Cambridge Working Papers in Economics (CWPE)
About this collection
Cambridge Working Papers in Economics (CWPE) is a new series of papers from the Faculty of Economics and the Department of Applied Economics. It supersedes the DAE Working Paper series.
Please note the Working Papers often represent early stages in the presentation of research findings, and should not be quoted without permission.
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Does risk aversion affect transmission and generation planning? A Western North America case study (Department of Applied Economics, 2016-08-24)We investigate the effects of risk aversion on optimal transmission and generation expansion planning in a competitive and complete market. To do so, we formulate a stochastic model that minimizes a weighted average of ...
(Department of Applied Economics, 2016-08-24)In recent years, geopolitical events have raised questions about the security of European energy supplies and which electricity generation technologies present an optimal fuel mix. Likewise, private investors need to ...
(Department of Applied Economics, 2016-08-24)Although earthquakes are large idiosyncratic shocks for affected regions, little is known of their impact on economic activity. Seismic events are rare, the data is crude (the Richter scale measures the magnitude but says ...
(Department of Applied Economics, 2016-08-24)A major change of the property tax system in 2011 generated significant variation in the amount of housing taxes paid by Italian households. Using new questions added to the Survey on Household Income and Wealth (SHIW), ...