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Current Research topics
 
Analysis of the double divident hypothesis under labour income uncertainty  
This paper is a first attempt to approach the issue of policies to support the introduction of cleaner technologies in markets with network externalities. In what follows you can download the paper as it will appear soon in Environmental and Development Economics where it has been accepted for publication.  

"Uncertainty and the Double Dividend hypothesis" (jointly with P. Tsigaris)

 
You can also download all the Appendices  

APPENDICES

 

An earlier version of the paper was published in 2007 by FEEM as NOTA DI LAVORO 99.20

 
"Uncertainty and the Double Dividend hypothesis" (jointly with P. Tsigaris)
 

A much older version of the paper can also be found

 
"Environmental Quality and Social Insurance" (jointly with P. Tsigaris)
 
International Environmental Agreement  
E. Diamantoudi and E. Sartzetakis "International Environmental Agreements - The Role of Foresight" CORE Discussion Paper 2002/XX (June 2002)  
"International Environmental Agreements - The Role of Foresight"
 
Diamantoudi, E. and Sartzetakis E., (2002), "Stable International Environmental Agreements - An Analytical Approach", CLIMNEG 2 Working Papers, No. 50, K.U.Leuven  
"Stable International Environmental Agreements - An Analytical Approach"
 
Ioannidis, Alexis; Papandreou, Andreas; Sartzetakis, Eftichios (2000) "International Environmental Agreements: a Literature Review", GREEN, Universite Laval, Quebec, Cahier de recherche, No 00-08.  
"International Environmental Agreements: a Literature Review"
 
Introduction of cleaner technologies in product market that exhibit network economies  

The following paper is a first attempt to approach the issue of policies to support the introduction of cleaner technologies in markets with network externalities

"Environmental Externalties in the Pressence of Network Externalities: The Case of the Automobile Market" (jointly with P. Tsigaris)
 
Environmental information provision by the government  
This is a companion paper to "Environmental Information Provision as a Public Policy Instrument" published in 2005 in Contributions to Economic Analysis & Policy: Vol. 4: No. 1, Article 14. It examines information provision in a dynamic framework.  
"The role of information provision as a policy instrument to supplement environmental taxes: Empowering consumers to choose optimally" (jointly with A. Xepapadeas and E. Petrakis)

 

 

And this is a much older version presenting the initial idea

 
"Environmental Advertisement: an Alternative Policy to Control Consumption Pollution" (jointly with A. Xepapadeas)
 
Evaluation of the performance of various types of environmental regulations (Pigouvian taxes, marketable emission permits and command and control) based on social welfare  
   
Effects on the product market structure from the implementation of marketable emission permits regulations, in the presence of market imperfections  
"On the Efficiency of Competitive Markets for Input Quotas: The Case of Emission Permits Trading" with a separate file containing the proofs of propositions and the references . For the interested reader, there is also an additional appendix to help you through the calculations of the example presented in the paper .
"Stategic Behaviour of Poluters during the Transition from Standard-Setting to Permits Trading" (jointly with B. Laplante and A. Xepapadeas)
 
Effects on the pattern of international trade from the implementation of different environmental regulations in the trading countries  
PUBLICATIONS
 

Publications in refereed journals

 
Diamantoudi E. and S. Sartzetakis (2006) "International Environmental Agreements: An Analytical Approach", Journal of Public Economic Theory, 8 (2), pp. 247-263.  
Sartzetakis E. S. and P. Tsigaris (2005) "Environmental Externalities ιn τhe Presence οf Network Effectss: Adoption of Low Emission Technologies in the Automobile Market" Journal of Regulatory Economics, Vol. 28, pp.309-326.  
E. Petrakis , E. Sartzetakis and A. Xepapadeas (2005) "Environmental Information Provision as a Public Policy Instrument" Contributions to Economic Analysis & Policy: Vol. 4: No. 1, Article 14,  
Sartzetakis E.S. (2004) "On the efficiency of Competitive Markets for Emission Permits", Environmental and Resource Economics, Vol. 27, No 1, pp.1-19  
"On commodity taxation in vertically differentiated markets." (jointly with C. Constantatos), International Journal of Industrial Organization,, 17, pp. 1203-1217, 1999.  
"CAAA induced competition in coal markets: A model of coal companies and solfur dioxide emissions allowances." (jointly with J. Doucet and T. Strauss), Asian and Pasific Journal of Energy, 7, 193-206, 1997.  
"Emission permits versus command and control" (jointly with M.N. Hung), Journal of Regulatory Economics, 13, 37-46, 1997.  
"Emission permits markets as vehicles for raising rivals' cost strategies." Review of Industrial Organization, 12, 751-765, 1997  

"Tradeable emission permits regulations in the presence of imperfectly competitive product markets: Welfare implications." Environmental and Resource Economics, 9, 65-81, 1997 reprinted in "The Implementation and Evolution of Emissions Trading Programs", Tom Tietenberg (eds), Ashgate Publishing Limited, Aldershot, UK, May 2001.

 
"Environmental regulation and international trade" (jointly with C. Constantatos), Journal of Regulatory Economics, 8, 61-72, 1995  
"Permits d'emission negociables et reglementation dans des marches de concurrence imparfaite"*, L'Actualite Economique, 70, 139-58, 1994.
* This paper received a honorable mention in the 1995 Prix de L'Actualité Economique.
 

Editor of collective volume

 
"Environmental Policy and Market Structure", (jointly with A. Xepapadeas, University of Crete and E. Petrakis, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Edward Elgar Publishing Inc., 2000  
Publications in collective volumes
 
Sartzetakis E.S. and D. McFetridge (2000) "Emission Permits Trading and Market Structure", in "Environmental Policy and Market Structure", E. Petrakis, E.S. Sartzetakis and A. Xepapadeas (editors), εκδόσεις Edward Elgar Publishing Inc..  
E. Sartzetakis, "Περί της αποδοτικότητας των τέλεια ανταγωνιστικών αγορών μεταβιβάσιμων δικαιωμάτων ρύπανσης", in Environment and Microeconomic Policy, (E. Petrakis and A. Xepapadeas, Eds),7th Volume composed of Articles presented at the 7th Economic Policy Studies Conference, forthcoming.  
C. Constantatos and E. Sartzetakis, "Η επίδραση ενός περιβαλλοντικού φόρου στη δομή της αγοράς στην περίπτωση καθέτως διαφοροποιημένων αγορών", in Environment and Microeconomic Policy, (E. Petrakis and A. Xepapadeas, Eds),7th Volume composed of Articles presented at the 7th Economic Policy Studies Conference, forthcoming
 

Publication (full paper) in conference proceedings

 
"Vying for market share: Coal suppliers as brokers of sulphur dioxide emissions allowances" (jointly with J. Doucet and T. Strauss), published in the proceedings of the 16th annual North American Conference of the US and International Association for Energy Economists, Dallas, Texas, 1994.  

Papers in the revised and resubmit stage

 
"Environmental quality and social Insurance" (jointly with Peter Tsigaris)  

Papers submitted for publication in referred journals

 
"Competitive markets for input quotas when product markets are oligopolistic: The case of emission permit trading"  
"From Command and Control to Tradeable Emission Permits: Strategic Behaviour of Polluters", (jointly with Benoit Laplante, The World Bank, and Anastasios Xepapadeas, University of Crete)  
"Wage Taxation and Labour-Leisure Choice under Uncertainty" (jointly with Peter Tsigaris)  

Technical reports

 
"Emission permits trading: Effects on the industry and the firm level." (jointly with D. McFetridge) Ontario Natural Gas Association, 1996  
"Effects of environmental policies on competition policy." Bureau of Competition Policy, Industry Science and Technology, Ottawa, Canada, 1995  
"Lead-acid battery guideline ECP-20-91. Economic impact study." (jointly with D. McFetridge) Environmental Choice, 1992  
"Economic impact of Carleton University to the Ottawa-Carleton region." Carleton University Development Corporation, 1990 and 1991.  

Working papers

 
Ioannidis, Alexis; Papandreou, Andreas; Sartzetakis, Eftichios (2000) "International Environmental Agreements: a Literature Review", GREEN, Universite Laval, Quebec, Cahier de recherche, No 00-08.  

Sartzetakis E. S. " On the Efficiency of Competitive Markets for Input Quotas: The Case of Emission Permit Trading", Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), Milano, Italy, Nota di Lavoro, No. 93-99.

 
"Environmental advertisement: An alternative poilicy to reduce consumption pollution" (jointly with A. Xepapadeas) Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), Milano, Italy, Nota di lavoro 93.98 (abstract and the paper in pdf form available),  
"Environmental quality and social Insurance" (jointly with Peter Tsigaris) Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), Milano, Italy, Nota di lavoro 42.97 (abstract and the paper in pdf form available)  
"From Command and Control to Tradeable Emission Permits: Strategic Behaviour of Polluters", (jointly with Benoit Laplante, The World Bank, and Anastasios Xepapadeas, University of Crete), Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei, (FEEM), Nota di lavoro 43.97 (abstract and the paper in pdf form available)  
"Power in the emission permits market and its effects on product market structure." Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), Milano, Italy, Nota di lavoro 59.96 (abstract available), 1996  
"CAAA induced competition in coal markets: A model of coal companies and sulphur dioxide emissions allowances." (jointly with J. Doucet and T. Strauss) Groupe de Recherche en Economie de l'Energie et des ressources Naturelles (GREEN), Universite Laval, Cahier 96-08 (abstract available), 1996  
"Environmental taxation when market structure is endogeneous: The case of vertical product differentiation." (jointly with C. Constantatos) FEEM, Milano, Italy, Nota di Lavoro 76.95 (abstract available) and also GREEN, Universite Laval, Cahier 95-5, 1995  
"Emission permits trading versus command and control in the presence of market imperfections." (jointly with N.M. Hung) GREEN, Universite Laval, Cahier 95-02, 1995  
"Strategic bundling of emissions allowances in coal markets" (jointly with J. Doucet and T. Strauss), working paper, GREEN, Universite Laval, Cahier 94-13, 1994  
"Environmental regulation and international trade." (jointly with C. Constantatos) GREEN, Universite Laval, Cahier 94-11, 1994  
"On the welfare of competitive markets for tradeable emission permits." GREEN, Universite Laval, Cahier 94-05, 1994  
"Cost efficiency and welfare comparison of tradeable emission permits to command and control." GREEN, Universite Laval, Cahier 93-20, 1993  
"Emissions trading under imperfect competition in both the emission permits and the product market." Carleton Industrial Organization Research Unit (CIORU), Carleton University, working paper 92-03, 1992  
CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
 
Canadian Resource and environmental Economics Study Group (2001,1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993)  
European Association of Environmental and Resource Economics (2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994)  
Journees du GREEN (1995, 1994)  
Canadian Economic Association (1998, 1995, 1993)  

European Economic Association (1993)