Papers

Achieving the Mexican Mitigation Targets: Options for an Effective Carbon Pricing Policy Mix – report for the German-Mexican Climate Alliance (June, 2017)

A review of the theory and practice of carbon pricing and a quantitative analysis of alternative options for a carbon pricing instrument mix.

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A selection of reports authored at Thomson Reuters

 

EU Climate Ambition – Falling Short of Long-term Targets – Thomson Reuters (March 10, 2016)

This report investigates whether the EU is on track toward its Paris Agreement pledge and its 80 percent emission reduction target for 2050.

California Dreaming: Implications of an EU ETS Price Floor – Thomson Reuters (March, 2016)

An analysis of the political feasibility of an EU ETS price floor, and its impact on the CO2 price, CO2 emissions, and government revenues.

Animal Spirits versus the Big Picture: Why the outlook for the carbon price is still bullish – Thomson Reuters (February, 2016)

A long-term outlook and scenario analysis for the European carbon market, this report investigates the key policy developments and market trends that will shape the future of the market.

2030 EU Carbon Price Forecast: Peering through the political fog – Thomson Reuters (January, 2015)

This analysis provides a forecast for the European carbon price and predictions for EU climate policy developments.

Look before you leap: analysis on the design of the Market Stability Reserve – Thomson Reuters (October, 2014)

A quantitative analysis of the reform of the EU ETS known as the Market Stability Reserve, with recommendations for European governments and for members of the EU Parliament.

Winds of Reform: Examining the design parameters of the Market Stability Reserve – Thomson Reuters (March, 2014)

The first independent quantitative analysis of the proposal for a European carbon Market Stability Reserve.

Carbon 2014 – Into Smoother Waters – Thomson Reuters (March, 2014)

Thomson Reuters’ annual survey of the world’s carbon markets.

Carbon 2013 – At a tipping point – Thomson Reuters (March, 2013)

Thomson Reuters’ annual survey of the world’s carbon markets.

Carbon 2012 – A market waiting for Godot – Thomson Reuters (March, 2012)

Thomson Reuters’ annual survey of the world’s carbon markets.

Cloudy skies ahead for aviation in the EU ETS – Thomson Reuters (June, 2012)

An analysis of the potential for ICAO to reach an agreement on a global aviation climate policy that will supersede the unilateral European efforts, and potential alternative scenarios in the event that such global efforts fail.

California-Acre partnership – setting the stage for compliance REDD credits – Thomson Reuters (May, 2012)

An investigation of the potential for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD) in the Brazilian state of Acre and its implications for California’s cap-and-trade system. 

Phase 3 allocation: racing against the clock – Thomson Reuters (January 2012)

A briefing on the design of the EU ETS in its third phase.

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Papers authored at Colorado College:

 

Biodiversity Conservation Through REDD+ – Senior Thesis, Colorado College, Granted “Most outstanding thesis in economics” award (May, 2011)

Nature Based Recreation in the Rockies – the New Value of the Region’s Resources – State of the Rockies, Colorado College (2011)

The Economic Stability of Farms and Ranches in the Rockies – State of the Rockies, Colorado College (2010)

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