University of Oxford

Rick van der Ploeg

Research Web Site

See also OxcarreResearch Papers , ideaspva185.html and

The costs of dictatorship: evidence from oil and gas contracts (21017). With Gerhard Toews.

Climate policies under climate model uncertainty: max-min and min-max regret (2017). With Armon Rezai. [oxcarrerp2017187]

The shifting natural wealth of nations: the role of market orientation (2017). [oxcarrerp2016180] Revised version of Shifting frontiers in global resource extraction: the role of policies and institutions, International Monetary Fund, Washington, D.C. (2016). With Rabah Arezki and Fred Toscanini. [ceprdp11553]

Climate policy with declining discount rates in a multi-region world – Back-on-the-envelope calculations, presented at the High Level Seminar ‘The Energy Transition, NDCs and the Post-COP21’, OCP Policy Centre and IMF, Marrakesh, 8-9 September (2016). With Armon Rezai.

Macro policy responses to natural resource windfalls and the crash in commodity prices, presented at the Closing Conference of the BIS CCA Research Network on ‘The Commodity Cycle: Macroeconomic and Financial Stability Implications’, Mexico City, 17-18 August, BIS Working Papers No. 616  (2016). [ ] [oxcarrerp2016178] Also CEPR Discussion Paper 11520. [cepr/11520]

Climate policies and catastrophic change: be prepared and avert risk, Research Paper 118, OxCarre (2013). Revised as Climate tipping and economic growth: precautionary saving and the social cost of carbon (April 2015). With Aart J. de Zeeuw. [oxcarrerp2013118 ]

Political economy of dynamic resource wars (2012, revised 2015). [oxcarrerp201297.pdf]

Stranded assets, the social cost of carbon, and directed technical change: macro dynamics of optimal climate policy, CESifo Working Paper No. 5787 (2015). With Armon Rezai. CESifoWPwp_id=19195460 Updated version: [ oxcarrerp2016176 ]

Non-cooperative and cooperative climate policies with anticipated breakthrough technology (2016). With Niko Jaakkola. [oxcarrerp2017190.pdf ]

The simple arithmetic of carbon pricing and stranded assets (2016). With Armon Rezai.

Optimal corrective taxes and income redistribution (2016). With Bas Jacobs. (This replaces the Precautionary climate change policies and optimal redistribution (2010). With B. Jacobs. [oxcarrerp201049])

Partisan cycles and natural resource management (2016). With Alex Schmitt.

Why are carbon taxes put off? Political economy of dithering (2016).

Breakthrough renewables and the Green Paradox, Research Paper 91, OxCarre, Oxford (2012). [oxcarrerp201291]

From Dutch disease to Dutch prudence: natural resource rents and fiscal sustainability in the Netherlands (2012). With T.S. van den Bremer and G. Schotten.