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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, Frederick and Armon Rezai. 2019. The agnostic's response to climate deniers: Price carbon!. European Economic Review, 111, 70--84, 0014-2921

Niko Jaakkola and van der Ploeg, Frederick. 2019. Non-cooperative and cooperative climate policies with anticipated breakthrough technology. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 0095-0696

van der Ploeg, Frederick. 2019. Political economy of dynamic resource wars. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 0095-0696

van der Ploeg, Frederick and de Zeeuw, Aart. 2019. Pricing Carbon and Adjusting Capital to Fend Off Climate Catastrophes. Environmental and Resource Economics, 1--22, 0924-6460

van der Ploeg, Frederick. 2019. Macro policy responses to natural resource windfalls and the crash in commodity prices. Journal of International Money and Finance, 0261-5606

van der Ploeg, F. and de Zeeuw, Aart. 2018. Climate Tipping and Economic Growth: Precautionary Capital and the Price of Carbon. Journal of the European Economic Association, 16, 1577–1617, 1542-4766

Armon Rezai and van der Ploeg, Frederick. 2018. Climate policies under climate model uncertainty: Max-min and min-max regret. Energy Economics, 68, 4--16, 0140-9883

van der Ploeg, Frederick and Armon Rezai. 2018. Simple Rules for Climate Policy and Integrated Assessment. Environmental and Resource Economics, 0924-6460

van der Ploeg, R. and S. Poelhekke. 2017. The Impact of Natural Resources: A survey of recent quantitative evidence. Journal of Development Studies, 53, 205--216, 0022-0388

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, 320--325, 0266-2671

van der Meijden, Gerard and van der Ploeg, Rick and Cees Withagen. 2017. Frontiers of Climate Change Economics. Environmental and Resource Economics, 68, 1--14, 0924-6460

van den Bremer, T. and van der Ploeg, F. and S. Wills. 2016. The Elephant in The Ground: Managing Oil and Sovereign Wealth. European Economic Review, 82, 113--131, 0014-2921

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, 132--146, 0301-4215

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, 85--105, 0095-0696

van der Ploeg, F.. 2016. Fossil fuel producers under threat. Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 32, 206--222, 0266-903X

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, 519--540, 0924-6460

van der Meijden, G.C. and van der Ploeg, R. and C.A.A.M. Withagen. 2015. International Capital Markets, Oil Producers and the Green Paradox. European Economic Review, 76, 275--297, 0014-2921

van der Ploeg, F. and C.A.A.M. Withagen. 2015. Global Warming and the Green Paradox: A Review of Adverse Effects of Climate Policies. Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, 9, 285--303, 1750-6816

A. Rezai and van der Ploeg, F.. 2015. Robustness of a simple rule for the social cost of carbon. Economics Letters, 132, 48--55, 0165-1765

S. Poelhekke and van der Ploeg, F.. 2015. Green havens and pollution havens. The World Economy, 38, 1159--1178, 0378-5920

van der Ploeg, F.. 2014. Abrupt positive feedback and the social cost of carbon. European Economic Review, 67, 28--41, 0014-2921

C.A.A.M. Withagen and van der Ploeg, F.. 2014. Growth, renewables and the optimal carbon tax. International Economic Review, 55, 283--311, 0020-6598

Rabah Arezki and Prakash Loungani and van der Ploeg, Rick and Venables, Anthony J.. 2014. Understanding international commodity price fluctuations. Journal of International Money and Finance, 42, 1--8, 0261-5606

van der Ploeg, R.. 2014. Guidelines for exploiting natural resource wealth. Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 30, 145--169, 0266-903X

van den Bremer, T.S. and van der Ploeg, F.. 2013. Managing and Harnessing Volatile Oil Windfalls. IMF Economic Review, 61, 130--167, 2041-4161

van der Ploeg, F. and A.J. Venables. 2013. Absorbing a windfall of foreign exchange: Dutch disease dynamics. Journal of Development Economics, 103, 229--243, 0304-3878

van der Ploeg, F. and C.A.A.M. Withagen. 2012. Too Much Coal, too little Oil. Journal of Public Economics, 96, 62--77, 0047-2727

van der Ploeg, F. and C.A.A.M. Withagen. 2012. Is there really a green paradox?. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 64, 342--363, 0095-0696

van der Ploeg, F. and A.J. Venables. 2011. Harnessing windfall revenues: Optimal policies for resource-rich developing economies. Economic Journal, 121, 1--30, 0013-0133

van der Ploeg, F.. 2011. Natural resources: Curse of blessing?. The Journal of Economic Literature, 49, 366--420, 0022-0515

van der Ploeg, F. and R. Arezki. 2011. Do natural resources depress income per capita?. Review of Development Economics, 15, 504--521, 1363-6669

van der Ploeg, F.. 2011. Rapacious resource depletion, excessive investment and insecure property rights: A puzzle. Environmental and Resource Economics, 48, 105--128, 0924-6460

van der Ploeg, F. and S. Poelhekke. 2010. The pungent smell of 'Red Herrings': subsoil assets, rents, volatility and the resource curse. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 60, 44--55, 0095-0696

S. Poelhekke and van der Ploeg, F.. 2009. Foreign direct investment and urban concentrations: unbundling spatial lags. Journal of Regional Science, 49, 749--775, 0022-4146

Van der Ploeg, Rick and Tony Venables. 2009. Symposium on resource rich economies - Introduction. Oxford Economic Papers, 61, 625--627, 0030-7653

van der Ploeg, F. and S. Poelhekke. 2009. Volatility and the natural resource curse. Oxford Economic Papers, 61, 727--760, 0030-7653

van der Ploeg, F. and S. Poelhekke. 2008. Globalization and the rise of mega-cities in the developing world. Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, 1, 477--501, 1752-1378