Publications

Peer Reviewed Articles:

Mendelsohn, R. and E. Massetti. 2017. “Using Cross-Sectional Analysis to Measure the Impact of Climate on Agriculture.” Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, accepted.

Bozzola, M., E. Massetti, R. Mendelsohn and F. Capitanio. 2017. “A Ricardian Analysis of the Impact of Climate Change on Italian Agriculture.” European Review of Agricultural Economics, forthcoming.

Mendelsohn, R. and E. Massetti. 2016. Using Cross-Sectional Analysis to Measure the Impact of Climate on Agriculture. Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, .1(2): 280–298.

Van Passel, S., E. Massetti and R. Mendelsohn. 2015. “A Ricardian Analysis of the Impact of Climate Change on European Agriculture.” Environmental and Resource Economics, 67: 725-760.

Massetti, E., C. Carraro, S. Gupta, J. Harnish and R.J. Kopp. 2017. “Investments in and Macroeconomic Costs of Climate Mitigation in the Working Group III Contribution to the Fifth Assessment Report of the IPCC.Energy Policy, 109: 414–417.

Brown, M., Y. Li, E. Massetti and M. Lapsa. 2017. “U.S. Sulfur Dioxide Emission Reductions: Contributing Factors and a Carbon Dioxide Penalty.The Electricity Journal, 30(1): 17-24.

Massetti E., R. Mendelsohn and S. Chonabayashi. 2016. “How Well Do Degree Days over the Growing Season Capture the Effect of Climate on Farmland Values?” Energy Economics, 60: 144-150.

Ščasný, M., E. Massetti, J. Melichar and S. Carrara. 2015. “The ancillary benefits of the Representative Concentration Pathways on Air Quality in Europe.Environmental and Resource Economics, 62(2): 383-415.

Favero, A. and E. Massetti. 2014. “Trade of Woody Biomass for Electricity Generation Under Climate Mitigation Policy.Resource and Energy Economics36(1): 166-190.

Massetti, E. and E. C. Ricci. 2013. “An Assessment of the Optimal Size and Timing of Investments in Concentrated Solar Power.Energy Economics, 38: 186-203.

Bosetti, V., C. Carraro, E. De Cian, E. Massetti and M. Tavoni. 2013. “Incentives and Stability of International Climate Coalitions: An Integrated Assessment.Energy Policy, 55: 44–56.

Carraro, C. and E. Massetti. 2012. “Energy and Climate Change in China.Environment and Development Economics, 17(6): 689-713. Reprinted in Meinert, C., ed., “Nature, Environment, and Culture in East Asia: The Challenge of Climate Change”, Volume 1 of the series Climate and Culture, Leiden: Brill 2013.

Massetti, E. and M. Tavoni. 2012. “A Developing Asia Emission Trading Scheme (Asia ETS).” Energy Economics, 34, Supplement 3: S436-S443.

Carraro, C., A. Favero and E. Massetti. 2012. “Investments and Public Finance in a Green, Low Carbon Economy.” Energy Economics, 34, Supplement 1: S15-S28.

Massetti, E. 2012. “Short-Term and Long-Term Climate Mitigation Policy in Italy.” WIREs Climate Change, 3(2): 171–183.

Höhne, N., C. Taylor, R. Elias, M. den Elzen, K. Riahi, C. Chen, J. Rogelj, G. Grassi, F. Wagner, K. Levin and E. Massetti. 2012. “National Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Pledges and 2°C – Comparison of Studies.” Climate Policy, 12(3): 356-377.

Carraro, C. and E. Massetti. 2012. “Beyond Copenhagen: A Realistic Climate Policy in a Fragmented World.” Climatic Change, 110(3): 523-542.

Massetti, E. and R. Mendelsohn. 2011. “Estimating Ricardian Models with Panel Data.Climate Change Economics, 2(4): 301-319.

Massetti, E. and M. Tavoni. 2011. “The Cost of Climate Change Mitigation Policy in Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia.Climate Change Economics, 2(4): 341-370.

Massetti, E. 2011. “Carbon Tax Scenarios for China and India:Exploring Politically Feasible Mitigation Goals.International Environmental Agreements, Law, Economics and Politics, Special Issue. Reconciling Domestic Energy Needs and Global Climate Policy: Challenges and Opportunities for China and India, 11(3): 209-227.

Carraro, C. and E. Massetti. 2011. “Editorial.International Environmental Agreements, Law, Economics and Politics, Special Issue. Reconciling Domestic Energy Needs and Global Climate Policy: Challenges and Opportunities for China and India, 11(3): 205-208.

Carraro, C., E. De Cian, E. Massetti, L. Nicita and E. Verdolini. 2010. “Environmental Policy and Technical Change: a Survey.International Review of Environmental and Resource Economics, 4(2): 163-219.

Carraro, C., E. Massetti and L. Nicita. 2009. “How Does Climate Policy Affect Technical Change? An Analysis of the Direction and Pace of Technical Progress in a Climate-Economy Model.The Energy Journal, Special Issue. Climate Change Policies After 2012, October 2009, 30 (Special Issue 2): 7-38.

Bosetti, V., C. Carraro, E. Massetti, A. Sgobbi and M. Tavoni. 2009. “Optimal Energy Investment and R&D Strategies to Stabilise Greenhouse Gas Atmospheric Concentrations.Resource and Energy Economics, May 2009, 31(2): 123-137.

Bosetti, V., C. Carraro and E. Massetti. 2009. “Banking Permits: Economic Efficiency and Distributional Effects.” Journal of Policy Modeling, May-June 2009, 31(3): 382-403.

Bosetti, V., C. Carraro, E. Massetti and M. Tavoni. 2008. “International Technology Spillovers and the Economics of Greenhouse Gas Atmospheric Stabilization.Energy Economics, November 2008, 30(6): 2912-2929.

Massetti, E., S. Pinton and D. Zanoni. 2007. “National Through to Local Climate Policy in Italy.Environmental Sciences, 4(3): 149-158.

Bosetti, V., C. Carraro, M. Galeotti, E. Massetti and M. Tavoni. 2006, “WITCH: A World Induced Technical Change Hybrid Model.” The Energy Journal, Special Issue #2. Hybrid Modelling of Energy-Environment Policies: Reconciling Bottom-up and Top-down, December 2006: 13-38.


Chapters in Books:

Massetti, E. 2015. “The Macroeconomics of Climate Policy: Investments and Financial Flows.” In: Barrett, S., C. Carraro and J. De Melo, eds., Towards a Workable and Effective Climate Regime. CEPR Press, London.

Gupta S., J. Harnisch, D.C. Barua, L. Chingambo, P. Frankel, R.J. Garrido Vázquez, L. Gómez-Echeverri, E. Haites, Y. Huang, R. Kopp, B. Lefèvre, H. Machado-Filho, and E. Massetti. 2014. “Cross-cutting Investment and Finance Issues.” In: Climate Change 2014: Mitigation of Climate Change. Contribution of Working Group III to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Edenhofer, O., R. Pichs-Madruga, Y. Sokona, E. Farahani, S. Kadner, K. Seyboth, A. Adler, I. Baum, S. Brunner, P. Eickemeier, B. Kriemann, J. Savolainen, S. Schlömer, C. von Stechow, T. Zwickel and J.C. Minx (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA.

Bosetti, V., C. Carraro, E. Massetti and M. Tavoni. 2014. “Introduction.” In V. Bosetti, C. Carraro, E. Massetti and M. Tavoni (eds.) The WITCH model. Edward Elgar, June 2014.

Massetti, E.. 2014. “A Climate-Constrained World.” In V. Bosetti, C. Carraro, E. Massetti and M. Tavoni (eds.) The WITCH model. Edward Elgar, June 2014.

Carraro, C. and E. Massetti. 2013. “International Climate Treaties and Coalition Building.” in Jason Shogren, Ed., Encyclopedia of Energy, Natural Resource and Environmental Economics, Elsevier, Vol 1, 57-62.

Massetti, E. and R. Mendelsohn, 2012. “The Impact of Climate Change on US Agriculture: a Cross-Section, Multi-Period, Ricardian Analysis,” in Ariel Dinar and Robert Mendelsohn, Eds, Handbook on Climate Change and Agriculture, Edward Elgar.

Carraro, C. and E. Massetti. 2010. “International Climate Change Negotiations: Lessons from Theory,” in E. Cerdá and X. Labandeira, Eds, Climate Change Policies – Global Challenges and Future Prospects, Edward Elgar.

Massetti, E. and M. Merola. 2009. “Indicatori di qualità della vita e di sviluppo umano sostenibile” in E. Chiappero-Martinetti and S. Pareglio, Eds, Qualità della vita e sviluppo umano sostenibile, Carocci, Roma.

Massetti, E. and M. Merola. 2009. “Dal Prodotto Interno Lordo allo sviluppo umano sostenibile,” in E. Chiappero-Martinetti and S. Pareglio, Eds, Qualità della vita e sviluppo umano sostenibile, Carocci, Roma.

Bosetti, V., A. Golub, A. Markandya, E. Massetti and M. Tavoni. 2008. “Abatement Cost Uncertainty and Policy Instrument Selection. A Dynamic Analysis" in Golub, A. and A. Markandya (eds), Modelling Environment-Improving Technological Innovations under Uncertainty, Routledge Publishing, December 2008. This chapter has been awarded the second prize for best paper at the 20th World Energy Congress, Rome 2007.


Working Papers:

Massetti, E. and R. Mendelsohn. 2011. “Estimating Ricardian Functions with Panel Data.” NBER Working Paper No. 17101.

Massetti, E. and F. Sferra. 2010. “A Numerical Analysis of Optimal Extraction and Trade of Oil Under Climate and R&D Policy” FEEM Nota di Lavoro No 113.2010.

Massetti, E. and L. Nicita. 2010. “Optimal R&D Investments and the Cost of GHG Stabilization when Knowledge Spills across Sectors” CESifo Working Paper, No. 2988.

Bosetti, V., E. Massetti and M. Tavoni. 2008. “The WITCH Model. Structure, Baseline, Solutions” FEEM Nota di Lavoro No 10.2007.


Other Publications:

Massetti E. and E.C. Ricci (2014). “Rethinking African solar power for Europe.voxeu.org, 23 July 2014.

Carraro, C. and E. Massetti (2012). “When Should China Start Cutting its Emissions?voxeu.org, 26 April 2012.
Bosetti, V., C. Carraro, E. Decian, E. Massetti and M. Tavoni. 2012. “Nations can work together for abetter planet, but cooperation on stringent climate targets will be difficult.voxeu.org, 23 April 2012.
Carraro, C. and E. Massetti. 2011. “Technical Innovations, Economic Development and Implications for Energy Use and Emissions” Energy Bulletin, UNESCO, 2(11).
Carraro, C. and E. Massetti. 2011. “The Greening of DevelopmentDevelopment Outreach Magazione, The World Bank, April 1.
UNEP. 2010. “The Emissions Gap Report - Are the Copenhagen Accord Pledges Sufficient to Limit Global Warming to 2° C or 1.5° C? A preliminary assessment”, United Nations Environment Programme, November 2010. Contributing Author to Chapter 3: “What are Expected Global Emissions in 2020?”
E. Massetti and M. Tavoni. 2011. “Climate Policy Modelling for the Special Report on Climate Change: the Low Carbon Transition.” Prepared for the Special Report on Climate Change: the Low Carbon Transition, EBRD, April 2011.
Carraro, C. and E. Massetti. 2010. “Two Good News from Copenhagen?voxeu.org, 15 January 2010.
Carraro, C. and E. Massetti. 2009. “Due gradi d’illusionelavoce.info, 30 October 2009.
Carraro, C. and E. Massetti. 2009. “The Improbable 2°C Global Warming Targetvoxeu.org, 3 September 2009.
Bosetti, V., C. Carraro, E. Massetti and M. Tavoni. 2008. “What a Different World. Costs and Policy for a Low Carbon Societyvoxeu.org, 24 January 2008.
Massetti, E. and M. Tavoni. 2006. “Il ritorno del nucleare.lavoce.info, 20 February 2006.
Bosetti, V. and E. Massetti. 2005. “Food for Oillavoce.info, 5 September 2005.