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Rick van der Ploeg

Research Fellow

University
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Research field
Spatial Economics
Interests
Development, Environmental Economics, Macroeconomics, Public Finance, Resource Economics

Key publications

List of publications

van der Ploeg, F. and Rezai, A. (2020). The risk of policy tipping and stranded carbon assets Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, :.

Jaakkola, N. and van der Ploeg, F. (2019). Non-cooperative and cooperative climate policies with anticipated breakthrough technology Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, :.

van der Ploeg, F. and Rezai, A. (2019). The agnostic's response to climate deniers: Price carbon! European Economic Review, 111:70--84.

van der Ploeg, F. and de Zeeuw, A. (2019). Pricing Carbon and Adjusting Capital to Fend Off Climate Catastrophes Environmental and Resource Economics, 72(1):29--50.

Arezki, R., van der Ploeg, F. and Toscani, F. (2019). The shifting natural wealth of nations: The role of market orientation Journal of Development Economics, 138:228--245.

van der Ploeg, F. (2019). Macro policy responses to natural resource windfalls and the crash in commodity prices Journal of International Money and Finance, 96:263--282.

van der Ploeg, F. and Rezai, A. (2019). Simple Rules for Climate Policy and Integrated Assessment Environmental and Resource Economics, 72(1):77--108.

Jacobs, B. and Van der Ploeg, F. (2019). Redistribution and Pollution Taxes with Non-linear Engel-curves Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 95:198--226.

van der Ploeg, F. (2018). Political economy of dynamic resource wars Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 92:765--782.

Rezai, A. and van der Ploeg, F. (2018). Climate policies under climate model uncertainty: Max-min and min-max regret Energy Economics, 68(October):4--16.

van der Ploeg, F. and de Zeeuw, A. (2018). Climate Tipping and Economic Growth: Precautionary Capital and the Price of Carbon Journal of the European Economic Association, 16(5):1577–1617.

van der Ploeg, R. and Poelhekke, S. (2017). The Impact of Natural Resources: A survey of recent quantitative evidence Journal of Development Studies, 53(2):205--216.

van der Ploeg, F. (2017). Book review of 'Blood Oil - Tyrants, Violence and the Rules that run the World' by Leif Wenar Economics and Philosophy, 33(2):320--325.

van der Meijden, G., van der Ploeg, R. and Withagen, C. (2017). Frontiers of Climate Change Economics Environmental and Resource Economics, 68(1):1--14.

van den Bremer, T.S. and van der Ploeg, F. (2016). Saving Alberta’s resource revenues: role of intergenerational and liquidity funds Energy Policy, 99(December):132--146.

van der Ploeg, F. (2016). Second-best carbon taxation in the global economy: The Green Paradox and carbon leakage revisited Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 78(July):85--105.

van der Ploeg, F. (2016). Fossil fuel producers under threat Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 32(2):206--222.

van den Bremer, T., van der Ploeg, F. and Wills, S. (2016). The Elephant in The Ground: Managing Oil and Sovereign Wealth European Economic Review, 82(February):113--131.

van der Ploeg, F. and de Zeeuw, A.J. (2016). Non-cooperative and cooperative responses to climate catastrophes in the global economy: A North-South perspective Environmental and Resource Economics, 65(3):519--540.

van der Ploeg, F. and Withagen, C. (2015). Global Warming and the Green Paradox: A Review of Adverse Effects of Climate Policies Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, 9(2):285--303.

Rezai, A. and van der Ploeg, F. (2015). Robustness of a simple rule for the social cost of carbon Economics Letters, 132:48--55.

van der Meijden, G.C., van der Ploeg, R. and Withagen, C. (2015). International Capital Markets, Oil Producers and the Green Paradox European Economic Review, 76(May):275--297.

Poelhekke, S. and van der Ploeg, F. (2015). Green havens and pollution havens The World Economy, 38(7):1159--1178.

Arezki, R., Loungani, P., van der Ploeg, R. and Venables, AnthonyJ. (2014). Understanding international commodity price fluctuations Journal of International Money and Finance, 42:1--8.

van der Ploeg, F. (2014). Abrupt positive feedback and the social cost of carbon European Economic Review, 67:28--41.

van der Ploeg, R. (2014). Guidelines for exploiting natural resource wealth Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 30(1):145--169.

Withagen, C. and van der Ploeg, F. (2014). Growth, renewables and the optimal carbon tax International Economic Review, 55(1):283--311.

van der Ploeg, F. and Venables, A. (2013). Absorbing a windfall of foreign exchange: Dutch disease dynamics Journal of Development Economics, 103:229--243.

van den Bremer, T.S. and van der Ploeg, F. (2013). Managing and Harnessing Volatile Oil Windfalls IMF Economic Review, 61(1):130--167.

van der Ploeg, F. and Withagen, C. (2012). Too Much Coal, too little Oil Journal of Public Economics, 96(1-2):62--77.

van der Ploeg, F. and Withagen, C. (2012). Is there really a green paradox? Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 64(3):342--363.

van der Ploeg, F. and Venables, A. (2011). Harnessing windfall revenues: Optimal policies for resource-rich developing economies Economic Journal, 121(551):1--30.

van der Ploeg, F. and Arezki, R. (2011). Do natural resources depress income per capita? Review of Development Economics, 15(3):504--521.

van der Ploeg, F. (2011). Rapacious resource depletion, excessive investment and insecure property rights: A puzzle Environmental and Resource Economics, 48(1):105--128.

van der Ploeg, F. (2011). Natural resources: Curse of blessing? Journal of Economic Literature, 49(2):366--420.

van der Ploeg, F. and Poelhekke, S. (2010). The pungent smell of 'Red Herrings': subsoil assets, rents, volatility and the resource curse Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 60(1):44--55.

Van der Ploeg, R. and Venables, T. (2009). Symposium on resource rich economies - Introduction Oxford Economic Papers, 61(4):625--627.

Poelhekke, S. and van der Ploeg, F. (2009). Foreign direct investment and urban concentrations: unbundling spatial lags Journal of Regional Science, 49(4):749--775.

van der Ploeg, F. and Poelhekke, S. (2009). Volatility and the natural resource curse Oxford Economic Papers, 61(4):727--760.

van der Ploeg, F. and Poelhekke, S. (2008). Globalization and the rise of mega-cities in the developing world Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, 1(3):477--501.