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Scholarly Publications

Norway's Evolving Champion: Statoil and the Politics of State Enterprise

May 2010

Executive summary: Statoil was founded in 1972 as the national oil company (NOC) of Norway.  Along with Brazil's Petrobras, Statoil today is a leader in several technological areas including...

Innovation in China's Energy Sector

March 2007

The performance of China's national system of innovation has improved since reforms began in 1978, but reform impact by sector is not well characterized.

Electricity Restructuring and the Social Contract

May 2003

The electricity sector is a major contributor to air and water pollution. Electricity also supplies vital services to modern societies-it literally powers economic growth.

News

Stanford course provides opportunity for students to see textbook methods in action

October 2015

The Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) and Office of International Affairs (OIA) launched a pilot collaboration last year to provide a rigorous, immersive teaching and...

Victor to teach political economy of energy class again this winter

October 2008

PESD Director David Victor will be teaching "The Political Economy of Energy Policy" in the upcoming winter quarter.

Events

Climate Policy Instruments in the Real World

September 7, 2010

The Program on Energy and Sustainable Development in collaboration with Stanford University's Graduate School of Business and Stanford Law School hosted a special conference on Climate Policy...

2010 MIIS International Trade and Investment Conference: Opportunities and Strategies in Emerging Economies

March 12, 2010

PESD researcher Richard K. Morse to speak on the "Carbon Markets: Developing Countries & the Next Clean Development Mechanism" panel.

Electricity and the Human Prospect Conference

December 8, 2004

During the 20th century electricity spread from tiny islands of experimental service to become the world's most important energy carrier.

Projects

Climate Change Policy

Many of the most significant efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions employ market mechanisms.  Notably, under the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS), major emitters in Europe are...
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