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Program 2009: Natural Resources and Environmental Economics Workshop

Winter 2009  (Archives)

Location : McGill University
855 Sherbrooke West, Leacock 429 Pavillon
9:00 – 12:00

Workshop Poster

9 janvier / January 9
Responsable / In charge : 1) Amrita Ray Chaudhuri (Tilburg University)
2) Jérémy Lucchetti (HEC Montréal)
Sujet / Topic : 1) Transboundary Pollution, Trade Liberalization, and Environmental Taxes (slides)
2) Rights on What Is Left

 

16 janvier / January 16
Responsable / In charge : 1) Julien Daubanes (Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich)
2) Artyom Durnev (McGill University, Faculty of Management)
Sujet / Topic : 1) Exhaustible Resources Taxation and the Dynamics of Resource-Rich Countries’ GDPs
2) The Resource Curse : A Corporate Transparency Channel

 

23 janvier / January 23
Responsable / In charge : 1) Eric Bahel (Université de Montréal, CIREQ)
2) Walid Marrouch (HEC Montréal)
Sujet / Topic : 1) Optimal Management of Strategic Reserves of Nonrenewable Natural Resources
2) 2×2 Axiomatic Bargaining in Trade-Environment Negotiations

Bibliographie / Bibliography :
Thomson, William (1987), “Monotonicity of Bargaining Solutions with Respect to the Disagreement Point”, Journal of Economic Theory 42, 50-58.
Chun, Youngsub (1992), “Bargaining Problems with Claims”, Mathematical Social Sciences 24, North-Holland, 19-33.

 

30 janvier / January 30
Responsable / In charge : 1) Vincent Martinet (INRA-Grignon, France)
2) Johnson Kakeu (Université de Montréal)
Sujet / Topic : 1) Defining Sustainability Objectives
2) Estimation of the Hotelling Rule under Stochastic Investment Opportunities

 

6 février / February 6
Responsable / In charge : 1) Étienne de Villemeur (Université de Toulouse et Université de Montréal)
2) Anni Huhtala (MTT Economic Research, Helsinki)
Sujet / Topic : 1) Sharing the Costs of Global Warming
2) Income Effects in Private Provision of Public Goods for Bads : The Interaction between Inconvenience and Confidence in Preferences

 

13 février / February 13
Responsable / In charge : 1) Ngo Van Long (McGill University, CIREQ)
2) Sophie Bernard (Université d’Ottawa)
Sujet / Topic : 1) A Dynamic Principal-Agent Problem as a Feedback Stackelberg Differential Game
2) Is Democracy Good for the Environment?

 

20 février / February 20
Responsable / In charge : 1) Octave Keutiben (Université de Montréal, CIREQ)
2) Didier Tatoutchoup (Université de Montréal, CIREQ)
Sujet / Topic : 1) A Spatial Model of International Trade in Exhaustible Resources
2) Optimal Forestry Contracts under Asymmetry of Information

 

27 février / February 27
Responsable / In charge : 1) Alexandre Croutzet (Université du Québec à Montréal)
2) Bruno Nkuiya (Université de Montréal, CIREQ)
Sujet / Topic : 1) The Design of Property Rights in Presence of Market Power
2) The Effects of the Length of the Period of Commitment on the Stability and the Size of International Environmental Agreements

 

6 mars / March 6
Responsable / In charge : 1) Yevenunye Keoula (HEC Montréal)
2) Calvin Atewamba (Université de Montréal, CIREQ)
3) Enrique Calfucura (McGill University)
Sujet / Topic : 1) Farsightedness in a Coalitional Great Fish War
2) Bayesian Estimation of the Hotelling Rule under Increasing Average Extraction Cost
3) Asymmetries in International Environmental Agreements

Bibliographie / Bibliography :
Barrett, S. (2001), “International Cooperation for Sale”, European Economic Review 45, 1835-1850.>
Fuentes-Albero, C. & S.J. Rubio (2007), “Can International Environmental Cooperation Be Bought?”, 32 pages.
McGinty, M. (2007), “International Environmental Agreements among Asymmetric Nations”, Oxford Economic Papers 59, 45–62.

13 mars / March 13
Responsable / In charge :
1) Boyan Jovanovic (New York University)
2) John Hartwick (Queen’s University)
Sujet / Topic : 1) Bubbles in Prices of Exhaustible Resources; Slides
2) The Discount Rate and the Value of Remaining Years of Life

 

20 mars / March 20
Responsable / In charge : 1) Soren Anderson (Michigan State University)
Sujet / Topic : 1) Using Loopholes to Reveal the Marginal Cost of Regulation : The Case of Fuel-Economy Standards

 

27 mars / March 27
Responsable / In charge : 1) Guiomar Martín-Herrán (Universidad de Valladolid)
2) Colin Rowat (University of Birmingham)
Sujet / Topic : 1) Non-Renewable Resources, Trade and Sustainable Growth
2) An Exchange Economy with Pillage

 

3 avril / April 3
Responsable / In charge : 1) Charles Mason (University of Wyoming)
2) Stephen Salant (University of Michigan)
Sujet / Topic : 1) Why Do Firms Hold Oil Stockpiles?
2) An Experimental Test of the Partnership Solution to the Common Property Problem

Bibliographie / Bibliography :
Heintzelman, M.D., S.W. Salant, S. Schott (2007), “Putting Free-Rriding to Work : A Partnership Solution to the Common-Property Problem”, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management.


10 avril / April 10
Congé de Pâques / Easter Break

 

17 avril / April 17
Responsable / In charge : 1) Stefan Ambec (INRA Toulouse)
2) Hassan Benchekroun (McGill University, CIREQ)
Sujet / Topic : 1) Fair Intergenerational Sharing of a Natural Resource
2) On Cleaner Technologies in a Transboundary Pollution Game

 

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