This paper identifies key determinants that appear to shape OPEC’s quota strategy and implementation. Using econometric estimations, it examines the factors that seem to most influence members’ adherence to their production commitments in the short term and what drives the organization’s quota decisions and level of compliance in the longer term.July 19, 2018
Philipp is a KAPSARC former research fellow working on the economic and policy aspects of energy supply and trade. Before moving to Saudi Arabia, Philipp worked in the spheres of economics and finance in the private sector of Russia, the CIS countries and Eastern Europe, as well as in the government sector of the Russian Federation. His research focus and professional interests lie in the areas of international economic relations, regional and country studies and policy analysis. Philipp’s current projects at KAPSARC include evaluating the effect of preferential trade agreements on energy flows, analysis of the OPEC energy policy and deriving insights related to China’s energy policy and its impact on the global markets through modelling energy supply sectors.