Ralph Winkler

University of Bern - Department of Economics

Schanzeneckstrasse 1

Bern, 3001

Switzerland

http://www.ralph-winkler.de

University of Bern - Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research

Zähringerstrasse 25

Bern, 3012

Switzerland

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Numerical Solution of Optimal Control Problems with Constant Control Delays

Computational Economics, Vol. 31, pp. 181-206, 2008
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2008
University of Heidelberg - Interdisciplinary Institute for Environmental Economics, University of Bern - Department of Economics, Heidelberg University - Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH and Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing
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delayed differential equations, delayed optimal control, numerical optimization, time-to-build

Numerical Solution of Optimal Control Problems With Constant Control Delays

CER-ETH - Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich, Working Paper No. 06/59
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 Nov 2006
University of Heidelberg - Interdisciplinary Institute for Environmental Economics, University of Bern - Department of Economics, Heidelberg University - Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH and Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing
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delayed differential equations, delayed optimal control, numerical optimization, time-to-build

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The Effect of Kyoto Emission Targets on Domestic CO2 Emissions: A Synthetic Control Approach

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2014
Christian Almer and Ralph Winkler
University of Bath - Department of Economics and University of Bern - Department of Economics
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Climate Policy, International Environmental Agreements, Kyoto Protocol, Synthetic Control Method

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Strategic Behavior in IEAs: When and Why Countries Joined the Kyoto Protocol

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2013
Christian Almer and Ralph Winkler
University of Bath - Department of Economics and University of Bern - Department of Economics
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Climate Change, Generalized Response Models, International Environmental Agreements, Kyoto Protocol

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Valuation of Ecosystem Goods and Services Part 1: An Integrated Dynamic Approach

Ecological Economics, Vol. 59, No. 1, pp. 82-93, 2006
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2008
Ralph Winkler
University of Bern - Department of Economics
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Dynamic optimization, Ecosystem goods and services, Environmental valuation

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Why do ICDPs Fail? The Relationship Between Agriculture, Hunting and Ecotourism in Wildlife Conservation

Resource and Energy Economics, Vol. 33, No. 1, pp. 55-78, 2011
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2011
Ralph Winkler
University of Bern - Department of Economics
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bio-economic modelling, competing land-use, ecotourism, integrated conservation and development projects, poaching, wildlife and habitat conservation

Now or Never: Environmental Protection Under Hyperbolic Discounting

CER - ETH - Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich, Working Paper No. 06/60
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2009
Ralph Winkler
University of Bern - Department of Economics
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Environmental policy, Environmental protection, Hyperbolic discounting, Intertemporal decision theory, Procrastination, Time-(in)consistency

Now or Never: Environmental Protection under Hyperbolic Discounting

Economics: The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal, Vol. 3, 2009
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2009
Ralph Winkler
University of Bern - Department of Economics
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Environmental policy, Environmental protection, Hyperbolic discounting, Markov perfect equilibria, Time-inconsistency

Now or Never: Environmental Protection Under Hyperbolic Discounting

Economics: The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal, Vol. 3, 2009-12
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Dec 2010
Ralph Winkler
University of Bern - Department of Economics
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Environmental policy, environmental protection, hyperbolic discounting, Markov perfect equilibria, time-inconsistency

Now or Never: Environmental Protection Under Hyperbolic Discounting

Economics Discussion Paper No. 2009-4
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Dec 2010
Ralph Winkler
University of Bern - Department of Economics
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Environmental policy, environmental protection, hyperbolic discounting, Markov perfect equilibria, tme-inconsistency

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Growth and Welfare under Endogenous Lifetime

Bath Economics Research Papers No. 47/16
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 11 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2016
Maik T. Schneider and Ralph Winkler
University of Bath and University of Bern - Department of Economics
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annuities, economic growth, endogenous longevity, healthcare expenditures, healthcare technology, moral hazard, pension systems, welfare analysis

Growth and Welfare Under Endogenous Lifetime

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6367
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 27 Mar 2017
Maik T. Schneider and Ralph Winkler
University of Bath and University of Bern - Department of Economics
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annuities, economic growth, endogenous longevity, healthcare expenditures, healthcare technology, moral hazard, pension systems, welfare analysis

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International Emission Permit Markets with Refunding

CER-ETH - Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich, Working Paper No. 08/97
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Oct 2008
Hans Gersbach and Ralph Winkler
ETH Zurich - CER-ETH -Center of Economic Reseaarch and University of Bern - Department of Economics
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climate change mitigation, global refunding scheme, international permit markets, international agreements, tradeable permits

International Emission Permit Markets with Refunding

European Economic Review, Vol. 55, pp. 759-773, 2011
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2011
Hans Gersbach and Ralph Winkler
ETH Zurich - CER-ETH -Center of Economic Reseaarch and University of Bern - Department of Economics
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climate change mitigation, global refunding scheme, international permit markets, international agreements, tradeable permits

International Emission Permit Markets with Refunding

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7035
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Dec 2008
Hans Gersbach and Ralph Winkler
ETH Zurich - CER-ETH -Center of Economic Reseaarch and University of Bern - Department of Economics
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climate change mitigation, global refunding scheme, international agreements, international permit markets, tradeable permits

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On the Design of Global Refunding and Climate Change

CER-ETH - Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich, Working Paper No. 07/69
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Jun 2007
Hans Gersbach and Ralph Winkler
ETH Zurich - CER-ETH -Center of Economic Reseaarch and University of Bern - Department of Economics
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climate change mitigation, global refunding scheme, international agreements, self-enforcing mechanisms

On the Design of Global Refunding and Climate Change

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6379
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 May 2008
Hans Gersbach and Ralph Winkler
ETH Zurich - CER-ETH -Center of Economic Reseaarch and University of Bern - Department of Economics
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Climate change mitigation, global refunding scheme, international agreements, self-enforcing mechanisms

Trading Off Generations: Infinitely-Lived Agent Versus OLG

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 26 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2011
University of Bath, University of California, Berkeley and University of Bern - Department of Economics
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climate change, discounting, infinitely-lived agents, intergenerational equity, overlapping generations, time preference

Trading Off Generations: Infinitely Lived Agent Versus OLG

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3743
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Feb 2012
University of Bath, University of California, Berkeley and University of Bern - Department of Economics
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climate change, discounting, infinitely lived agents, intergenerational equity, overlapping generations, time preference

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The Role of Environmental and Technology Policies in the Transition to a Low-Carbon Energy Industry

CER-ETH - Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich Working Paper No. 07/71
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Jul 2007
Christoph Heinzel and Ralph Winkler
Heidelberg University and University of Bern - Department of Economics
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environmental and technology policy, social vs. individual rates of time preference, time to build, gradual vs. structural technological change, energy industry

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Analyzing the Effectiveness of International Environmental Policies: The Case of the Kyoto Protocol

Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 82: 125–151, 2017
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 17 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2019
Christian Almer and Ralph Winkler
University of Bath - Department of Economics and University of Bern - Department of Economics
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Climate Policy, International Environmental Agreements, Kyoto Protocol, Synthetic Control Method

Political Influence on Non-Cooperative International Climate Policy

Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 66: 219–234, 2013
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2019
Wolfgang Habla and Ralph Winkler
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research - Environmental and Resource Economics, Environmental Management Research and University of Bern - Department of Economics
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non-cooperative climate policy, political economy, emissions trading, environmental awareness

Political Influence on Non-Cooperative International Climate Policy

University of Bern - Department of Economics Working Paper No. 11-06
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 31 Aug 2011
Ralph Winkler and Wolfgang Habla
University of Bern - Department of Economics and ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research - Environmental and Resource Economics, Environmental Management Research
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non-cooperative climate policy, political economy, emissions trading, organization of interest groups, environmental awareness

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Sustainable Climate Treaties

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Jun 2011
Hans Gersbach, Noemi Hummel and Ralph Winkler
ETH Zurich - CER-ETH -Center of Economic Reseaarch, ETH Zürich - CER-ETH - Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich and University of Bern - Department of Economics
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climate change mitigation, refunding scheme, international agreements, sustainable treaty

Sustainable Climate Treaties

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6385
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Apr 2017
Hans Gersbach, Noemi Hummel and Ralph Winkler
ETH Zurich - CER-ETH -Center of Economic Reseaarch, ETH Zürich - CER-ETH - Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich and University of Bern - Department of Economics
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climate change mitigation, refunding scheme, international agreements, sustainable treaty

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Price Ambivalence on the German Waste Paper Market. Stylized Facts and a Dynamic Model

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 13 Jan 2008
Ralph Winkler and Stefan Baumgärtner
University of Bern - Department of Economics and University of Freiburg - Department of Environment and Natural Resources
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price ambivalence, waste paper, secondary resources, costly disposal, environmental law

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A Note on the Optimal Control of Stocks Accumulating with a Delay

Macroeconomic Dynamics, Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. 565-578, 2011
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2012
Ralph Winkler
University of Bern - Department of Economics
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additively separable objective, delayed optimal control, differential- difference equations, time-to-build

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Optimal Control of Pollutants with Delayed Stock Accumulation

CER-ETH - Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich, Working Paper No. 08/91
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Jul 2008
Ralph Winkler
University of Bern - Department of Economics
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additively separable objective, approximated objective, delayed optimal control, optimal pollution control

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Valuation of Ecosystem Goods and Services Part 2: Implications of Unpredictable Novel Change

Ecological Economics, Vol. 59, No. 1, pp. 94-105, 2006
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2008
Ralph Winkler
University of Bern - Department of Economics
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Complexity, Dynamic optimization, Ecosystem goods and services, Environmental valuation, Ignorance, Novel change

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Optimal Dynamic Scale and Structure of a Multi-Pollution Economy

Ecological Economics, Vol. 68, No. 4, pp. 1226-1238, 2009
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2014
Stefan Baumgärtner, Frank Joest and Ralph Winkler
University of Freiburg - Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Heidelberg University - Alfred Weber Institute for Economics and University of Bern - Department of Economics
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dynamic economy-environment interaction, multi-pollutant emissions, non-monotonic development, optimal scale, stock pollution, structural change

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Intertemporal Efficiency and Equity Under Hyperbolic Preferences. Ex Ante Versus Ex Post Procrastination

University of Heidelberg Department of Economics Discussion Paper No. 402
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Jan 2008
Ralph Winkler
University of Bern - Department of Economics
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dynamic optimization, emission abatement, hyperbolic preferences, intergenerational equity, intertemporal decision theory, procrastination

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Does 'Better' Discounting Lead to 'Worse' Outcomes in Long-Run Decisions? The Dilemma of Hyperbolic Discounting

Ecological Economics, Vol. 57, No. 4, pp. 573-582, 2006
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 05 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2008
Ralph Winkler
University of Bern - Department of Economics
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Hyperbolic discounting, Intergenerational equity, Project evaluation, Time inconsistency

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Global Refunding and Climate Change

Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Vol. 36, No. 11, pp. 1775–1795, 2012
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 13 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2012
Hans Gersbach and Ralph Winkler
ETH Zurich - CER-ETH -Center of Economic Reseaarch and University of Bern - Department of Economics
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climate change mitigation, global refunding scheme, international agreements, incentive-compatible mechanisms

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On the Transition from Instantaneous to Time-Lagged Capital Accumulation: The Case of Leontief-Type Production Functions

Zentum Fuer Europaeische Wirtschaftsforschung (ZEW) - Center for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 05-30
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2008
University of Bern - Department of Economics, University of Heidelberg - Interdisciplinary Institute for Environmental Economics, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH and Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing
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Cyclical optimal paths, numerical optimization, time-lagged optimal control, time-to-build

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Markets, Technology and Environmental Regulation: Price Ambivalence of Waste Paper in Germany

Ecological Economics, Vol. 47, Nos. 2-3, pp. 183-195, 2003
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2015
Stefan Baumgärtner and Ralph Winkler
University of Freiburg - Department of Environment and Natural Resources and University of Bern - Department of Economics
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Price ambivalence, Waste paper, Primary and secondary resources, Waste disposal, Environmental regulation

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Wasted Waste: An Evolutionary Perspective on Industrial By-Products

Ecological Economics, Vol. 68, No. 12, pp. 3026-3033, 2009
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2009
Jakub Kronenberg and Ralph Winkler
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Bern - Department of Economics
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waste management, by-products, pollution, niche, outcome-oriented policy, evolutionary perspective

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Trading Off Generations: Equity, Discounting, and Climate Change

European Economic Review, 56: 1621–1644, 2012
Posted: 31 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2019
University of Bath, University of California, Berkeley and University of Bern - Department of Economics
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climate change, discounting, infinitely lived agents, intergenerational equity, overlapping generations, time preference

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Optimal Compliance With Emission Constraints: Dynamic Characteristics and the Choice of Technique

Environmental and Resource Economics, Vol. 39, pp. 411-432, 2008
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2008
Ralph Winkler
University of Bern - Department of Economics
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climate change mitigation, emission targets, environmental policy, replacement of energy techniques

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Structural Change with Joint Production of Consumption and Environmental Pollution: A Neo-Austrian Approach

Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 111-135, 2005
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2015
Ralph Winkler
University of Bern - Department of Economics
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Environmental pollution, Neo-Austrian capital theory, Innovation of techniques, Joint production, Structural change

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Distorted Time Preferences and Time-to-Build in the Transition to a Low-Carbon Energy Industry

Environmental and Resource Economics, Vol. 49, pp. 217-241, 2011
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 26 May 2014
Christoph Heinzel and Ralph Winkler
Heidelberg University and University of Bern - Department of Economics
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Discounting, Distorted Time Preferences, Energy Industry, Environmental And Technology Policy, Technological Transition, Time-to-Build

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The Intricacy of Adapting to Climate Change: Flood Protection as a Local Public Goods Game

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6382
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Mar 2017
WWZ Universität Basel, University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, University of Basel and University of Bern - Department of Economics
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climate change, adaptation, federalism, asymmetric information, vertical interaction, spillovers, non-cooperative games, signaling

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A Market Mechanism for Sustainable and Efficient Resource Use Under Uncertainty

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6524
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Jul 2017
Martin F. Quaas and Ralph Winkler
German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig and University of Bern - Department of Economics
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auctioning-refunding-mechanism, efficient resource allocation, renewable resources, stochastic resource dynamics, sustainability

Strategic Delegation and International Permit Markets: Why Linking May Fail

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6515
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Jul 2017
Wolfgang Habla and Ralph Winkler
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research - Environmental and Resource Economics, Environmental Management Research and University of Bern - Department of Economics
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Non-Cooperative Climate Policy, Political Economy, Emissions Trading, Linking of Permit Markets, Strategic Delegation, Strategic Voting

Strategic Delegation and International Permit Markets: Why Linking May Fail

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 17-025
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Jul 2017
Wolfgang Habla and Ralph Winkler
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research - Environmental and Resource Economics, Environmental Management Research and University of Bern - Department of Economics
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Non-Cooperative Climate Policy, Political Economy, Emissions Trading, Linking of Permit Markets, Strategic Delegation, Strategic Voting

Strategic Delegation and International Permit Markets: Why Linking May Fail

Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Vol. 92, 2018
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Feb 2019
Wolfgang Habla and Ralph Winkler
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research - Environmental and Resource Economics, Environmental Management Research and University of Bern - Department of Economics
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non-cooperative climate policy, political economy, emissions trading, linking of permit markets, strategic delegation, strategic voting

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Strategic Delegation in the Formation of International Environmental Agreements

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Apr 2019
Sarah Spycher and Ralph Winkler
University of Bern and University of Bern - Department of Economics
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international climate policy, coalition formation game, political economy, strategic delegation, strategic voting