Dr. Michael Pahle




Potsdam-Institut für Klimafolgenforschung (PIK)
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Artikel in begutachteten Fachzeitschriften & Arbeitspapiere:
  • Quemin, Simon, Pahle, M.. 2021.Financials threaten to undermine the functioning of emissions markets. https://ssrn.com/abstract=3985079
  • Singhal, Puja, Michael Pahle, Matthias Kalkuhl, Stephan Sommer, Antoine Levesque, and Jessica Berneiser, submitted. “Beyond Good Faith: Why Evidence-Based Policy Is Necessary to Decarbonize Buildings Cost-Effectively.” SSRN Electronic Journal. https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3947800.
  • Mauer, E., Okullo, S., Pahle, M., R&R: Postponing Auctioning Versus Cancellation of Allowances in the EU ETS. SSRN Working Paper
  • Friedrich, M., Fries, S., Pahle, M., Edenhoer, O., submitted: Rules vs. Discretion in Cap-and-Trade Programs: Evidence from the EU Emission Trading System CESifo Working Paper
  • Friedrich, M., Mauer, E., Tietjen, O., Pahle, M., submitted: From fundamentals to financial assets: the evolution of understanding price formation in the EU ETS. EconStor Working Paper
  • Sommer, Stephan, Linus Mattauch, and Michael Pahle. 2022. “Supporting Carbon Taxes: The Role of Fairness.” Ecological Economics 195 (May): 107359. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2022.107359.
  • Frondel, Manuel, Viola Helmers, Linus Mattauch, Michael Pahle, Stephan Sommer, Christoph M. Schmidt, and Ottmar Edenhofer. 2022. “Akzeptanz Der CO2-Bepreisung in Deutschland: Die Große Bedeutung Einer Rückverteilung Der Einnahmen.” Perspektiven Der Wirtschaftspolitik, March. https://doi.org/10.1515/pwp-2021-0050.
  • Perino, G., Willner, M., Quemin, S., Pahle, M., in press: "The Market Stability Reserve in the EU ETS: Firefighter or fanning the flames?". Review of Environmental Economics and Policy.
  • Pahle, M., O. Tietjen, S. Osorio, F. Egli, B. Steffen, T. S. Schmidt, and O. Edenhofer. 2022. “Safeguarding the Energy Transition against Political Backlash to Carbon Markets.” Nature Energy 7 (3): 290–96. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41560-022-00984-0.
  • Pahle, Michael, Roberto Schaeffer, Shonali Pachauri, Jiyong Eom, Aayushi Awasthy, Wenying Chen, Corrado Di Maria, et al. 2021. “The Crucial Role of Complementarity, Transparency and Adaptability for Designing Energy Policies for Sustainable Development.” Energy Policy 159 (December): 112662. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2021.112662.
  • Osorio, Sebastian, Oliver Tietjen, Michael Pahle, Robert C. Pietzcker, and Ottmar Edenhofer. 2021. “Reviewing the Market Stability Reserve in Light of More Ambitious EU ETS Emission Targets.” Energy Policy 158 (May 2020): 112530. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2021.112530.
  • Tietjen, Oliver, Kai Lessmann, and Michael Pahle. 2021. “Hedging and Temporal Permit Issuances in Cap-and-Trade Programs: The Market Stability Reserve under Risk Aversion.” Resource and Energy Economics 63 (February): 101214. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.reseneeco.2020.101214.
  • Gambardella, Christian, Michael Pahle, and Wolf-Peter Schill. 2020. “Do Benefits from Dynamic Tariffing Rise? Welfare Effects of Real-Time Retail Pricing Under Carbon Taxation and Variable Renewable Electricity Supply.” Environmental and Resource Economics 75 (1): 183–213. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10640-019-00393-0.
  • Osorio, Sebastian, Robert C. Pietzcker, Michael Pahle, and Ottmar Edenhofer. 2020. “How to Deal with the Risks of Phasing out Coal in Germany.” Energy Economics 87: 104730. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eneco.2020.104730.
  • Leipprand, Anna, Christian Flachsland, and Michael Pahle. 2020. “Starting Low, Reaching High? Sequencing in EU Climate and Energy Policies.” Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions 37 (December): 140–55. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eist.2020.08.006.
  • Steffen, Bjarne, Florian Egli, Michael Pahle, and Tobias S. Schmidt. 2020. “Navigating the Clean Energy Transition in the COVID-19 Crisis.” Joule, 1–5. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joule.2020.04.011.
  • Flachsland, Christian, Michael Pahle, Dallas Burtraw, Ottmar Edenhofer, Milan Elkerbout, Carolyn Fischer, Oliver Tietjen, and Lars Zetterberg. 2020. “How to Avoid History Repeating Itself: The Case for an EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) Price Floor Revisited.” Climate Policy 20 (1): 133–42. https://doi.org/10.1080/14693062.2019.1682494.
  • Schmidt, Tobias S, Bjarne Steffen, Florian Egli, Michael Pahle, Oliver Tietjen, and Ottmar Edenhofer. 2019. “Adverse Effects of Rising Interest Rates on Sustainable Energy Transitions.” Nature Sustainability 2 (9): 879–85. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41893-019-0375-2.
  • Gambardella, Christian, and Michael Pahle. 2018. “Time-Varying Electricity Pricing and Consumer Heterogeneity: Welfare and Distributional Effects with Variable Renewable Supply.” Energy Economics 76 (October): 257–73. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eneco.2018.08.020.
  • Pahle, Michael, Dallas Burtraw, Christian Flachsland, Nina Kelsey, Eric Biber, Jonas Meckling, Ottmar Edenhofer, and John Zysman. 2018. “Sequencing to Ratchet up Climate Policy Stringency.” Nature Climate Change 8 (10): 861–67. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41558-018-0287-6.
  • Schill, W.-P., M. Pahle, and C. Gambardella. 2017. “Start-up Costs of Thermal Power Plants in Markets with Increasing Shares of Variable Renewable Generation.” Nature Energy 2 (6). https://doi.org/10.1038/nenergy.2017.50.
  • Leipprand, A., C. Flachsland, and M. Pahle. 2017. “Energy Transition on the Rise: Discourses on Energy Future in the German Parliament.” Innovation 30 (3). https://doi.org/10.1080/13511610.2016.1215241.
  • Schwerhoff, G., U. Kornek, K. Lessmann, and M. Pahle. 2017. “Leadership in Climate Change Mitigation: Consequences and Incentives.” Journal of Economic Surveys. https://doi.org/10.1111/joes.12203.
  • Leipprand, A., C. Flachsland, and M. Pahle. 2017. “Advocates or Cartographers? Scientific Advisors and the Narratives of German Energy Transition.” Energy Policy 102. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2016.12.021.
  • Nahmmacher, P., E. Schmid, M. Pahle, and B. Knopf. 2016. “Strategies against Shocks in Power Systems – An Analysis for the Case of Europe.” Energy Economics 59. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eneco.2016.09.002.
  • Tietjen, O., M. Pahle, and S. Fuss. 2016. “Investment Risks in Power Generation: A Comparison of Fossil Fuel and Renewable Energy Dominated Markets.” Energy Economics 58. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eneco.2016.07.005.
  • Pahle, M., W.-P. Schill, C. Gambardella, and O. Tietjen. 2016. “Renewable Energy Support, Negative Prices, and Real-Time Pricing.” Energy Journal 37 (SpecialIssue3). https://doi.org/10.5547/01956574.37.SI3.mpah.
  • Joas, Fabian, Michael Pahle, Christian Flachsland, and Amani Joas. 2016. “Which Goals Are Driving the Energiewende? Making Sense of the German Energy Transformation.” Energy Policy 95: 42–51. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421516301719.
  • Pahle, M., S. Pachauri, and K. Steinbacher. 2016. “Can the Green Economy Deliver It All? Experiences of Renewable Energy Policies with Socio-Economic Objectives.” Applied Energy 179. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.06.073.
  • Steinbacher, Karoline, and Michael Pahle. 2016. “Leadership and the Energiewende: German Leadership by Diffusion.” Global Environmental Politics 16 (4): 70–89. https://doi.org/10.1162/GLEP_a_00377.
  • Pahle, M., and H. Schweizerhof. 2016. “Time for Tough Love: Towards Gradual Risk Transfer to Renewables in Germany.” Economics of Energy and Environmental Policy 5 (2). https://doi.org/10.5547/2160-5890.5.2.mpah.
  • Knopf, Brigitte, Michael Pahle, Hendrik Kondziella, Fabian Joas, Ottmar Edenhofer, and Thomas Bruckner. 2014. “Germany’s Nuclear Phase-Out: Sensitivities and Impacts on Electricity Prices and CO2 Emissions.” Economics of Energy and Environmental Policy 3: 89–105. https://doi.org/10.5547/2160-5890.3.1.bkno.
  • Pahle, M., K. Lessmann, O. Edenhofer, and N. Bauer. 2013. “Investments in Imperfect Power Markets under Carbon Pricing: A Case Study Based Analysis.” Energy Journal 34 (4). https://doi.org/10.5547/01956574.34.4.10.
  • Schmid, Eva, Michael Pahle, and Brigitte Knopf. 2013. “Renewable Electricity Generation in Germany: A Meta-Analysis of Mitigation Scenarios.” Energy Policy 61: 1151–63. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2013.06.105.
  • Edenhofer, Ottmar, Lion Hirth, Brigitte Knopf, Michael Pahle, Steffen Schlömer, Eva Schmid, and Falko Ueckerdt. 2013. “On the Economics of Renewable Energy Sources.” Energy Economics 40 (December): S12–23. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eneco.2013.09.015.
  • Pahle, Michael, Lin Fan, and Wolf Peter Schill. 2011. “How Emission Certificate Allocations Distort Fossil Investments: The German Example.” Energy Policy 39 (4): 1975–87.
  • Pahle, Michael. 2010. “Germany’s Dash for Coal: Exploring Drivers and Factors.” Energy Policy 38 (7): 3431–42.
Sonstige Artikel:
  • Pahle, Michael, Stephan Sommer, und Linus Mattauch. 2021. “Wie Fairness Die Öffentliche Zustimmung Zur CO2-Bepreisung Beeinflusst.” Ifo Schnelldienst, no. 6: 18–22. https://www.ifo.de/publikationen/2021/zeitschrift-einzelheft/ifo-schnelldienst-062021.
  • Pahle, Michael, and Ottmar Edenhofer. 2021. “Discretionary Intervention Destabilizes the EU Emissions Trading System: Evidence and Recommendations for a Rule-Based Cap Adjustment.” CESifo Forum 22 (3): 41–46. https://www.cesifo.org/de/publikationen/2021/aufsatz-zeitschrift/discretionary-intervention-destabilizes-eu-emissions-trading.
  • Pahle, Michael, Oliver Tietjen, Sebastian Osorio, Brigitte Knopf, Christian Flachsland, Pinar Korkmaz, und Ulrich Fahl. 2020. Die Anschärfung der EU-2030-Klimaziele und Implikationen für Deutschland. Energiewirtschatliche Tagesfragen 70, Nr. 7/8: 10–13. Link
  • Pahle, M., O. Edenhofer, R. Pietzcker, O. Tietjen, S. Osorio und C. Flachsland. 2019. Die unterschätzten Risiken des Kohleausstiegs. Energiewirtschatliche Tagesfragen 62, Nr. 6: 37–40. Link
  • Pahle, Michael, Claudia Zabel, Ottmar Edenhofer, Ulrich Fahl, Manfred Fischedick, Kai Hufendiek, Michèle Knodt, et al. 2019. “Interdisziplinärer Synthesebericht Zum Kohleausstieg: ENavi Informiert Die Kohlekommission.” GAIA - Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society 28 (1): 61–62. https://doi.org/10.14512/gaia.28.1.15.
  • Joas, Fabian, and Michael Pahle. 2014. “Die Ziele Der Energiewende : Eine Kartierung Der Prioritäten.” Ifo Schnelldienst 9: 6–11.
  • Pahle, Michael, Brigitte Knopf, and Ottmar Edenhofer. 2012. “Die Deutsche Energiewende: Gesellschaftliches Experiment Und Sozialer Lernprozess.” GAIA 21 (4): 284–87.
Policy Reports & Briefs:
  • Bruegel Policy Contribution
  • Ariadne
  • Grischa Policy Brief
  • CO2-Preis
  • ETS Reform
  • O. Edenhofer, M. Pahle, 2021. "Ein umfassender CO2-Preis als Leitinstrument für die europäische Klimapolitik" In: Lang, Joachim, and Siegfrid Russwurm, (Hrsg.): Die Europäische Alternative. Herder.
  • O. Edenhofer, M. Pahle, 2021. "Eine CO2-freie Produktion als Ziel einer nachhaltigen Industrie". In: Lemb, Wolfgang, (Hrsg.): Perspektiven eines Industriemodells der Zukunft. Metropolis.
  • In Vorbereitung: Klimawandel in Deutschland: Entwicklungen, Folgen, Risiken und Perspektiven. Springer.
  • In Vorbereitung: Bruegel Contribution

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