17 Dec 2015
Steve Martin and Nicholas Rivers
University of Ottawa - Department of Economics and University of Ottawa - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
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Energy demand, information provision, time-of-use pricing

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The Case for a Carbon Tax in Canada

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Aug 2015
Nicholas Rivers
University of Ottawa - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
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carbon tax, greenhouse gas, policy

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Gasoline Price and New Vehicle Fuel Efficiency: Evidence from Canada

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 31 May 2016
Nicholas Rivers and Brandon Schaufele
University of Ottawa - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and University of Western Ontario - Richard Ivey School of Business
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gasoline demand, vehicle choice, elasticity

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Taxing Emissions, Not Income: How to Moderate the Regional Impact of Federal Environment Policy

C.D. Howe Institute
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Dec 2010
Jotham Peters, Chris Bataille, Nicholas Rivers and Mark Jaccard
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Ottawa - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Economic Growth and Innovation, GHG emissions, GHG carbon policy. Canadian federal policy, regional impacts of climate policy

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Pollution and Politicians: The Effect of PM on MPs

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2017
Anthony Heyes, Nicholas Rivers and Brandon Schaufele
University of Ottawa - Department of Economics, University of Ottawa - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and University of Western Ontario - Richard Ivey School of Business
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air pollution, analysis of speech, non-health impacts, workplace performance

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Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Transport: All in One Basket?

The School of Public Policy Publications, Volume 11:5, February 2018
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 Feb 2018
Nicholas Rivers and Randall Wigle
University of Ottawa - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and Wilfrid Laurier University - School of Business & Economics
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The Energy Efficiency Rebound Effect in General Equilibrium

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 7116
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 23 Aug 2018
Christoph Böhringer and Nicholas Rivers
University of Oldenburg - Economic Policy and University of Ottawa - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
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energy efficiency, climate change, rebound effect, general equilibrium

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Sharing the Burden for Climate Change Mitigation in the Canadian Federation

Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, Vol. 48, Issue 4, pp. 1350-1380, 2015
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 May 2016
University of Oldenburg, University of Ottawa - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Wisconsin - Madison and Wilfrid Laurier University - School of Business & Economics
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