Carolyn Fischer

Resources for the Future

Fellow, Energy and Natural Resources Division

1616 P Street, NW

Washington, DC 20036

United States

http://www.rff.org/~fischer

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Scholarly Papers (31)

1.

Combining Policies for Renewable Energy: Is the Whole Less than the Sum of its Parts?

Resource for the Future Discussion Paper No. 10-19
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Mar 2010
Carolyn Fischer and Louis Preonas
Resources for the Future and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
Downloads 1,669 (9,460)
Citation 9

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environment, technology, externality, policy, climate change, renewable energy

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Comparing Policies to Combat Emissions Leakage: Border Carbon Adjustments versus Rebates

RFF Discussion Paper No. 09-02-REV
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 25 May 2014
Carolyn Fischer and Alan K. Fox
Resources for the Future and U.S. International Trade Commission
Downloads 426 (65,823)
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environmental tax, rebate, border tax adjustment, emissions leakage, climate

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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 382 (74,920)
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Technological Innovation, Pollution Control, Welfare Impacts, Social Planning Model

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Combining Rebates with Carbon Taxes: Optimal Strategies for Coping with Emissions Leakage and Tax Interactions

RFF Discussion Paper No. 09-12
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 May 2009
Carolyn Fischer and Alan K. Fox
Resources for the Future and U.S. International Trade Commission
Downloads 269 (110,657)
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carbon tax, tax interaction, carbon leakage

Multinational Taxation and International Emissions Trading

FEEM Working Paper No. 38.2002
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Jun 2002
Carolyn Fischer
Resources for the Future
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Emissions Permits, Transfer Pricing, Taxation, Multinational Corporations

Multinational Taxation and International Emissions Trading

Resource and Energy Economics, Vol. 28, No. 2, 2006, FEEM Working Paper No. 38.2002
Posted: 26 Mar 2008
Carolyn Fischer
Resources for the Future

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Emissions Permits, Transfer Pricing, Taxation, Multinational Corporations

Canada – Renewable Energy: Implications for WTO Law on Green and Not-so-Green Subsidies

FEEM Working Paper No. 94.2014
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 14 Nov 2014
Steve Charnovitz and Carolyn Fischer
George Washington University - Law School and Resources for the Future
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Feed-in-Tariff, Renewable Energy, Subsidies, International Trade, WTO, Green Growth, Local Content Requirement

Canada – Renewable Energy: Implications for WTO Law on Green and Not-so-Green Subsidies

Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies Research Paper No. 2014/109
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Dec 2014
Steve Charnovitz and Carolyn Fischer
George Washington University - Law School and Resources for the Future
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Renewable energy, subsidies, environment, WTO, dispute settlement

Environmental and Technology Policy Options in the Electricity Sector: Interactions and Outcomes

FEEM Working Paper No. 067.2014
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 15 Jul 2014
Carolyn Fischer, Richard G. Newell and Louis Preonas
Resources for the Future, Duke University - Nicholas School of Environment and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
Downloads 71 (323,127)

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Climate Change, Cap-and-Trade, Renewable Energy, Portfolio Standards, Subsidies, Spillovers, Energy Efficiency, Electricity

Environmental and Technology Policy Options in the Electricity Sector: Interactions and Outcomes

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper 13-20
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 04 May 2014
Carolyn Fischer, Richard G. Newell and Louis Preonas
Resources for the Future, Duke University - Nicholas School of Environment and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
Downloads 45 (403,901)

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climate change, cap-and-trade, renewable energy, portfolio standards, subsidies, spillovers, energy efficiency, electricity

Environmental and Technology Policy Options in the Electricity Sector: Interactions and Outcomes

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4757
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 15 May 2014
Carolyn Fischer, Richard G. Newell and Louis Preonas
Resources for the Future, Duke University - Nicholas School of Environment and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
Downloads 24 (502,225)

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climate change, cap-and-trade, renewable energy, portfolio standards, subsidies, spillovers, energy efficiency, electricity

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A Guide for the Concerned: Guidance on the Elaboration and Implementation of Border Carbon Adjustment

Entwined Policy Report No. 03
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Nov 2012
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, Resources for the Future, affiliation not provided to SSRN, New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (Inc) (NZIER), affiliation not provided to SSRN and International Institute for Sustainable Development
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BCA, BTA, border measures, trade, climate change, adjustment, competitiveness, WTO

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Alternative Climate Policies and Intertemporal Emissions Leakage: Quantifying the Green Paradox

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 12-16
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 Apr 2012
Carolyn Fischer and Stephen W. Salant
Resources for the Future and University of Michigan
Downloads 110 (242,686)

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green paradox, climate change, exhaustible resources

Automobile Fuel Economy Standards: Impacts, Efficiency, and Alternatives

Resources for the Future DP 10-45, 2010
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Oct 2010
Michigan State University - Department of Economics, Resources for the Future, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and Resources for the Future
Downloads 65 (339,088)
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fuel economy regulations, costs, welfare effects, climate change, feebates

Automobile Fuel Economy Standards: Impacts, Efficiency, and Alternatives

NBER Working Paper No. w16370
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 25 May 2013
Michigan State University - Department of Economics, Resources for the Future, Resources for the Future and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
Downloads 25 (496,208)
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Environmental Protection for Sale: Strategic Green Industrial Policy and Climate Finance

FEEM Working Paper No. 31.2016
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 14 May 2016
Carolyn Fischer
Resources for the Future
Downloads 37 (436,168)

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Green Industrial Policy, Emissions Leakage, Externalities, International Trade, Renewable Energy, Subsidies

Environmental Protection for Sale: Strategic Green Industrial Policy and Climate Finance

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper 16-13
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 Jun 2016
Carolyn Fischer
Resources for the Future
Downloads 34 (449,236)

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Green Industrial Policy, Emissions Leakage, Externalities, International Trade, Renewable Energy, Subsidies

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A Theory of Multi-Tier Ecolabel Competition

Ross School of Business Paper No. 1319
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 19 Jun 2016
Carolyn Fischer and Thomas P. Lyon
Resources for the Future and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 67 (329,681)

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multi-tier ecolabels

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Understanding Errors in EIA Projections of Energy Demand

RFF Discussion Paper No. 07-54
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Nov 2008
Resources for the Future, Compass Lexecon and Resources for the Future
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EIA, energy forecasting, bias

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Strategic Subsidies for Green Goods

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper 16-12
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 03 Jun 2016
Carolyn Fischer
Resources for the Future
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International Trade, Subsidies, Imperfect Competition, Externalities, Emissions Leakage

Strategic Subsidies for Green Goods

FEEM Working Paper No. 30.2016
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Apr 2016
Carolyn Fischer
Resources for the Future
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International Trade, Subsidies, Imperfect Competition, Externalities, Emissions Leakage

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Robust Policies Against Emission Leakage: The Case for Upstream Subsidies

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4742
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 May 2014
Carolyn Fischer, Mads Greaker and Knut Einar Rosendahl
Resources for the Future, Statistics Norway and Norwegian University of Life Sciences
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strategic environmental policy, carbon leakage, abatement technology

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Imperfect Competition, Consumer Behavior, and the Provision of Fuel Efficiency in Light-Duty Vehicles

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 10-60
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Jan 2011
Carolyn Fischer
Resources for the Future
Downloads 62 (343,075)
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fuel economy, regulation, imperfect competition, price discrimination

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Emissions Targets and the Real Business Cycle: Intensity Targets Versus Caps or Taxes

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper RFF DP 09-47-REV
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 07 May 2011
Carolyn Fischer and Michael Springborn
Resources for the Future and Independent
Downloads 61 (345,877)
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emissions tax, cap-and-trade, intensity target, business cycle

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Better Together? The Implications of Linking Canada - US Greenhouse Gas Policies

C.D. Howe Institute
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Sep 2010
Dave Sawyer and Carolyn Fischer
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Resources for the Future
Downloads 52 (373,068)

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Economic Growth and Innovation, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, Canada, US, emissions trading system

Second-Best Analysis of European Energy Policy: Is One Bird in the Hand Worth Two in the Bush?

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 15-079
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Jan 2016
Michael Hübler, Oliver Schenker and Carolyn Fischer
Leibniz Universität Hannover, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH and Resources for the Future
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second-best, climate policy, energy policy, feed-in tariff, power sector, EU

Second-Best Analysis of European Energy Policy: Is One Bird in the Hand Worth Two in the Bush?

FEEM Working Paper No. 106.2015
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2016
Michael Hübler, Oliver Schenker and Carolyn Fischer
Leibniz Universität Hannover, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH and Resources for the Future
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Second-best, Climate Policy, Energy Policy, Feed-in tariff, Power Sector, EU

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The Global Effects of Subglobal Climate Policies

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 10-48
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Oct 2010
University of Oldenburg - Economic Policy, Resources for the Future and Norwegian University of Life Sciences
Downloads 42 (407,324)
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cap-and-trade, emissions leakage, border carbon adjustments, output-based allocation, general equilibrium model

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Output-Based Allocation of Emissions Permits for Mitigating the Leakage and Competitiveness Issues for the Japanese Economy

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 11-40
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 05 Jan 2012
Kyoto Sangyo University, Waseda University - School of Political Science and Economics, Resources for the Future, U.S. International Trade Commission and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 40 (414,843)

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climate change, emissions trading, emissions permit allocations, output-based allocation, auction, grandfathering, international competitiveness, carbon leakage, CGE analysis

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Cost-Effective Unilateral Climate Policy Design: Size Matters

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 11-34
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 31 Dec 2011
University of Oldenburg - Economic Policy, Resources for the Future and Norwegian University of Life Sciences
Downloads 38 (422,659)

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emissions leakage, border carbon adjustments, output-based allocation

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Strategic Technology Policy as a Supplement to Renewable Energy Standards

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5710
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Feb 2016
Carolyn Fischer, Mads Greaker and Knut Einar Rosendahl
Resources for the Future, Statistics Norway and Norwegian University of Life Sciences
Downloads 36 (430,704)

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Climate Policy and Fiscal Constraints: Do Tax Interactions Outweigh Carbon Leakage?

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 12-19
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Sep 2012
Carolyn Fischer and Alan K. Fox
Resources for the Future and U.S. International Trade Commission
Downloads 28 (466,219)

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climate policy, carbon leakage, tax interactions, border adjustments

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How Should Support for Climate-Friendly Technologies Be Designed?

Centre for European Policy Studies, Policy Briefs
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 18 Oct 2011
Resources for the Future, Center for International Climate and Environmental Research (CICERO), affiliation not provided to SSRN, Göteborg University - Department of Economics and IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute
Downloads 18 (521,013)

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climate, energy, greenhouse gas, GHG, emissions reductions

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Monopoly Extraction of an Exhaustible Resource with Two Markets

Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 37, No. 1, pp. 178-188, February 2004
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Mar 2004
Carolyn Fischer and Ramanan Laxminarayan
Resources for the Future and The Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP)
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Environmental Macroeconomics: Environmental Policy, Business Cycles, and Directed Technical Change

NBER Working Paper No. w18794
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2014
Garth Heutel and Carolyn Fischer
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics and Resources for the Future
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Environmental Macroeconomics: Environmental Policy, Business Cycles, and Directed Technical Change

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 5, Issue 1, pp. 197-210, 2013
Posted: 11 Oct 2013
Carolyn Fischer and Garth Heutel
Resources for the Future and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics

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Horizontal Equity Effects in Energy Regulation

NBER Working Paper No. w24033
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Nov 2017
Carolyn Fischer and William A. Pizer
Resources for the Future and Duke University
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Competing Environmental Labels

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 23, Issue 3, pp. 692-716, 2014
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Jul 2014
Carolyn Fischer and Thomas P. Lyon
Resources for the Future and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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Does Trade Help or Hinder the Conservation of Natural Resources?

Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 103-121, 2010
Posted: 25 Jan 2010
Carolyn Fischer
Resources for the Future

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F13, Q27, Q57

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The Complex Interactions of Markets for Endangered Species Products

Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Vol. 48, No. 2, 2004
Posted: 26 Mar 2008
Carolyn Fischer
Resources for the Future

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Endangered species, Black markets, CITES, Poaching, Stigma