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      The Future of Transportation Energy Demand for Freight in Fast-Growing Economies
      Future of Transport and Fuel Demand

      The Future of Transportation Energy Demand for Freight in Fast-Growing Economies

      Over the last decade, India and China have become leading consumers of energy, especially oil, with freight transportation accounting for a large portion. The growth in total transport energy use is directly correlated with the fast-paced urbanization and industrialization of…

      1st June 2018
      Measuring the Cost-Effectiveness of Clean Vehicle Subsidies
      Future of Transport and Fuel Demand

      Measuring the Cost-Effectiveness of Clean Vehicle Subsidies

      Rubal Dua

      Demand-side policies, including rebates, sales tax exemptions, and tax credits promote clean vehicle adoption, with the goal of reducing local air pollution and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Limited research to date on their cost-effectiveness and efficiency suggests such subsidies are…

      Rubal Dua Dua, Rubal
      10th May 2018
      Coal in Asia: The Challenge for Policy and the Promise of Markets

      Coal in Asia: The Challenge for Policy and the Promise of Markets

      When balancing the objectives of affordability, reliability and environmental sustainability of energy supply, the answer in developing Asian economies has historically been unequivocal: Coal is king. This is because these nations placed greater emphasis on the first two objectives at…

      30th November 2017
      Welfare Implications of the Rebound Effect From More Energy-Efficient Passenger Cars
      Future of Transport and Fuel Demand

      Welfare Implications of the Rebound Effect From More Energy-Efficient Passenger Cars

      Anwar Gasim, Ziyad Alfawzan

      Improving the energy efficiency of passenger cars makes it cheaper to drive, allowing motorists to take to the roads more frequently. This additional driving, which offsets some of the expected energy savings from energy efficiency, is known as the rebound…

      Anwar Gasim Gasim, Anwar
      Ziyad Alfawzan Alfawzan, Ziyad
      30th October 2017
      Step by Step: The Reform of China’s Energy Economy
      Regional Energy Markets

      Step by Step: The Reform of China’s Energy Economy

      China has become a regional powerhouse, a middle-income country and home to the world’s largest middle class. Its GDP has grown from $400 billion in 1971 to more than $13 trillion in 2012 (purchasing power parity, 2005 US$). The government…

      21st March 2016
      Coal: Modeling a complex fuel source

      Coal: Modeling a complex fuel source

      Coal represented 30% of worldwide primary energy consumption in 2013 and would become the most consumed fuel through 2040, under the International Energy Agency (IEA) Current Policies Scenario. However, even in countries with policies designed to curb its supply and…

      6th February 2015
      Energy productivity: From policy goal to reality
      Productivity and Economic Diversification

      Energy productivity: From policy goal to reality

      Energy productivity, at the national level, has emerged as a valuable indicator for a number of reasons. It accommodates economic growth, linking energy use to gross domestic product. It is more than conceptually tied to energy efficiency; seen by policymakers…

      6th February 2015
      China’s Sustainable Fuel Strategies
      Regional Energy Markets

      China’s Sustainable Fuel Strategies

      KAPSARC’s China Research Project is investigating the policy-economic nexus that underpins the growth and evolution of China’s energy economy. This workshop investigated one of the major emerging trends of China’s energy transformation: the development of sustainable fuel use.

      24th January 2015