Discussions about energy, environment and economics
Episode 10: Intermittency is More Complicated than you Thought
Paige Weber, assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, discusses her paper “Intermittency or Uncertainty? Impacts of Renewable Energy in Electricity Markets,” co-authored with Matt Woerman.
Episode 9: Hitting the (Bench)mark when Forecasting the Price of Oil
Stephen Snudden and I discuss his paper “The New Benchmark for Forecasts of the Real Price of Crude Oil.” This research is co-authored with Amor Aniss Benmoussa and Reinhard Ellwanger.
Episode 8: Disclosure and Learning from your Neighbours in the US Shale Boom
Richard Sweeney and I discuss his paper “Secrecy Rules and Exploratory Investment: Theory and Evidence from the Shale Boom.” This research is co-authored with Thomas Covert.
Episode 7: Weather and International Trade
Leanne Cass, Part of the Grantham Institute on Climate Change and the Environment based in the London School of Economics, discusses her recent paper "Weather Shocks and International Trade"
Episode 6: Counter-intuitive Fuelwood Collection Behaviour
Martino Pelli, Associate Professor and the Chair of the Department of Economics of the Université de Sherbrooke, discusses his paper "The Effect of Forest Access on the Market for Fuelwood in India", co-authored by Branko Boskovic, Ujjayant chakravorty, and Anna Risch.
Episode 5: What's your VoLL?
David Brown, Associate Professor at the University of Alberta, discusses his working paper "The Value of Electricity Reliability: Evidence from Battery Adoption", co-authored with Lucija Muehlenbachs.