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Effects of renting on household energy expenditure: evidence from Australia

This paper uses household survey data from Australia to investigate whether renters face larger energy bills than otherwise similar households. The findings cast light on the potential for more ambitious policy responses to reduce energy-related disadvantages faced by renters in Australia.
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Contributing to regional decarbonization: Australia’s potential to supply zero-carbon commodities to the Asia-Pacific

This paper investigates three pathways by which Australia could export zero-carbon energy and products: direct exports of renewable electricity via sub-sea cables, exports of zero-carbon fuels (such as green hydrogen), and the export of 'green' metals processed from Australian ores using renewable energy.
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Fuel prices and road deaths: motorcyclists are different

This study estimates the effect of gasoline prices on road deaths by vehicle mode using annual data for 62 countries for 2000–2018 and all states of the United States (US) for 1998–2018.
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Carbon pricing efficacy: cross-country evidence

In this paper, the authors use a longitudinal dataset for 142 countries to estimate the contribution of carbon pricing to reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. They employ econometric techniques that control for other relevant factors, including other policies such as feed-in tariffs and renewable portfolio...
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Female parliamentarians and economic growth

This article investigates whether female political representation affects economic growth. Panel estimates for 119 democracies using fixed effects specifications and a system generalized method of moments approach suggest that, over recent decades, countries with higher shares of women in parliament have had faster growing economies.