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Articles in peer-reviewed journals:

Anthoff D. and J. Emmerling (2018): Inequality and the Social Cost of Carbon, Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, in press.

Manoussi V., Xepapadeas A., and J. Emmerling (2018): Climate Engineering under Deep Uncertainty, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, June 2018, in press. 10.1016/j.jedc.2018.06.003

Emmerling J. (2018): Sharing of Climate Risks across World Regions, Climate Change Economics, August 2018, in press. 10.1142/S2010007818500070

McCollum, D., Wilson C., Bevione M., Carrara S., Edelenbosch O.Y., Emmerling J., Guivarch C., Karkatsoulis P., Keppo I., Krey V., Lin Z., Ó Broin E., Paroussos L., Pettifor H., Ramea K., Riahi K., Sano F., Rodriguez B.S., and D. van Vuuren (2018): Interaction of consumer preferences and climate policies in the global transition to low-carbon vehicles, Nature Energy, in press. 10.1038/s41560-018-0195-z

Luderer G., Vrontisi Z., Bertram C., Edelenbosch O., Pietzcker R., Rogelj J., Sytze De Boer H., Drouet L., Emmerling J., Fricko O., Fujimori S., Havlík P., Iyer G., Kimon Keramidas, Alban Kitous, Pehl M., Krey V., Riahi K., Saveyn B., Tavoni M., van Vuuren D., and E. Kriegler (2018): Residual fossil CO2 emissions in 1.5–2 °C pathways, Nature Climate Change, Vol. 8, 626–633. 10.1038/s41558-018-0198-6

McCollum D., Zhou W., Bertram C., de Boer H.S., Bosetti V., Busch S., Despres J., Drouet L., Emmerling J., Fay M., Fricko O., Fujimori S., Gidden M., Harmsen M., Huppmann D., Iyer G., Krey V., Kriegler E., Nicolas C., Pachauri S., Parkinson S., Poblete-Cazenave M., Rafaj P., Rao N., Rozenberg J., Schmitz A., Schoepp W., van Vuuren D., and K. Riahi (2018): Energy investment needs for fulfilling the Paris Agreement and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, Nature Energy, online first. 10.1038/s41560-018-0179-z

Vinca A., Emmerling J., and M. Tavoni (2018): Bearing the Cost of Stored Carbon Leakage, Frontiers in Energy Research, Vol. 6, Art. 40, 1-11. 10.3389/fenrg.2018.00040

Rogelj J., Popp A., Calvin K., Luderer G., Emmerling J., Gernaat D., Fujimori S., Strefler J.,  Hasegawa T., Marangoni G., Krey V., Kriegler E., Riahi K., van Vuuren D., Doelman J., Drouet L., Edmonds J., Fricko O., Harmsen M., Havlík P., Humpenöder F., Stehfest E., and M. Tavoni (2018): Scenarios towards limiting global-mean temperature increase below 1.5°C, Nature Climate Change,  Vol. 8(3), March 2018, 325-332.  10.1038/s41558-018-0091-3

Jewell J., McCollum D., Emmerling J., Bertram C., Gernaat D., Krey V., Paroussos L., Berger L., Fragkiadakis K., Keppo I., Failali N., Tavoni M., van Vuuren D., Vinichenko V., and K. Riahi (2018): Limited climate benefits from fuel subsidy removal except in energy exporting regions, Nature, 554, No. 7691 (February 2018), 229-233. 10.1038/nature25467

Emmerling J. (2018): Discounting and intragenerational equity, Environment and Development Economics, Vol. 23, Issue 1 (February 2018), 19-36. 10.1017/S1355770X17000365

Emmerling J. and M. Tavoni (2018): Climate Engineering and Abatement: A ‘flat’ Relationship Under Uncertainty, Environmental and Resource Economics, Vol. 69, No. 2 (February 2018), 395-415. 10.1007/s10640-016-0104-5

Emmerling J., Groom B., and T. Wettingfeld (2017): Discounting and the representative median agent, Economics Letters, Vol. 161, December 2017, 78-81. 10.1016/j.econlet.2017.09.031

Emmerling J. and S. Qari (2017): Car ownership and hedonic adaptation, Journal of Economic Psychology, Vol. 61, August 2017, 29-38. 10.1016/j.joep.2017.02.014

Edelenbosch O., van Vuuren D., Bertram C., Carrara S., Emmerling J., Daly H., Kitous, A. McCollum, D., and N. Saadi Failali (2017): Transport fuel demand responses to fuel price and income projections: Comparison of integrated assessment models, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, Vol. 55, August 2017, 310-321. 10.1016/j.trd.2017.03.005

van Vuuren D., Riahi K., Calvin K., Dellink R., Emmerling J., Fujimori, S., KC S., Kriegler E., and B. O’Neill (2017): The Shared Socio-economic Pathways: Trajectories for human development and global environmental change, Global Environmental Change, Vol. 42, January 2017, 148-152. 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2016.10.009

Riahi K., van Vuuren D., Kriegler E., Edmonds J., O’Neill B., Fujimori S., Bauer N., Calvin K., Dellink R., Fricko O., Lutz W., Popp A., Crespo Cuaresma J., KC S., Leimbach M., Jiang L., Kram T., Rao S., Emmerling J., Ebi K., Hasegawa T., Havlik P., Humpenöder F., Aleluia Da Silva L., Smith S., Stehfest E., Bosetti V., Eom J., Gernaat D., Masui T., Rogelj J., Strefler S., Drouet L., Krey V., Luderer G., Harmsen M., Takahashi K., Baumstark L., Doelman J., Kainuma M., Klimont Z., Marangoni G., Lotze-Campen H., Obersteiner M., Tabeau A., and M. Tavoni (2017), The Shared Socioeconomic Pathways and their Energy, Land Use, and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Implications: An Overview, Global Environmental Change, Vol. 42, January 2017, 153-168. 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2016.05.009

Bauer N., Calvin K., Emmerling J., Fricko O., Fujimori S., Hilaire J., Eom J., Krey V., Kriegler E., Mouratiadou I., Sytze de Boer H., van den Berg M., Carrara S., Daioglou V., Drouet L., Edmonds J., Gernaat D., Havlik P., Johnson N., Klein D., Kyle P., Marangoni G., Masui T., Pietzcker R., Strubegger M., Wise M., Riahi K., van Vuuren D. (2017): Shared Socio‐Economic Pathways of the Energy Sector – Quantifying the Narratives, Global Environmental Change, Vol. 42, January 2017, 316-330.  10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2016.07.006

Kriegler E., Bauer B., Popp A., Humpenöder F., Leimbach M., Strefler J., Baumstark L., Bodirsky B.-L., Hilaire J., Klein D., Mouratiadou I., Weindl I., Bertram C., Dietrich J.-P., Luderer G., Pehl M., Pietzcker R., Piontek F., Lotze-Campen H., Biewald A., Bonsch M., Giannousakis A., Kreidenweis U., Müller C., Rolinski S., Schultes A., Schwanitz J., Stevanovic M., Calvin K., Emmerling J., Fujimori S., and O. Edenhofer (2017): Fossil-fueled development (SSP5): an energy and resource intensive scenario for the 21st century, Global Environmental Change, Vol. 42, January 2017, 297-315. 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2016.05.015

Berger L., Emmerling J., and M. Tavoni (2017): Managing Catastrophic Climate Risks Under Model Uncertainty Aversion, Management Science, Vol. 63, No. 3, 749-765. 10.1287/mnsc.2015.2365

Drouet L. and J. Emmerling (2016): Climate policy under socio-economic scenario uncertainty, Environmental Modelling & Software, Vol. 79, May 2016, 334-342. 10.1016/j.envsoft.2016.02.010

Lessmann, K., Kornek U., Bosetti V., Dellink R., Emmerling J., Eyckmans J., Nagashima M., Weikard H.-P., and Z. Yang (2015): The Stability and Effectiveness of Climate Coalitions: A Comparative Analysis of Multiple Integrated Assessment Models, Environmental and Resource Economics, Vol. 62, No. 4, 811–36. 10.1007/s10640-015-9886-0

Other publications:

Tavoni M., Bosetti V., Shayegh S., Drouet L., Emmerling J., Fuss S., Goeschl T., Guivarch C., Lontzek T., Manoussi V., Moreno-Cruz J., Muri H., Quaas M., and W. Rickels (2017): Challenges and opportunities for integrated modeling of climate engineering, FEEM Nota di lavoro 038.2017, link.

Dennig F., and J. Emmerling (2017): A Note on Optima With Negishi Weights CFI Working Paper. Princeton University, April 9, 2017.

Berger L., and J. Emmerling (2017): Welfare as Simple(x) Equity Equivalents, 2017, FEEM Nota di lavoro 014.2017,  

Reis L.A., Emmerling J., Tavoni M., and D. Raitzer (2016): The Economics of Greenhouse Gas Mitigation in Developing Asia, ADB Economics Working Paper Series No. 504, December 2016, Asian Development Bank, Mandaluyong City, Philippines.

Emmerling J. and M. Tavoni (2016): Geoengineering and Climate Change Mitigation: Trade-offs and Synergies as Foreseen by Integrated Assessment Models, in: “Climate Justice and Geoengineering” (edited by Christopher J. Preston), Rowman and Littlefield International (RLI), London, September 2016,, ISBN: 978-1-78348-636-6

Emmerling J., Drouet L., Aleluia Reis L., Bevione M., Berger L., Bosetti V., Carrara S., De Cian E., De Maere D'Aertrycke G., Longden T., Malpede M., Marangoni G., Sferra F., Tavoni M., Witajewski-Baltvilks J., Havlik P. (2016): The WITCH 2016 Model - Documentation and Implementation of the Shared Socioeconomic Pathways, FEEM Nota di Lavoro 42.2016. Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei, 2016.

Emmerling J. (2015): What keeps you from acting rationally?, blog article on COBHAM,, September 2015.

Emmerling J. (2015): Uncertainty and Natural Resources - Prudence facing Doomsday, 2015, FEEM Nota di Lavoro 049.2015,

Emmerling J. (2015): Climate Policy Negotiations – Insights from Game Theory, in: CTN - From theory to application, 8, September 2015, available at:

Emmerling J. and M. Tavoni (2013): Is Geoengineering a Viable Option for Dealing with Climate Change?, April 17, 2013,  Review of Environment, Energy and Economics (link) and

Emmerling J. (2012): Targeting cash transfers in Mali – A proxy means test approach, The World Bank, 2012, Washington, D.C.,

Emmerling, J. (2011): Essays in Environmental Economics and the Role of Risk, Inequality, and Time, Ph.D. thesis, Toulouse  School of Economics.

Country reports on Albania and FYR Macedonia (with P. Sanfey), in: Transition Report 2007: People in transition, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, 2007, pp.94-97 & 130-133, link.

Chahoud T., Emmerling J., Kolb D., Kubina I., Repinski G., and C. Schlaeger (2007): Corporate Social and Environmental Responsibility in India – Assessing the Global Compact’s Role, DIE Study No. 26, Bonn, ISBN: 978-3-88985-336-3.

Emmerling J. (2006): Metrology for the Natural Gas Sector – Triangular approaches for Latin America, Washington D.C., link.

Emmerling J. (2005): The natural resource curse an economic policy and political economic analysis, Free University Berlin, Master’s Thesis (in German), link.

Emmerling J. (2004): Political Determinants of Currency Crises – Evidence from four Countries, DIW, Berlin, link.

Emmerling J. (2003): Die Auswirkungen der Dollarisierung auf den produktiven Sektor, ILDIS Report, Quito, link/link.