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Elasticity of substitution

Position: Modelling impacts of environmental, energy, and climate regulation at macro level

Description: A prospective candidate will be responsible to contribute in building, enrichment, and application of the energy system optimisation model (TIMES) and/or a macro-structural model like computable general equilibrium model to assess the impacts of regulation on the economy, energy use, the environment, and the costs in the Czech Republic. Previous experience with an energy system model and/or a CGE model and using GAMS software is required. Good econometric skills are asset.

Funding: Position will be co-financed from the EXPRO FEM3 project funded by the Czech Science Foundation (GAČR) and project supported by the Czech Technology Agency within its programme “Prostředí pro život 2”.

Workplace/Institution: A prospective candidate will be involved in a research team at Environmental Economics and Sociology Unit at the Environment Center (Charles University).

Supervisor: Dr. Milan Ščasný

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Phone: +420 220 199 477

Position available: from January 1, 2021

Deadline date for applications: July 25, 2020

Applicants must submit required documents to: Dr. Milan Ščasný, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (project supervisor)  

Please also attach your CV and a job market paper.

Information about the open position:

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Urban, J., Braun Kohlová, M., & Bahník, Š. (2020). No Evidence of Within-Domain Moral Licensing in the Environmental Domain. Environment and Behavior, Environment and Behavior. Permanent link.

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Dlouhý, J., Dlouhá, J., (2019). Scientific Evidences on Climate Change – Objective Facts, or Arguments for Societal Transformation. Životné prostredie,53/4, 2019, Permanent link 

Braun Kohlová, M., Urban, J.. (2020). Buy green, gain prestige and social status. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 69, June 2020, Temporary linkPermanent link  

Harris, S., Weinzettel, J., Bigano, A., Källmén, A. (2020). Low carbon cities in 2050? GHG emissions of European cities using production-based and consumption-based emission accounting methodsJournal of Cleaner Production, 248, 1 March 2020, 119206, Permanent link 

Kiuila, O., Markandya, A., Ščasny, M. (2019), Taxing Air Pollutants and Carbon Individually or Jointly: Results from a CGE Model Enriched by an Emission Abatement Sector. Economic System Research, 31:1, 21-43. Permanent link

Alberini, A., Khymych, O., Ščasný, M. (2019), Response to Extreme Energy Price Changes: Evidence from UkraineThe Energy Journal, Vol. 40, No. 1: 189-212. Permanent link.

Kyselá, E., Ščasný, M., Zvěřinová, I. (2019), Analysing attitudes to climate change mitigation policies. Climate Policy, 19:7, 878-892 Permanent link.

Alberini, A., Ščasný, M. (2018), The Benefits of Avoiding Cancer (or Dying from Cancer): Evidence from a Four-country Study. Journal of Health Economics 57: 249-262 Permanent link.