Scientific publications


Ewald, Jens, Thomas Sterner, Erik Sterner: Understanding the resistance to carbon taxes. Drivers and barriers among the general public and fuel-tax protesters. Resource and Energy Economics Vol 70, 2022, 101331.


Drupp, Moritz A., Kornek, Ulrike and Meya, Jasper and Sager, Lutz, Inequality and the Environment: The Economics of a Two-Headed Hydra (2021). CESifo Working Paper No. 9447, Available here

Del Campo, Stellio; Anthoff, David; Kornek, Ulrike (2021) : Inequality
aversion for climate policy, ZBW - Leibniz Information Centre for Economics, Kiel, Hamburg. Available here.

Martinet, V., S. delCampo, R. D. Cairns (2022). Intragenerational inequality aversion and intergenerational equity. In: European Economic Review, 104075, ISSN 0014-2921,

Ewald, J., T. Sterner, E. Sterner (2021). Understanding the Resistance to Carbon Taxes: A Case Study of Sweden. Working paper, available here.

Feindt, S., U. Kornek, J.M. Labeaga, T. Sterner, H. Ward (2021). Understanding regressivity: Challenges and opportunities of European carbon pricing. In: Energy Economics. Vol. 14, 2021;

Labandeira, X., Labeaga, José M., Teixidó, J.J. (2021). Major Reforms in Electricity Pricing: Evidence from a Quasi-Experiment. In: The Economic Journal, 2021; ueab076, (Summary)

Schultes, A., F. Piontek„, B. Soergel„, J. Rogelj…, L. Baumstark„, E. Kriegler„, O. Edenhofer„†, G. Luderer„ (2021). Economic damages from on-going climate change imply deeper near-term emission cuts. In: Environmental Research Letters.

Piontek, F., Drouet, L., Emmerling, J. et al. (2021). Integrated perspective on translating biophysical to economic impacts of climate change. In: Nature Climate Change 11, 563–572.

Dasgupta, S., van Maanen, N. Gosling, S.N., Piontek, F., Otto, C., Schleussner, C-F. (2021).
Effects of climate change on combined labour productivity and supply: an empirical, multi-model study. In: The Lancet Planetary Health, Vol. 5, Is. 7, pp. e455-e465.

Fleurbaey, M., Kornek, U. (2021). When redistribution makes personalized pricing of externalities useless. In: Journal of Public Economic Theory.

Soergel, B., Kriegler, E., Bodirsky, B.L. et al. (2021). Combining ambitious climate policies with efforts to eradicate poverty. In: Nat Commun 12, 2342.


Yalew, S.G., van Vliet, M.T.H., Gernaat, D.E.H.J. et al. (2020): Impacts of climate change on energy systems in global and regional scenarios. In: Nature Energy 5, 794–802.