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Balancing Energy Security Priorities: A Portfolio Optimization Approach to Oil Imports
Future of Global Oil Markets

Balancing Energy Security Priorities: A Portfolio Optimization Approach to Oil Imports

Philipp Galkin, Carlo Andrea Bollino, Simona Bigerna

The idea of energy security emerged after the energy crises of the 1970s. It has evolved from the initial paradigm of assuring sufficient energy supplies to include a price affordability perspective and, eventually, many other energy-related issues, such as infrastructure,…

Philipp Galkin Galkin, Philipp
Carlo Andrea Bollino Bollino, Carlo Andrea
Simona Bigerna Bigerna, Simona
May 28, 2019
Iran Sanctions: Implications for the Oil Market
Models, Data and Tools

Iran Sanctions: Implications for the Oil Market

Carlo Andrea Bollino, Brian Efird, Fakhri Hasanov, Emre Hatipoglu

United States (U.S.) Iran energy sanction waivers expired May 2, 2019. The waivers permitted eight economies (China, Greece, India, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and Turkey) to temporarily continue buying oil from Iran. Based on KAPSARC modeling of the political…

Carlo Andrea Bollino Bollino, Carlo Andrea
Brian Efird Efird, Brian
Fakhri Hasanov Hasanov, Fakhri
Emre Hatipoglu Hatipoglu, Emre
May 9, 2019
Estimating the Household Consumption Function in Saudi Arabia
Evaluation of Public Investment Projects Energy and Economic Vulnerability

Estimating the Household Consumption Function in Saudi Arabia

Goblan Al Gahtani, Carlo Andrea Bollino, Simona Bigerna, Axel Pierru

This research is part of a joint project between the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA) and the King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC). This paper estimates a micro-based life cycle consumption model for Saudi Arabia over the period…

Goblan Al Gahtani Goblan Al Gahtani
Carlo Andrea Bollino Bollino, Carlo Andrea
Simona Bigerna Bigerna, Simona
Axel Pierru Pierru, Axel
February 5, 2019
A Comparison of Alternative Programs for Climate Policies
Climate Change Policies and Governance

A Comparison of Alternative Programs for Climate Policies

Tarek Atalla, Simona Bigerna, Carlo Andrea Bollino

This research paper compares the relative welfare impact of different options for allocating the financing burden of climate change mitigation policies. Focusing on efficient ways to finance policies aimed at climate change mitigation, not only at direct carbon reduction, could…

Tarek Atalla Atalla, Tarek
Simona Bigerna Bigerna, Simona
Carlo Andrea Bollino Bollino, Carlo Andrea
December 30, 2018
Potential Effects of Trade Liberalization on China’s Imports of Plastics From the GCC
Regional Energy Markets

Potential Effects of Trade Liberalization on China’s Imports of Plastics From the GCC

Philipp Galkin, Carlo Andrea Bollino, Rami Shabaneh

Petrochemical products, particularly plastics, contribute to a significant share of expanding and increasingly diverse trade flows between the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries and China. The petrochemical sector could benefit from a preferential bilateral trade regime between China and the…

Philipp Galkin Galkin, Philipp
Carlo Andrea Bollino Bollino, Carlo Andrea
Rami Shabaneh Shabaneh, Rami
June 4, 2018
Estimating the learning curve of solar PV balance–of–system for over 20 countries: Implications and policy recommendations

Estimating the learning curve of solar PV balance–of–system for over 20 countries: Implications and policy recommendations

Journal of Cleaner Production

Solar photovoltaic systems installed on homes and commercial building rooftops are deemed central for a low-carbon future. As capital costs of photovoltaics continue to fall, its role towards making buildings more sustainable and environmentally-friendly will continue to grow. Capital costs…

Amro Elshurafa, Shahad Albardi, Simona Bigerna, Carlo Andrea Bollino

2018
Energy demand elasticities and weather worldwide

Energy demand elasticities and weather worldwide

Economia Politica

The purpose of this paper is to empirically estimate a model of aggregate residential and commercial energy demand elasticities, taking into account capital stock and climatic effects. We model a theoretically founded non-linear energy demand system, the generalized almost ideal,…

Tarek Atalla, Simona Bigerna, Carlo Andrea Bollino

2018
Analyzing renewable energy and climate conditions effects on societal welfare worldwide

Analyzing renewable energy and climate conditions effects on societal welfare worldwide

The Energy Journal

Tarek Atalla, Simona Bigerna, Carlo Andrea Bollino, Rolando Fuentes

2017
Residential Energy demand elasticities and weather worldwide

Residential Energy demand elasticities and weather worldwide

The Energy Journal

Tarek Atalla, Simona Bigerna, Carlo Andrea Bollino

2017
Estimating the Learning Curve of Solar PV Balance-of-Systems for Over 20 Countries
Electricity Sector Transitions

Estimating the Learning Curve of Solar PV Balance-of-Systems for Over 20 Countries

Amro Elshurafa, Shahad Albardi, Carlo Andrea Bollino

The capital cost of a solar photovoltaic (PV) system comprises the module and balance-of-systems (BOS). The latter refers to everything else that is needed to make the solar system functional including cables, mounts, labor, etc. While modules are priced internationally,…

Amro Elshurafa Elshurafa, Amro
SA
Albardi, Shahad
Carlo Andrea Bollino Bollino, Carlo Andrea
June 15, 2017
The Economics of Solar PV Energy

The Economics of Solar PV Energy

HAEE Energy Conference

Amro Elshurafa, Shahad Albardi, Carlo Andrea Bollino, Simona Bigerna

2017
Revealed and stated preferences for CO2 emissions reduction: the missing link

Revealed and stated preferences for CO2 emissions reduction: the missing link

Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews

Simona Bigerna, Carlo Andrea Bollino

2017
Renewable energy scenarios for costs reductions in the European Union

Renewable energy scenarios for costs reductions in the European Union

Renewable Energy

Simona Bigerna, Carlo Andrea Bollino

2016
Revealed and stated preferences for CO2 emissions reduction: the missing link

Revealed and stated preferences for CO2 emissions reduction: the missing link

Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews

Simona Bigerna, Carlo Andrea Bollino

2016