William A. Pizer

Duke University

100 Fuqua Drive

Durham, NC 27708-0204

United States

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Citation 5

The Economics of Climate Change

New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd Edition, Macmillan Publishing, Ltd.
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Dec 2005
Lawrence H. Goulder and William A. Pizer
Stanford University - Department of Economics and Duke University
Downloads 1,282 (11,482)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Climate change, environmental policy, greenhouse gases, externalities

The Economics of Climate Change

NBER Working Paper No. w11923
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 25 Jan 2006 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2010
Lawrence H. Goulder and William A. Pizer
Stanford University - Department of Economics and Duke University
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Citation 5

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How Should Benefits and Costs Be Discounted in an Intergenerational Context? The Views of an Expert Panel

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 12-53
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Jan 2013
Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of Toulouse 1 - Industrial Economic Institute (IDEI), University of Oxford - Department of Economics, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Duke University - Nicholas School of Environment, Yale University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Duke University, University of Arizona - Eller College of Management, Göteborg University - Department of Economics, The Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Citation 1

Abstract:

discount rate, uncertainty, declining discount rate, benefit-cost analysis

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How Important is Technological Innovation in Protecting the Environment?

RFF Working Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Jun 2000
Ian W. H. Parry, William A. Pizer and Carolyn Fischer
Resources for the Future, Duke University and Resources for the Future
Downloads 364 (64,457)
Citation 6

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Technological Innovation, Pollution Control, Welfare Impacts, Social Planning Model

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Combating Global Warming

Regulation, Vol. 30, No. 3, Fall 2007
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 01 Nov 2007
Ian W. H. Parry and William A. Pizer
Resources for the Future and Duke University
Downloads 250 (91,809)

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global warming, ian parry, william pizer, greenhouse emissions, taxation, environment, tax design, congress, CO2, carbon dioxide, fossil fuel prices, incentives, global temperature, fixed prices, hybrid permits, environmentalism

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Decentralization in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme and Lessons for Global Policy

RFF Discussion Paper No. 07-02
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2008
Joseph A. Kruger, Wallace E. Oates and William A. Pizer
Resources for the Future, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and Duke University
Downloads 206 (116,171)
Citation 15

Abstract:

emissions trading, Kyoto Protocol, European Union, linking, climate change

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Downloads 183 (137,244)
Citation 12

Designing Climate Mitigation Policy

RFF Discussion Paper No. 08-16
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 23 May 2009 Last Revised: 17 May 2014
Harvard Kennedy School, Resources for the Future, Duke University - Nicholas School of Environment, Resources for the Future and Duke University
Downloads 126 (188,687)
Citation 12

Abstract:

global warming damages, mitigation cost, climate policy, instrument choice, technology policy

Designing Climate Mitigation Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w15022
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 03 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2010
Harvard Kennedy School, Resources for the Future, Duke University - Nicholas School of Environment, Resources for the Future and Duke University
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Citation 12

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Issues in Designing U.S. Climate Change Policy

RFF Discussion Paper No. 08-20
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Feb 2009
Joseph E. Aldy and William A. Pizer
Harvard Kennedy School and Duke University
Downloads 143 (162,473)
Citation 3

Abstract:

cap-and-trade, carbon tax, cost containment, competitiveness

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Climate Policy Design Under Uncertainty

RFF Discussion Paper No. 05-44
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Jan 2006
William A. Pizer
Duke University
Downloads 139 (163,391)
Citation 6

Abstract:

carbon, climate, policy, intensity, global warming, uncertainty, price, quantity

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Citation 49

Regulating Stock Externalities Under Uncertainty

RFF Working Paper No. 99-10 Revision
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 26 Jun 2000
Richard G. Newell and William A. Pizer
Duke University - Nicholas School of Environment and Duke University
Downloads 136 (177,501)
Citation 49

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Regulating Stock Externalities under Uncertainty

Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Forthcoming
Posted: 04 Sep 2002
Richard G. Newell and William A. Pizer
Duke University - Nicholas School of Environment and Duke University

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Stock, externality, policy, regulation, uncertainty, prices, quantities, taxes, tradable permits

Discounting the Distant Future: How Much Do Uncertain Rates Increase Valuations?

Resources For the Future Discussion Paper No. 00-45
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Feb 2003
Richard G. Newell and William A. Pizer
Duke University - Nicholas School of Environment and Duke University
Downloads 134 (179,629)
Citation 28

Abstract:

Discounting, uncertainty, interest rate forecasting, climate policy,intergenerational equity

Discounting the Distant Future: How Much Do Uncertain Rates Increase Valuations?

Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Forthcoming
Posted: 09 Nov 2003
Richard G. Newell and William A. Pizer
Duke University - Nicholas School of Environment and Duke University

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Discounting, uncertainty, interest rate forecasting, climate policy,intergenerational equity

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Downloads 132 (181,306)
Citation 8

Prices versus Quantities versus Bankable Quantities

RFF Discussion Paper No. 08-32-REV
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2008
Harrison G. Fell, Ian A. MacKenzie and William A. Pizer
Resources for the Future, University of Queensland - School of Economics and Duke University
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Citation 8

Abstract:

welfare, prices, quantities, climate change

Prices versus Quantities versus Bankable Quantities

Duke Environmental and Energy Economics Working Paper Series
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2014
Ian A. MacKenzie, Harrison G. Fell and William A. Pizer
University of Queensland - School of Economics, Resources for the Future and Duke University
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Citation 8

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prices, quantities, climate change, allowance banking

Prices Versus Quantities Versus Bankable Quantities

NBER Working Paper No. w17878
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Mar 2012
Harrison G. Fell, Ian A. MacKenzie and William A. Pizer
Resources for the Future, University of Queensland - School of Economics and Duke University
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Citation 8

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Balancing Cost and Emissions Certainty: An Allowance Reserve for Cap-and-Trade

RFF Discussion Paper No. 08-24
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Aug 2008
Brian C. Murray, Richard G. Newell and William A. Pizer
Duke University, Duke University - Nicholas School of Environment and Duke University
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Citation 19

Abstract:

climate change, regulation, uncertainty, welfare, prices, quantities

Balancing Cost and Emissions Certainty: An Allowance Reserve for Cap-and-Trade

NBER Working Paper No. w14258
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Aug 2008
Brian C. Murray, Richard G. Newell and William A. Pizer
Duke University, Duke University - Nicholas School of Environment and Duke University
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Citation 19

Abstract:

Facing the Climate Change Challenge in a Global Economy

Duke Environmental Economics Working Paper No. 12-02
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Jan 2012
Lee Branstetter and William A. Pizer
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Duke University
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Facing the Climate Change Challenge in a Global Economy

NBER Working Paper No. w18214
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Jul 2012
Lee Branstetter and William A. Pizer
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Duke University
Downloads 6 (540,602)

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Carbon Markets: Past, Present, and Future

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 12-51
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 08 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2013
Richard G. Newell, William A. Pizer and Daniel Raimi
Duke University - Nicholas School of Environment, Duke University and Duke University
Downloads 55 (318,822)

Abstract:

carbon market, tradable permit, allowance, climate change, greenhouse gas

Carbon Markets: Past, Present and Future

Duke Environmental and Energy Economics Working Paper EE 13-01
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Jul 2014
Richard G. Newell, William A. Pizer and Daniel Raimi
Duke University - Nicholas School of Environment, Duke University and Duke University
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carbon market, tradable permit, allowance, climate change, greenhouse gas

Carbon Markets: Past, Present, and Future

NBER Working Paper No. w18504
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 24 May 2014
Richard G. Newell, William A. Pizer and Daniel Raimi
Duke University - Nicholas School of Environment, Duke University and Duke University
Downloads 15 (490,368)

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Carbon Markets: Past, Present, and Future

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 6, Issue 1, pp. 191-215, 2014
Posted: 08 Oct 2014
Richard G. Newell, William A. Pizer and Daniel Raimi
Duke University - Nicholas School of Environment, Duke University and Duke University

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Voluntary Environmental Regulation in Developing Countries: Mexico’s Clean Industry Program

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 07-36-REV
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2010
Resources for the Future, Oklahoma State University - Tulsa, Duke University, National Institute of Ecology and Government of Mexico - Instituto Nacional de Ecología
Downloads 81 (242,304)
Citation 3

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Voluntary Environmental Regulation, Duration Analysis, Propensity Score Matching, Mexico

Comparing Emissions Mitigation Efforts Across Countries

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 419
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 Dec 2015
William A. Pizer, Joseph E. Aldy and Keigo Akimoto
Duke University, Harvard Kennedy School and Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth
Downloads 41 (363,462)

Abstract:

climate change, emissions mitigation, climate pledges, evaluation, climate change policy

Comparing Emissions Mitigation Efforts Across Countries

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper 15-32
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 14 Jul 2015
Joseph E. Aldy, William A. Pizer and Keigo Akimoto
Harvard Kennedy School, Duke University and Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth
Downloads 37 (378,329)

Abstract:

emissions mitigation, international environmental agreements, modeling analysis, reciprocity, policy surveillance, intended nationally determined contributions

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The Performance of Voluntary Climate Programs: Climate Wise and 1605(b)

RFF Discussion Paper No. 08-13-REV
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 18 May 2010
Duke University, Resources for the Future and Resources for the Future
Downloads 76 (255,127)
Citation 2

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voluntary, regulation, energy, climate change

The Competitiveness Impacts of Climate Change Mitigation Policies

Duke Environmental Economics Working Paper No. 12-01
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Jan 2012
Joseph E. Aldy and William A. Pizer
Harvard Kennedy School and Duke University
Downloads 63 (297,482)
Citation 7

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The Competitiveness Impacts of Climate Change Mitigation Policies

NBER Working Paper No. w17705
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 Dec 2011
Joseph E. Aldy and William A. Pizer
Harvard Kennedy School and Duke University
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Citation 7

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Managing Costs in a U.S. Greenhouse Gas Trading Program: A Workshop Summary

RFF Discussion Paper No. 08-23
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2013
Marika Tatsutani and William A. Pizer
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Duke University
Downloads 68 (263,041)
Citation 2

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cost containment, greenhouse gases, cap-and-trade, safety valve, allowance reserve, uncertainty, banking and borrowing, offsets, price volatility, carbon Fed

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A U.S. Perspective on Future Climate Regimes

RFF Discussion Paper No. 07-04
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 13 May 2013
William A. Pizer
Duke University
Downloads 67 (273,462)

Abstract:

climate change, international treaty, Kyoto, emissions trading

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Regional Patterns of U.S. Household Carbon Emissions

Climatic Change, September 2009
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 Oct 2009
William A. Pizer, James N. Sanchirico and Michael B. Batz
Duke University, University of California, Davis - Environmental Science and Policy and Resources for the Future
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Endogenizing Technological Change: Matching Empirical Evidence to Modeling Needs

NBER Working Paper No. w13053
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Jun 2007
William A. Pizer and David Popp
Duke University and Syracuse University - Department of Public Administration
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Citation 7

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Comparability of Effort in International Climate Policy Architecture

HKS Working Paper No. RWP14-006
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 16 Jun 2014
Joseph E. Aldy and William A. Pizer
Harvard Kennedy School and Duke University
Downloads 25 (366,767)

Abstract:

climate change, climate policy

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Roadmap for Implementing a Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading System in Chile: Core Design Options and Policy Decision-Making Considerations

Motu Working Paper No. 12-14
Number of pages: 277 Posted: 08 Feb 2013
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Cener for Clean Air Policy, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research (CEEPR), Pontificia Universidad Catolina, Centro de Cambio Global UC, Cambio Climatico & Desarrollo Consultores, Grasty Quintana Majlis & Cía, Environmental Defense Fund, Göteborg University - Department of Economics, Duke University, AEA Technology PLC and Baker & McKenzie LLP, London
Downloads 25 (314,253)

Abstract:

emissions trading, greenhouse gas emissions trading, greenhouse gases, climate change

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Mobilizing the Private Sector: Quantity-Performance Instruments for Public Climate Funds

Duke Environmental and Energy Economics Working Paper EE 12-09
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Jul 2014
Arunabha Ghosh, Benito Muller, William A. Pizer and Gernot Wagner
Council on Energy, Environment and Water, Oxford Climate Policy, Duke University and Harvard John A. Paulson School Of Engineering And Applied Sciences
Downloads 17 (373,968)

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Comparing Emission Mitigation Effort

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Jun 2015
Joseph E. Aldy, William A. Pizer and Keigo Akimoto
Harvard Kennedy School, Duke University and Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth
Downloads 14 (385,360)

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emission mitigation, international environmental agreements, modeling analysis, reciprocity, policy surveillance, intended nationally determined contributions

Terminating Links between Emission Trading Programs

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper 14-28
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 14 Dec 2014
William A. Pizer and Andrew J. Yates
Duke University and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Economics
Downloads 12 (507,969)

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Terminating Links between Emission Trading Programs

NBER Working Paper No. w20393
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Aug 2014
William A. Pizer and Andrew J. Yates
Duke University and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Economics
Downloads 1 (575,366)

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Indexed Regulation

NBER Working Paper No. w13991
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 May 2008
Richard G. Newell and William A. Pizer
Duke University - Nicholas School of Environment and Duke University
Downloads 5 (502,835)
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Distributional Impacts of Energy Taxes

NBER Working Paper No. w23318
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Apr 2017
William A. Pizer and Steven Sexton
Duke University and North Carolina State University - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
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Transparency, Policy Surveillance, and the Comparison of Mitigation Efforts

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper 16-46
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 Nov 2016
Joseph E. Aldy, William A. Pizer and Keigo Akimoto
Harvard Kennedy School, Duke University and Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth
Downloads 0 (472,071)

Abstract:

Emissions Mitigation, International Environmental Agreements, Modeling Analysis, Policy Surveillance, Comparability of Effort, Nationally Determined Contributions

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Prices Versus Quantities with Policy Updating

NBER Working Paper No. w22379
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Jul 2016
William A. Pizer and Brian Prest
Duke University and Duke University
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Who Did the Ethanol Tax Credit Benefit? An Event Analysis of Subsidy Incidence

NBER Working Paper No. w21968
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Feb 2016
David A. Bielen, Richard G. Newell and William A. Pizer
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Duke University - Nicholas School of Environment and Duke University
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