Energy and Climate Economic Modeling


The conference Energy and Climate Economic Modeling has stimulated the exchange of ideas on new empirical research in energy, climate and environmental economics and policy analysis.

The event has been organized in Prague, on 3-4 November 2016, by the University of Economics Prague and Charles University, as part of the ECOCEP project.

Most of the papers presented at the conference can be downloaded below.


Conference schedule

Thursday, 3 November 2016


09:00 Introduction
Milan Ščasny (Charles University)

Key-note speaker 1
Chair: Milan Ščasny (Charles University)

"Green paradox"
Robert Cairns (McGill University)


Session 1 – Stated preferences
Chair: Anna Alberini (University of Maryland and FEEM)

"To mitigate or not to mitigate: the price elasticity of pro-environmental behavior"
Johannes Diederich, Timo Goeschl (Heidelberg University)
[Paper/abstract] [Presentation]

"Increasing the influence of CO2 emissions information on car purchase"
Ricardo A. Daziano (Cornell University), E.O.D. Waygood, Zachary Petterson, Markéta Braun Kohlová (Charles University)
[Paper/abstract] [Presentation]

"Using expert elicitation to reduce benefit transfers: an application to the Baltic Sea"
Heini Ahtiainen (Natural Resources Institute Finland LUKE), Adán L. Martínez-Cruz (ETH-Zurich)
[Paper/abstract] [Presentation]

"Public acceptability of climate change mitigation policies: discrete choice experiments in three European countries"
Milan Ščasný, Iva Zvěřinová (Charles University), Mikolaj Czajkowski (University of Warsaw), Eva Kyselá (Charles University)
[Paper/abstract] [Presentation]

Key-note speaker 2
Chair: Anna Alberini (University of Maryland and FEEM)

"Climate policy with declining discount rates in a multi-region world: back-of-the-envelope calculations"
Rick van der Ploeg (Oxford University)


Session 2 – Electricity markets
Chair: Silvester van Koten (CERGE-EI) 

"Does daylight saves energy? A meta-analysis"
Tomas Havranek (Charles University and Czech National Bank), Dominik Herman, Zuzana Irsova (Charles University)
[Paper/abstract] [Presentation]

"The impact of renewable energy on electricity transmission system in Central Europe"
Lukáš Rečka, Karel Janda, Jan Málek (Charles University)

"The impact of behavioural and structural remedies on electricity prices: the case of England and Wales electricity markets"
Sherzod N. Tashpulatov (Czech Technical University)

"Willingness to pay for green electricity in the Czech Republic"
Jan V. Novák, Milan Ščasný (Charles University)
[Paper/abstract] [Presentation]


Session 3 – Negotiations, coalitions and agents
Chair: Petr Šauer (University of Economics Prague)

"Conditional pledges in climate agreement negotiations: how far can they carry?"
Florian Landis (ETH-Zurich)
[Paper/abstract] [Presentation]

"Power measures: theory and application to agriculture and environmental issues"
Vera Zaporozhets (TSE)
[Paper/abstract] [Presentation]

"Possibilities of multi-agent model of decentralized energy sources"
Jarmila Zimmermannová, Čermák Petr, Adam Pawliczek (Moravian University College Olomouc)
[Paper/abstract] [Presentation]


Friday, 4 November 2016


Session 4 – Renewable energy
Chair: Milan Ščasný (Charles University) 

"Institutions and cooperation in community-based micro-hydro energy schemes in Kenya"
Edwin Muchapondwa (University of Cape Town)
[Paper/abstract] [Presentation]

"The Swiss wood market: estimating elasticities with time series simultaneous equations"
Nicolas Borzykowski (HEG)
[Paper/abstract] [Presentation]

"Adding fuel to fire? Social spillovers and spatial disparities in the adoption of LPG in India"
Suchita Srinivasan, Stefano Carattini (University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland)
[Paper/abstract] [Presentation]

"Foods, fuels or finances: which prices matter for biofuels?" 
Ondrej Filip, Karel Janda, Ladislav Kristoufeka, David Zilberman (Charles University, VSE Prague, University of California Berkeley)
[Paper/abstract] [Presentation]


Key-note speaker 3
Chair: Edwin Muchapondwa (University of Cape Town)

"Household energy use, energy efficiency, emissions and behaviours"
Anna Alberini (University of Maryland and FEEM)


Session 5 – Firm behaviour
Chair: Edwin Muchapondwa (University of Cape Town)

"Multinational corporations and the EU-ETS: Asset erosion and creeping deindustrialization"
Nils aus dem Moore, Philipp Großkurth, Michael Themann (RWI – Leibniz Institute for Economic Research)
[Paper/abstract] [Presentation]

"The political economy of energy innovation"
Shouro Dasgupta, Enrica De Cian, Elena Verdolini (Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei, Centro Euro-Mediterraneo per i Cambiamenti Climatici)
[Paper/abstract] [Presentation]

"The analysis of the impact of larger aircraft A-380 on the frequency of flights"
Isabelle Laplace, Chantal Latgé-Roucolle, Aliya Ussinova (Toulouse School of Economics, École Nationale de l’Aviation Civle)
[Paper/abstract] [Presentation]

"Economic development under climate change economy-wide and regional effects of climate change in Ethiopia"
Amsalu Woldie Yalew (TU Dresden)
[Paper/abstract] [Presentation]


Session 6 – Energy Efficiency
Chair: Irina Denisova (CEFIR-NES) 

"Regional energy markets: evidence from corporate reporting"
Sergey Dzuba (Irkutsk State University)
[Paper/abstract] [Presentation]

"Price effect on the residential consumption of electricity and gas in Ukraine"
Olha Khymych (Charles University), Anna Alberini (University of Maryland and FEEM), Milan Ščasný (Charles University)

"Thermal insulation in apartment buildings: decision-making process and effect on energy savings" 
Lucie Častorálová (Charles University)
[Paper/abstract] [Presentation]

Session 7 – Environmental economics 
Chair: Johannes Diederich (Heidelberg University)

"Are sharks worth more dead than alive? A stated preference study on shark ecotourism in Costa Rica"
Alicia Berrios, Milan Ščasný (Charles University)
[Paper/abstract] [Presentation]

"Valuing crop conservation in the Czech Republic using a discrete choice experiment"
Nick Tyack, Milan Ščasný (Charles University)
[Paper/abstract] [Presentation]

"Czech farmers’ perception of and adaptation to climate change risks"
Zuzana Martínková (Charles University)
[Paper/abstract] [Presentation]


Milan Ščasny (Charles University)


Scientific Committee

Prof. Dr Petr Šauer (University of Economics Prague, Institute of Sustainable Business)
Prof. Dr Anna Alberini (University of Maryland and FEEM)
Prof. Dr Karel Janda (Charles University, University of Economics Prague and McGill University)
Dr Milan Ščasny (Charles University)
Prof. Dr Edwin Muchapondwa (University of Cape Town)

Organizing Committee

Prof. Dr Petr Šauer (University of Economics Prague)
Dr Milan Ščasny (Charles University)
Dr Jean-François Auger (Charles University)
Anne-Marie Serena Andreasen (Charles University) 
Luboš Hanus (Charles University)
Zuzana Martínková (Charles University)