Economia delle risorse e dell'ambiente

Attenzione: gli studenti sono tenuti a leggere attentamente il contenuto di questa pagina prima di scrivere al docente per informazioni su programma, lezioni ed esami.

Lezioni

Il corso si tiene nel secondo semestre e inizia il 28 febbraio 2022. Le lezioni si tengono il mercoledì dalle 9 alle 11 (Aula 1D al 6° piano), il giovedì dalle 16 alle 18 (Aula 6A al piano 0) e il venerdì dalle 9 alle 11 (Aula 1D). La frequenza non è obbligatoria e la frequenza irregolare è fortemente scoraggiata.

Le lezioni sono in modalità mista, come per tutti gli altri corsi della Sapienza durante la pandemia. Una quota di studenti può frequentare in aula a rotazione, e il resto frequenta a distanza. Per accedere all'aula, gli studenti devono prenotare l'accesso mediante la piattaforma Prodigit. In aula, come nel resto degli ambienti universitari, gli studenti devono indossare la mascherina FFP2 e rispettare le norme di distanziamento. Ovviamente non c'è alcuna discriminazione tra chi sceglie di frequentare in aula o da casa o ufficio, né tra gli studenti frequentanti e non frequentanti.

I link alle aule e gli orari del corso di studio si trovano qui.

Ricevimento

Nel periodo delle lezioni, il ricevimento si tiene dal mercoledì al venerdì a qualsiasi ora via Zoom o Skype (per tutta la durata della pandemia), previo appuntamento via email.

Nel resto dell'anno, il ricevimento può svolgersi in qualsiasi giorno della settimana a qualsiasi ora, previo appuntamento via email.

Testi di riferimento

Durante il corso, il docente fornirà agli studenti slides, research papers (saggi pubblicati su riviste scientifiche internazionali), policy briefs ed estratti di diversi manuali. I paper sono elencati sotto nella bibliografia.

Turner, K. R., Pearce, D. W., Bateman, I. (2003). Economia ambientale. Bologna: Il Mulino.


Materiale didattico

Prima di ogni lezione, il docente distribuirà delle slides in Pdf. La distribuzione avverrà attraverso Classroom.

Relativamente alla prima parte del corso, le slides ricalchano per lo più il libro di testo e costituiscono un supporto e un complemento allo studio.

Ma non solo: contengono anche delle trattazioni un po’ più analitiche degli argomenti considerati nel libro di testo.

Le slides non esonerano lo studente dallo studio del libro di testo, bensì lo aiutano a comprendere meglio il libro e a capire quali parti del libro sono più importanti ai fini della preparazione dell’esame.

Inoltre, le slides presentano materiale aggiuntivo tratto da altre fonti, soprattutto per la seconda parte del corso dedicata ai paper scientifici.

Nella seconda parte del corso, le slides presentano il contenuto di articoli scientifici sui temi trattatti nel corso.

Classroom

Su Classroom, il corso si chiama "Economia delle risorse e dell'ambiente". Il codice è c45adnb. L'invito a iscriversi si trova qui.

Programma e bibliografia del corso

  1. Economia estesa

  • Turner, K., Pearce, D. W., Bateman, I. (1993). Economia ambientale. Bologna: Il Mulino. Cap. II. Nuova edizione italiana a cura di Fausta Pellizzari, 2003.

2 Ambiente ed etica

  • Turner, K., Pearce, D. W., Bateman, I. (1993). Economia ambientale. Bologna: Il Mulino. Cap. II. Nuova edizione italiana a cura di Fausta Pellizzari, 2003.

  • Asher, S., Garg, T., Novosad, P. (2020). The Ecological Impact of Transportation Infrastructure. The Economic Journal 130(629):1173-1199.

  • Hess, S., Jaimovich, D., Schundeln, M. (2021). Environmental Effects of Development Programs: Experimental Evidence from West African Dryland Forests. Journal of Development Economics 153, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jdeveco.2021.102737

  • Hoffmann, S., Mai, R., Lasarov, W., Krause, J. S., Schmidt, U. (2019). Hungry bellies have no ears. How and why hunger inhibits sustainable consumption. Ecological Economics 160: 96-104.

3. Crescita e ambiente

  • Turner, K., Pearce, D. W., Bateman, I. (1993). Economia ambientale. Bologna: Il Mulino. Cap. VI. Nuova edizione italiana a cura di Fausta Pellizzari, 2003.

4. Sviluppo sostenibile

  • Turner, K., Pearce, D. W., Bateman, I. (1993). Economia ambientale. Bologna: Il Mulino. Cap. VI. Nuova edizione italiana a cura di Fausta Pellizzari, 2003.

  • Hickel, J. (2020). The sustainable development index: Measuring the ecological efficiency of human development in the anthropocene. Ecological Economics, forthcoming.

  • Moyer, J., Hedden, S. (2020). Are we on the right path to achieve the sustainable development goals? Ecological Economics 127, 104749.

5. Fallimenti del mercato e costi occulti dell'inquinamento

  • Turner, K., Pearce, D. W., Bateman, I. (1993). Economia ambientale. Bologna: Il Mulino. Cap. V. Nuova edizione italiana a cura di Fausta Pellizzari, 2003.

  • Alexander, D., Schwandt, H. (2022). The Impact of Car Pollution on Infant and Child Health. Review of Economic Studies. https://doi.org/10.1093/restud/rdac007

  • Anderson, M. A. (2019). As the Wind Blows: The Effects of Long-Term Exposure to Air Pollution on Mortality. Journal of the European Economic Association, 18(4): 1886-1927.

  • Buchholz, W, Sandler, T. (2021). Global public goods: a survey. Journal of Economic Literature 59(2): 488-545.

  • Heissel, J., Persico, C., Simon, D. (2019). Does Pollution Drive Achievement? The Effect of Traffic Pollution on Academic Performance. The Journal of Human Resources, 56 (2): 406-445.

  • Herrnstadt, E., Heyes, A., Muehlegger, E., Saberian, S. (2015). Air pollution and criminal activity: Microgeographic evidence from Chicago. American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 13(4): 70-100.

  • Persico, C., Johnson, K. (2021). The Effects of Increased Pollution on COVID-19 Cases and Deaths. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management (link) Vol. 107, 102431.

  • Persico, C., Venator, J. (2019). The Effects of Local Industrial Pollution on Students and Schools. The Journal of Human Resources, 56(2): 406-445.

6. Fallimenti dell’intervento pubblico

  • Turner, K., Pearce, D. W., Bateman, I. (1993). Economia ambientale. Bologna: Il Mulino. Cap. VI. Nuova edizione italiana a cura di Fausta Pellizzari, 2003.

7. Analisi costi-benefici

  • Turner, K., Pearce, D. W., Bateman, I. (1993). Economia ambientale. Bologna: Il Mulino. Cap. VI. Nuova edizione italiana a cura di Fausta Pellizzari, 2003.

8. Mercato e protezione ambientale

  • Turner, K., Pearce, D. W., Bateman, I. (1993). Economia ambientale. Bologna: Il Mulino. Cap. VI. Nuova edizione italiana a cura di Fausta Pellizzari, 2003.

9. Le imposte per l’uso dell’ambiente

  • Turner, K., Pearce, D. W., Bateman, I. (1993). Economia ambientale. Bologna: Il Mulino. Cap. XI. Nuova edizione italiana a cura di Fausta Pellizzari, 2003.

  • Jo, A., Carattini, S. (2021). Trust and CO2 emissions: Cooperation on a global scale. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 190: 922-937

10. Le imposte ecologiche

  • Turner, K., Pearce, D. W., Bateman, I. (1993). Economia ambientale. Bologna: Il Mulino. Cap. XI. Nuova edizione italiana a cura di Fausta Pellizzari, 2003.

  • Huang, L., Xiao, E. (2021). Peer effects in public support for Pigouvian taxation. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 187: 192-204.

11. Il commercio dei permessi ambientali

  • Turner, K., Pearce, D. W., Bateman, I. (1993). Economia ambientale. Bologna: Il Mulino. Cap. XI. Nuova edizione italiana a cura di Fausta Pellizzari, 2003.

  • Calel, R., Dechezpretel, A. (2016). Environmental Policy and Directed Technological Change: Evidence from the European Carbon Market. Review of Economics and Statistics 98(1): 173-191.

12. La maledizione delle risorse

  • Angrist, J., Kugler, A. D. (2008). Rural Windfall or a New Resource Curse? Coca, Income, and Civil Conflict in Colombia. Review of Economics and Statistics, 90 (2): 191–215.

  • Berman, M., Couttenier, M., Rohner, D., Thoenig, M. (2017). This Mine is Mine! How Minerals Fuel Conflicts in Africa. American Economic Review 107(6): 1564–1610.

  • Buonanno, P., Durante, R., Prarolo, G., Vanin, P. (2015). Poor institutions, rich mines: Resource curse in the origins of Sicilian mafia. The Economic Journal 125(586): F175-F202.

  • Couttenier, M. Grosjean, P., Sangnier, M. (2017). The Wild West is wild: The homicide resource curse. Journal of The European Economic Association 15(3): 558-585.

  • Esposito, E. and Abramson, S. F. (2021). The European coal curse. Journal of Economic Growth 26(1): 77-112.

13. Risorse e redistribuzione

  • Aguero, J. M., Balcazar, C. F., Maldonado, S., Nopo, H. (2021). The value of redistribution: Natural resources and the formation of human capital under weak institutions. Journal of Development Economics 148, 102581.

  • Caselli, F., Michaels, G. (2013). Do Oil Windfalls Improve Living Standards? Evidence from Brazil. American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 5(1): 208-238.

  • Couttenier, M. and Sangnier, M. (2015). Living in the Garden of Eden: Mineral Resources and Preferences for Redistribution. AMSE Working Paper 2015-03.

14. L'Economia del cambiamento climatico

  • Hsiang, S., Kopp, R. E. (2018). An Economist’s Guide to Climate Change Science. Journal of Economic Perspectives, 32(4): 3-32.

15. Cambiamento climatico e produttività

  • Chen, S., Gong, B. (2021). Response and adaptation of agriculture to climate change: Evidence from China. Journal of Development Economics 148, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jdeveco.2020.102557

  • Garg, T., Gibson, M., Sun, F. (2020). Extreme temperatures and time use in China. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 180: 309-324.

  • Miller, S., Chua, K., Coggins, J., Mohtadi, H. (2021). Heat waves, climate change, and economic output. Journal of the European Economic Association 19(5):2658–2694.

  • Somanathan, E., Somanathan, R., Sudarshan, A., Tewari, M. (2021). The Impact of Temperature on Productivity and Labor Supply: Evidence from Indian Manufacturing. Journal of Political Economy 129(6): 1797-1827.

16. L'adattamento al cambiamento climatico

  • Albert, C., Bustos, P., Ponticelli, J. (2021). The effects of climate change on labor and capital reallocation. NBER WP28995.

  • Chen, S., Gong, B. (2021). Response and adaptation of agriculture to climate change: Evidence from China. Journal of Development Economics, 148, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jdeveco.2020.102557

  • Conte, B., Desmet, K., Nagy, D. K., Rossi-Hansberg, E. (2022). Trade to adapt: Changing specialisation to cope with climate change. Journal of Economic Geography, 21(4): 493-530.

  • Costinot, A., Donaldson, I., Smith, C. (2021). Evolving Comparative Advantage and the Impact of Climate Change in Agricultural Markets: Evidence from 1.7 Million Fields around the World. Journal of Political Economy, 124(1).

  • Konrad, K. A., Thum, M. (2014). The Role of Economic Policy in Climate Change Adaptation. CESifo Economic Studies, 60(1): 32-61.

  • Pankraz, N. and Schiller, C. M. (2021). Climate Change and Adaptation in Global Supply-Chain Networks. Mimeo (R&R Review of Financial Studies).

17. Cambiamento climatico e migrazioni

  • Beine, M., Parsons, C. (2015). Climatic factors as determinants of international migration. Scandinavian Journal of Economics 117(2): 723-767.

  • Berlemann, M., Steinhard, M. F. (2017). Climate Change, Natural Disasters, and Migration—a Survey of the Empirical Evidence. CESIfo Economic Studies 63(4): 353–385.

  • Bosetti, V., Cattaneo, C., Peri, G. (2021). Should they stay or should they go? Climate migrants and local conflicts. Journal of Economic Geography 21(4): 619-651.

  • Mikula, S. and Pytlykova, M. (2021). Air pollution and migration. IZA DP.

  • Koubi, V., Nguyen, Q., Spilker, G., Bohmelt, T. (2021). Environmental migrants and social-movement participation. Journal of Peace Research 58(1): 18-32.

18. Conseguenze comportamentali dei disastri naturali dovuti al cambiamento climatico

  • Aksoy, C. G., Cabrales, A., Dolls, M., Durante, R., Windsteiger, L. (2021). Calamities, Common Interests, Shared Identity: What Shapes Altruism and Reciprocity? Max Planck Institute Working Paper 2021/07.

  • Brown, P., Daigneault, A. J., Tjernström, E., Zou, W. (2018). Natural disasters, social protection, and risk perceptions. World Development, 104: 310-325.

  • Callen, M. (2015). Catastrophes and time preference: Evidence from the Indian Ocean earthquake. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 118: 199-214.

  • Cassar, A., Healy, A., Von Kessler, C. (2017). Trust, risk, and time preferences after a natural disaster: Experimental evidence from Thailand. World Development 94: 90-105.

  • Gualtieri, G., Nicolini, M., Sabatini, F. (2019). Repeated shocks and preferences for redistribution. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 167: 53-71.

  • Gualtieri, G., Nicolini, M., Sabatini, F., Ventura, M. (2022). The electoral outcomes of redistributive politics: Evidence from a natural experiment in Italy. Mimeo.

  • Hanaoka, C., Shigeoka, I., Watanabe, Y. (2018). Do risk preferences change? Evidence from the great East Japan earthquake. American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 10(2): 298-330.

  • Page, L., Savage, D. A., Torgler, B. (2014). Variation in risk seeking behaviour following large losses: A natural experiment. European Economic Review, 71: 121-131.

  • Said, F., Afzal, U., Turner, G. (2015). Risk taking and risk learning after a rare event: Evidence from a field experiment in Pakistan. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 118: 167-183.

19. Le preferenze sociali sul cambiamento climatico

  • Aasen, M., Vatn, A. (2018). Public Attitudes Toward Climate Policies: The Effect of Institutional Contexts and Political Values. Ecological Economics 146: 106-114.

  • Andre, P., Boneva, T., Chopra, F., Falk, A. (2021). Fighting climate change: the role of norms, preferences, and moral values. IZA DP 14118.

  • Buggle, J. C., Durante, R. (2020). Climate risk, cooperation, and the co-evolution of culture and institutions. The Economic Journal, 131: 1947–1987.

  • Beattie, G. (2020). Advertising and media capture: The case of climate change. Journal of Public Economics 188, DOI: 10.1016/j.jpubeco.2020.104219

  • Carlsson, F., Kataria, M., Krupnick, A., Lampi, E., Lofgren, A., Qin, P., Sterner, T., Yang, X. J. (2021). The climate decade: Changing attitudes on three continents. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 107, DOI: 10.1016/j.jeem.2021.102426.

  • Deryugina, T., Shurckkov, O. (2016). The Effect of Information Provision on Public Consensus about Climate Change. PLoS One, https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0151469.

  • Egan, P. J., and M. Mullin. 2012. “Turning Personal Experience into Political Attitudes: The Effect of Local Weather on Americans’ Perceptions About Global Warming.” Journal of Politics, 74, 796-809.

  • Kennard, A. (2021). My Brother’s Keeper: Other-regarding preferences and concern for global climate change. Review of International Organizations 16: 345–376

  • Stroebel, J. and Wurgler, J. (2021). What do you think about climate finance? Journal of Financial Economics 142(2): 487-498.

20. Promuovere la sostenibilità dei comportamenti individuali

  • Allcott, H. (2011). Social norms and energy conservation. Journal of Public Economics, 95(9-10): 1082-1095.

  • Allcott, H., Rogers, T. (2014). The Short-Run and Long-Run Effects of Behavioral Interventions: Experimental Evidence from Energy Conservation. American Economic Review, 104(10): 3003-37.

  • Andor, M., Gerster, A., Peters, J., Schmidt, C. M. (2020). Social Norms and Energy Conservation Beyond the US. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 103, 102351.

  • Cardella, E., Ewing, B. T., Williams, R. B. (2022). Green is Good—The Impact of Information Nudges on the Selection of Voluntary Green-Power Plans. The Energy Journal, 43(1).

  • Costa, D. L., Kahn, M. (2013). Energy Conservation “Nudges” and Environmentalist Ideology: Evidence from a Randomized Residential Electricity Field Experiment. Journal of the European Economic Association, 11(3): 680–702.

  • Ghesla, C., Grieder, M., Schubert, R. (2020). Nudging the poor and the rich – A field study on the distributional effects of green electricity defaults. Energy Economics, 86, 104616.

  • Gravert, C., Olsson Collentine, L. (2021). When nudges aren’t enough: Norms, incentives and habit formation in public transport usage. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 190: 1-14.

  • Holladay, S., LaRiviere, J., Novgodrosky, D., Price, M. (2019). Prices versus nudges: What matters for search versus purchase of energy investments? Journal of Public Economics, 172: 151-173.

21. Promuovere la sostenibilità con le politiche del cambiamento climatico

  • Barreca, A., Neidell, M., Sanders, N. J. (2021). Long-run pollution exposure and mortality: Evidence from the Acid Rain Program. Journal of Public Economics, forthcoming.

  • Deiana, C., and Geraci, A. (2021). Are wind turbines a mafia windfall? The unintended consequences of green incentives. Regional Science and Urban Economics, forthcoming.

  • Gagliarducci, S., Paserman, D., Patacchini, E. (2020). Hurricanes, Climate Change Policies and Electoral Accountability. NBER Working Paper.

  • Harding, R., Prem, N., Ruiz, M., Vargas, D. L. (2021). Buying a Blind Eye: Campaign Donations, Forbearance, and Deforestation in Colombia. SSRN Working Paper.

  • Liao, Y., Ruiz, Junco, P. (2022). Extreme weather and the politics of climate change: A study of campaign finance and elections. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, forthcoming.

  • Muellner, N., Arnold, N., Gufler, K., Kromp, W., Renneberg, W. (2021). Nuclear energy - The solution to climate change? Energy Economics, forthcoming.

Compiti per gli studenti

Da un certo momento del corso (approssimativamente verso la fine di marzo, se non prima), gli studenti saranno invitati a scegliere uno o più paper in una reading list fornita dal docente.

La reading list è in continuo aggiornamento e si trova qui sotto.

Se nessun paper della reading list sembra interessante, gli studenti possono individuare un paper di proprio gradimento nei database di articoli scientifici pubblicati su riviste scientifiche internazionali, seguendo le indicazioni per le ricerche bibliografiche fornite dal docente.

In alternativa (o in aggiunta, secondo le loro preferenze), gli studenti potranno scegliere di scrivere un paper «originale». La redazione del paper originale può consistere in:

  • una rassegna della letteratura su di un determinato tema da concordarsi con il docente.

  • Un esercizio empirico su un dataset individuato insieme al docente.

Per quanto riguarda la rassegna, si dovranno individuare e leggere almeno 3 paper e presentare una sintesi originale.

I paper dovranno essere individuati mediante una ricerca bibliografica effettuata con gli strumenti che vi fornirà il docente.

Reading list per le presentazioni degli studenti

Agli studenti frequentanti sarà richiesto di effettuare una presentazione in classe di un paper a scelta nella seguente reading list (oppure di un altro paper di loro gradimento, da individuarsi seguendo le indicazioni che saranno date durante le lezioni). Tale presentazione non sostituisce l'esame, ma dà luogo a una valutazione che integra quella dell'esame. Questa reading list è provvisoria e in continuo aggiornamento.

  • Allcott, H., Kessler, J. B. (2019). The Welfare Effects of Nudges: A Case Study of Energy Use Social Comparisons. American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 11(1): 236-276.

  • Allcott, H., Taubinsky, D. (2015). Evaluating Behaviorally Motivated Policy: Experimental Evidence from the Lightbulb Market. American Economic Review, 105(8): 2501-2538.

  • Almond, D., Edlund, L., Palme, M. (2009). Chernobyl's Subclinical Legacy: Prenatal Exposure to Radioactive Fallout and School Outcomes in Sweden. Quarterly Journal of Economics, 124(4): 1729-172.

  • Alvarez, M. (2019). Distributional effects of environmental taxation. An approximation with a meta-regression analysis. Economic Analysis and Policy 62: 282-401.

  • Azbulut-Yuksel, M., Boulatoff, C. (2021). The effects of a green nudge on municipal solid waste: Evidence from a clear bag policy. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 106, Article 102404.

  • Baiardi, D., Morana, C. (2021). Climate change awareness: Empirical evidence for the European Union. Energy Economics, forthcoming.

  • Balakrishnan, U., Tsaneva, M. (2021). Air pollution and academic performance: Evidence from India. World Development 146, 105553.

  • Bernard, R., Tzamourani, P., Weber, M. (2021). Climate Change and Individual Behavior. Deutsche Bundesbank, mimeo.

  • Bharadwaj, P., Gibson, M., Zivin, J. G., Neilson, C. (2017). Gray Matters: Fetal Pollution Exposure and Human Capital Formation. Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, 4(2): 505-542.

  • Black, S. E., Bütikofer, A., Devereux, P. J., Salvanes, K. G. (2019). This Is Only a Test? Long-Run and Intergenerational Impacts of Prenatal Exposure to Radioactive Fallout. Review of Economics and Statistics, 101 (3): 531–546.

  • Cappelen, A., Fjedstad, O., Mmari, D., Sjursen, I., Tungodden, B. (2021). Understanding the resource curse: A large-scale experiment on corruption in Tanzania. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 183: 129-157.

  • Chiroleu-Assouline, M., Fodha, M., Kirat, Y. (2020). Carbon curse in developed countries. Energy Economics, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eneco.2020.104829.

  • Castells-Quintana, D., Krause, M., McDermott, T. K. J. (2021). The urbanising force of global warming: the role of climate change in the spatial distribution of population. Journal of Economic Geography 21(4): 531-556.

  • Chen, D., Cheng, C.-Y., Urpelainen, J. (2016). Support for renewable energy in China: a survey experiment with internet users. Journal of Cleaner Production 112: 3750-3758.

  • Cheng, B., Qiu, B. Y., Chan, K. C., Zhang, H. X. (2021). Does a green tax impact a heavy-polluting firm's green investment? Applied Economics, forthcoming.

  • Currie, J., Davis, L., Greenstone, M., Walker, R. (2015). Environmental Health Risks and Housing Values: Evidence from 1,600 Toxic Plant Openings and Closings. American Economic Review, 105(2):678–709.

  • Dardati, E., de Ejalde, R., Giolito, E. (2021). On the Short-Term Impact of Pollution: The Effect of PM 2.5 on Emergency Room Visits. IZA DP 14599.

  • Daubanes, J., Mitali, S. H., Rochet, J. C. (2022). Why do firms issue green bonds? Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper 21-97.

  • Deryugina, T., MacKay, A., Reif, J. (2020). The long-run dynamics of electricity demand: Evidence from municipal aggregation. American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 12(1): 86-114.

  • Deryugina, T., Heutel, G., Miller, N. H., Molitor, D., Reif, J. (2019). The mortality and medical costs of air pollution: Evidence from changes in wind direction. American Economic Review, 109(12): 4178-4221.

  • Deryugina, T., Marx, B. (2021). Is the supply of charitable donations fixed? Evidence from deadly tornados. American Economic Review: Insights, 3(3).

  • Deryugina, T., Miller, M., Molitor, D., Reif, J. (2021). Geographic and socioeconomic etherogeneity in the benefits of reducing air pollution in the United States. NBER Working Paper N. 27357.

  • Deryugina, T., Moore, F., Tol, R. (2021). Environmental applications of the Coase theorem. Environmental Science and Policy, 120: 81-88.

  • Desmet, K., Kopp, R. E., Kulp, S. A., Nagy, D. K., Oppenheimer, M., Rossi-Hansberg, E., Strauss, B. H. (2021). Evaluating the Economic Cost of Coastal Flooding. American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics 13(2): 444-486.

  • Faure, C., Guetlein, M. C., Schleich, J., Tu, G. Y., Whitmarsh, L., Whittle, C. (2022). Household acceptability of energy efficiency policies in the European Union: Policy characteristics trade-offs and the role of trust in government and environmental identity. Ecological Economics 192, DOI10.1016/j.ecolecon.2021.107267.

  • Ferraro, P. J., Miranda, J. J., Price, M. K. (2011). The Persistence of Treatment Effects with Norm-Based Policy Instruments: Evidence from a Randomized Environmental Policy Experiment. American Economic Review, 101(3): 318-322.

  • Goldstein, N. J., Cialdini, R. B., Griskevicius, V. (2008). A Room with a Viewpoint: Using Social Norms to Motivate Environmental Conservation in Hotels. Journal of Consumer Research, 3(1): 472-482.

  • Guerin, P., Suntheim, F. (2021). Firms’ environmental performance and the COVID-19 crisis. Economics Letters, forthcoming.

  • Hayeoon Joo, H., Lee, J., Park, S. (2018). Every drop counts. A water conservation experiment with hotel guests. Economic Inquiry, 56(3): 1788-1808.

  • Hammerle, M., Best, R., Crosby, P. (2021). Public acceptance of carbon taxes in Australia. Energy Economics 101, DOI10.1016/j.eneco.2021.105420.

  • Heblich, S., Trew, A., Zylberberg, Y. (2021). East-Side Story: Historical Pollution and Persistent Neighborhood Sorting. Journal of Political Economy 129(5): 1508-1550.

  • Heilmann, C., Kahn, M., Keat Tang, C. (2021). The urban crime and heat gradient in high and low poverty areas. Journal of Public Economics, 197, 104408.

  • Hepburn, C., O’Callaghan, B., Stern, N., Stiglitz, J., Zenghelis, D. (2021). Will COVID-19 fiscal recovery packages accelerate or retard progress on climate change? Oxford Review of Economic Policy 36: S359–S381.

  • Hsiang, S., Kopp, R. et al. (2016). Estimating economic damage from climate change in the United States. Science, 356(6345): 1362-1369.

  • Hu, H. T., Paudel, K. P., Tan, Y. (2022). Income, Policy, and Pollution. Environmental and Resource Economics 81(1): 131-153.

  • Ihli, H. J., Chiputwa, B., Winter, E., Gassner, A. (2022). Risk and time preferences for participating in forest landscape restoration: The case of coffee farmers in Uganda. World Development, forthcoming.

  • Jo, A., Carattini, S. (2021). Trust and CO 2 emissions: Cooperation on a global scale. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 190: 922-937.

  • Johnston, D. W., Knott, R., Mendolia, S., Siminski, P. (2021). Upside-Down Down-Under: Cold Temperatures Reduce Learning in Australia. IZA DP 14214.

  • Kurz, V. (2018). Nudging to reduce meat consumption: Immediate and persistent effects of an intervention at a university restaurant. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 90: 317-341.

  • Landry, J. R. (2021). The political allocation of green pork and its implications for federal climate policy. Journal of Public Economics, 2021, Article 104483.

  • Lee, W. S., Li, B. (2021). Extreme weather and mortality: Evidence from two millennia of Chinese elites. Journal of Health Economics 76, 102401.

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Esami e valutazione finale

Per i frequentanti

  • Presentazione del paper da scegliersi nella reading list: fino a 20 punti (gli studenti possono presentare anche più di un paper se lo desiderano).

  • Presentazione di un paper originale: fino a 30 punti (attenzione: la valutazione del paper è oggettiva e tiene conto di rigore, forma, originalità, qualità dell’esecuzione e della presentazione).

  • In caso di plagio, la valutazione è 0 (per non parlare della figuraccia).

  • Esame scritto con test a risposta multipla + domande a risposta aperta (breve): fino a 15 punti. L’esame scritto riguarda sostanzialmente le parti 1-11 del programma.

  • La lode si ottiene raggiungendo la soglia dei 35 punti.

Per i non frequentanti

  • Esame scritto con domande a risposta multipla sul programma del corso

Non c'è alcuna discriminazione tra studenti frequentanti e non frequentanti!

La frequenza del corso non dà quindi luogo a particolari vantaggi ai fini della valutazione finale. Dà luogo a vantaggi formativi, per ovvie ragioni.

Calendario degli esami

I prossimi esami si terranno nelle seguenti date: 23 giugno 2022, 19 luglio 2022, 22 settembre 2022, 25 ottobre 2022, 11 gennaio 2023, 24 gennaio 2023. Il calendario completo e costantemente aggiornato si trova su Infostud.