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Program 2015 (Winter): Natural Resources and Environmental Economics Workshop

Joint with : the departments of economics of the universities of MontréalQuébec à MontréalMcGill and HEC Montréal

Organizers Hassan Benchekroun (McGill U.), Robert Cairns (McGill U.), Gérard Gaudet (U. de Montréal), Pierre Lasserre (UQAM), Justin Leroux (HEC Montréal), Ngo Van Long (McGill U.) & Charles Séguin (UQAM)

Location : Redpath Museum, McGill University, 859 Sherbrooke Street West, room 200

Time : 9:30 – 12:30

Winter 2015 – Workshop Poster
(For a list of past workshops, please click here.)  

January 16, 2015

Katheline Schubert (Maison des Sciences Économiques)
Should We Extract More Shale Gas? The Effect of Climate and Financial Constraints

Cees Withagen (VU University)
A Unified Theory of Carbon Capture and Adaptation Policies for Climate Change

January 23, 2015

Steve Martin (University of Ottawa)
NGO Labels

Karen Pittel (CESifo Group Munich)
The Implications of Energy Input Flexibility for a Resource Dependent Economy

January 30, 2015

Jie He (Université de Sherbrooke)
The Role of Trade in Carbon Leakage : Evidence from Spatial Econometric Models

Saraly Andrade de Sa (ETH Zurich)
Optimal Pro-Biofuel Policies with Land-Use Inertia

Ilyass Dahmouni (HEC Montréal)
Time Consistent Fishery Management under Pollution Control

February 6, 2015

Julien Daubanes (ETH Zürich)
Limit-Pricing and the (In)Effectiveness of the Carbon Tax

Michèle Breton (HEC Montréal)
Pollution Accumulation and Environmental Damage : The Impact of Strategic Learning

February 13, 2015

Chris Ragan (McGill University)
Ecofiscal Policies for a Better Economy and Environment

Sébastien Debia (GERAD) (with David Benatia & Pierre-Olivier Pineault)
Evaluating the CHPE Interconnection Project : Does Strategic Interactions Matters?

February 20, 2015

Marc Santugini (HEC Montréal)
Property Rights, Competitive Markets, and the Use of a Polluting Technology on Resource Extraction

Stefan Behringer (Universität Duisburg-Essen)
Optimal Harvesting of a Spatial Renewable Resource

February 27, 2015

Ida Ferrara (York University)
Consumption Externalities, Product Quality, and the Role of National Treatment

Linda Nostbakken (Norwegian School of Economics)  (with Martino Pelli & Itziar Lazkano)
From Fossil Fuels to Renewables : The Role of Electricity Storage

March 6, 2015

From March 1 to 7 : Study break

March 13, 2015

Soodeh Saberian (University of Ottawa)
Behavioral Impacts of Air Quality Alerts : Cycling and Ozone Alerts in Sydney
Sophie Bernard (Polytechnique Montréal)
Design Choices and Environmental Policies

March 20, 2015

Martino Pelli (Université de Sherbrooke)
Groundwater Depletion Near Roads in the North China Plains

Guillaume Lord (McGill University)
Sectoral International Environmental Agreements with Asymmetric Production Costs

Didier Adjakidje (Université de Montréal)
Willingness to Pay and Effectiveness in the Design of an Efficient REDD+ Mechanism

March 27, 2015

John Hartwick (Queen’s University)
Public Goods, Taxation and Laffer Curves

François Castonguay (UQAM)
Optimal Resource Royalty Contract with Unknown Exploration and Extraction Cost

April 3, 2015


April 10, 2015

Justin Leroux (HEC Montréal)
Track-and-Trade : A Liability Approach to Climate Policy

Louis Hotte (Université d’Ottawa)
Comparative Advantage under Uncertainty and Subsistence Consumption

April 17, 2015

Steve Salant (University of Michigan)
Private Access Fees and Congestion : Is There a Role for the Government After All?

Vincent Martinet (INRA)
Sustainability of an Economy Relying on Two Renewable Assets

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