Ingmar Schumacher is Professor of Environmental Economics at IPAG Business School in Paris. He obtained his M.Sc. Economics from the London School of Economics in 2003 and his PhD from the Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve in 2007. His research focuses on environmental economics, with particular emphasis on climate change, migration and endogenous preferences. He recently published, among others, in the European Economic Review, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, and Oxford Economic Papers. He is a co-editor of Environmental & Resource Economics.
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In this article we use the recent Covid-19 crisis to investigate what motivates individuals in their decisions to deal with two externalities, namely disease transmission, in particular social distancing, and the willingness to undertake green expenditure.
The cattle sector, both emissions- and land-intensive, represents a great opportunity for mitigation through reforestation. In this paper, we study the efficiency of land-use regulation. Our analytical results indicate that the subsidy is the best alternative policy to emissions tax, provided that the elasticities of land use and emissions to cattle feeding are close. Interestingly,...
The workshop aims to identify the key uncertainties and debates regarding the role of bioenergy in a climate neutral economy, at national and global scales, and the challenges for the design of climate policies. Speakers and precise time will be confirmed soon.