An Empirical Assessment of the Risk of Carbon Leakage in Poland

21 June 2013 - Special issues

By Oliver Sartor, Thomas Spencer

Poland is a particularly carbon intensive economy. This has created concern that it may be particularly exposed to carbon leakage. However, there is an absence of robust and transparent empirical research on carbon leakage risks in Poland. This study aims at filling this gap by assessing the impact of EU climate policy, in particular the EU Emissions Trading Scheme, on Polish industry.

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