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Embodied energy in trade: What role does specialization play
Productivity and Economic Diversification

Embodied energy in trade: What role does specialization play

Anwar Gasim

In global discussions aimed at limiting greenhouse gas emissions, the national targets set by governments are tied to the energy used or emissions generated within national borders. However, international trade can confuse the accounting. Moving a factory across the border…

Anwar Gasim Gasim, Anwar
March 6, 2015
Managing China’s energy productivity potential: what lessons for policy makers
Regional Energy Markets

Managing China’s energy productivity potential: what lessons for policy makers

Nicholas Howarth

Maximizing the economic welfare extracted from the energy system is a key priority for all governments. This can be measured by a country’s energy productivity. Perhaps nowhere else in the world is this issue more salient than in China. China…

Nicholas Howarth Howarth, Nicholas
October 6, 2014
Energy systems modeling to support policy making

Energy systems modeling to support policy making

The main needs of energy system models over the past three decades trace a journey from an era in which concerns about security and sufficiency of supply were the dominant themes (1970s and 1980s), through a swing towards liberalizing markets,…

February 6, 2014