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Jan Abrell

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Jan Abrell is German citizen. Currently he is research associate at the Chair of Energy Economics at the Dresden University of Technology and visiting researcher at German Institut for Economics Research (DIW Berlin).

He holds a doctoral degree of the Technical University of Dresden and a diploma in economics from the Goethe University Frankfurt/Main. His main research focus is environmental, energy, and transport economics, in particular in relation to the European Emission Trading System. He also interested in numerical programming, especially in Computable General Equilibrium modeling.

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Assessing the impact of the EU ETS using firm level data

This paper investigates the impact of the European Union’s Emission Trading System (EU ETS) at a firm level. Using panel data on the emissions and performance of more than 2000 European firms from 2005 to 2008, we are able to analyse the effectiveness of the scheme. The results suggest that the shift from the first […]

By: Georg Zachmann, A Ndoye and Jan Abrell Topic: Green economy Date: July 15, 2011