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Energy 2

DEC research on energy program focuses on

  • renewable energy and energy efficiency
  • energy sector management and regulation
  • energy-economic development linkages.
 Research focusThemes

Biofuels
Markets, economics and policies; standards and mandates; food vs. fuel debate; economic impacts; land-use change; biofuels & poverty, biofuels & energy prices, biofuels & climate change.

  
Energy and climate change
Technical, economic, and environmental characteristics of specific energy sources and technologies, and associated policies related to their use.
  
  

Energy and economic development 
Energy demand and access, infrastructure development.

  

Related links
World Bank web sites related to energy.

 Contacts Core Team

Govinda Timilsina
gtimilsina@worldbank.org

 

 

 World Bank Research on Energy

The following policy research working papers are drawn from the World Bank's institutional archives. You can search all working papers by name, title, or working paper number ("wpsxxxx").
WPS6720Clean-development investments : an incentive-compatible CGE modeling frameworkBohringer, Christoph; Rutherford, Thomas F.; Springmannc, Marco2013/12
WPS6565Transaction costs of low-carbon technologies and policies : the diverging literatureMundaca, Luis; Mansoz, Mathilde; Neij, Lena; Timilsina, Govinda R2013/08
WPS6551Factors influencing energy intensity in four Chinese industriesFisher-Vanden, Karen; Hu, Yong; Jefferson, Gary; Rock, Michael; Toman, Michael2013/07
WPS6524An economic model of Brazil's ethanol-sugar markets and impacts of fuel policiesde Gorter, Harry; Drabik, Dusan; Kliauga, Erika M.; Timilsina, Govinda R.2013/06
WPS6499Are biofuels economically competitive with their petroleum counterparts ?production cost analysis for ZambiaSinkala, Thomson; Timilsina, Govinda R.; Ekanayake, Indira J.2013/06
WPS6500Macroeconomic and distributional impacts of jatropha-based biodiesel in MaliBoccanfuso, Dorothee; Coulibaly, Massa; Timilsina, Govinda R.; Savard, Luc2013/06
WPS6505Resource discoveries, learning, and national income accountingHamilton, Kirk; Atkinson, Giles2013/06
WPS6498Should Zambia produce biodiesel from soybeans ? some insights from an empirical analysisde Gorter, Harry; Drabik, Dusan; Timilsina, Govinda R.2013/06
WPS6453The effect of biodiesel policies on world oilseed markets and developing countriesde Gorter, Harry; Drabik, Dusan; Timilsina, Govinda R.2013/05
WPS6430Energy intensive infrastructure investments with retrofits in continuous time : effects of uncertainty on energy use and carbon emissionsFramstad, Nils Christian; Strand, Jon2013/04
WPS6392Political economy aspects of fuel subsidies : a conceptual frameworkStrand, Jon2013/03
WPS6243Development of biofuels in China : technologies, economics and policiesChang, Shiyan; Timilsina,Govinda R.; Xiliang,Zhang; Zhao, Lili2012/10
WPS6117Economic analysis of projects in a greenhouse worldHamilton, Kirk; Stover, Jana2012/07
WPS6124Potential gains and losses of Biofuel production in Argentina: a computable general equilibrium analysisChisari, Omar O.; Romero, Carlos A.; Timilsina, Govinda2012/07
WPS6083Demand side instruments to reduce road transportation externalities in the greater Cairo metropolitan areaParry, Ian W.H.; Timilsina, Govinda R.2012/06
WPS6500Macroeconomic and distributional impacts of jatropha-based biodiesel in MaliBoccanfuso, Dorothee; Coulibaly, Massa; Timilsina, Govinda R.; Savard, Luc2013/06
WPS6505Resource discoveries, learning, and national income accountingHamilton, Kirk; Atkinson, Giles2013/06
WPS6498Should Zambia produce biodiesel from soybeans ? some insights from an empirical analysisde Gorter, Harry; Drabik, Dusan; Timilsina, Govinda R.2013/06
WPS6453The effect of biodiesel policies on world oilseed markets and developing countriesde Gorter, Harry; Drabik, Dusan; Timilsina, Govinda R.2013/05
WPS6430Energy intensive infrastructure investments with retrofits in continuous time : effects of uncertainty on energy use and carbon emissionsFramstad, Nils Christian; Strand, Jon2013/04
WPS6392Political economy aspects of fuel subsidies : a conceptual frameworkStrand, Jon2013/03
WPS6243Development of biofuels in China : technologies, economics and policiesChang, Shiyan; Timilsina,Govinda R.; Xiliang,Zhang; Zhao, Lili2012/10
WPS6117Economic analysis of projects in a greenhouse worldHamilton, Kirk; Stover, Jana2012/07
WPS6124Potential gains and losses of Biofuel production in Argentina: a computable general equilibrium analysisChisari, Omar O.; Romero, Carlos A.; Timilsina, Govinda2012/07
WPS6083Demand side instruments to reduce road transportation externalities in the greater Cairo metropolitan areaParry, Ian W.H.; Timilsina, Govinda R.2012/06
WPS6078Impacts of large-scale expansion of biofuels on global poverty and income distributionCororaton, Caesar B.; Timilsina, Govinda R.2012/06
WPS6112The future of the Nuclear industry reconsidered : risks, uncertainties, and continued potentialKessides, Ioannis N.2012/06
WPS5955Allocative inefficiencies resulting from subsidies to agricultural electricity use : an illustrative modelStrand, Jon2012/01
WPS5845A review of solar energy : markets, economics and policiesTimilsina, Govinda R.; Kurdgelashvili, Lado; Narbel, Patrick A.2011/10
WPS5744The role of inventory adjustments in quantifying factors causing food price inflationHochman, Gal; Rajagopal, Deepak; Timilsina, Govinda; Zilberman, David2011/08
WPS5672Biofuels and climate change mitigation : a CGE analysis incorporating land-use changeTimilsina , Govinda R.; Mevel, Simon2011/06
WPS5675Strategic climate policy with offsets and incomplete abatement : carbon taxes versus cap-and-tradeStrand, Jon2011/06
WPS5678Under what conditions does a carbon tax on fossil fuels stimulate biofuels ?Timilsina, Govinda R.; Csordas, Stefan; Mevel, Simon2011/06
WPS5673World oil price and biofuels : a general equilibrium analysisTimilsina, Govinda R.; Mevel, Simon; Shrestha, Ashish2011/06
WPS5539Toward a sustainable global energy supply infrastructure : net energy balance and density considerationsKessides, Ioannis N.; Wade, David C.2011/01
WPS5513The impacts of biofuel targets on land-use change and food supply : a global CGE assessmentTimilsina, Govinda R.; Beghin, John C.; van der Mensbrugghe, Dominique; Mevel, Simon2010/12
WPS5452Comprehensive wealth, intangible capital, and developmentFerreira, Susana; Hamilton, Kirk2010/10
WPS5411Advanced biofuel technologies : status and barriersCheng, Jay J.; Timilsina, Govinda R2010/09
WPS5406Second-generation biofuels : economics and policiesCarriquiry, Miguel A.; Du, Xiaodong; Timilsina, Govinda R2010/08
WPS5364Biofuels : markets, targets and impactsTimilsina, Govinda R.; Shrestha, Ashish2010/07
WPS5193The economics of renewable energy expansion in rural Sub-Saharan AfricaDeichmann, Uwe; Meisner, Craig; Murray, Siobhan; Wheeler, David2010/01
WPS5068An analysis of various policy instruments to reduce congestion, fuel consumption and CO2 emissions in BeijingAnas, Alex; Timilsina, Govinda R.; Zheng, Siqi2009/10
WPS5071Pricing externalities from passenger transportation in Mexico cityParry, Ian W.H.; Timilsina, Govinda R.2009/10
WPS5017Lock-in effects of road expansion on CO2 emissions : results from a core-periphery model of BeijingAnas, Alex; Timilsina, Govinda R.2009/08
WPS5026On interfuel substitution : some international evidenceSerletis, Apostolos; Timilsina, Govinda; Vasetsky, Olexandr2009/08
WPS4867A review of regulatory instruments to control environmental externalities from the transport sectorTimilsina, Govinda R.; Dulal, Hari B.2009/03
WPS4866Energy demand models for policy formulation : a comparative study of energy demand modelsBhattacharyya, Subhes C.; Timilsina, Govinda R.2009/03
WPS4868Wind power development : economics and policiesvan Kooten, G. Cornelis; Timilsina, Govinda R.2009/03
WPS4734The growth of transport cector CO2 emissions and underlying factors in Latin America and the CaribbeanTimilsina, Govinda R.; Shrestha, Ashish2008/09
WPS4652Fiscal policy instruments for reducing congestion and atmospheric emissions in the transport sector : a reviewTimilsina, Govinda R.; Dulal, Hari B.2008/06
WPS4341Review of environmental, economic and policy aspects of biofuelsRajagopal, Deepak; Zilberman, David2007/09

Last updated: 2010-07-23




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