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Frank Jotzo

Professor; Director, Centre for Climate Economics and Policy; Research Director, Crawford School.


PhD (ANU), MEcDev (ANU), Dipl-VWL (HU Berlin)

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Full list of publications on ANU Researchers page and on ORCID.

Articles in academic journals
  • Jotzo, F., Karplus, V., Grubb, M., Löschel, A., Neuhoff, K., Wu, L. and Teng, F. (2018), ‘China’s emissions trading takes steps towards big ambitions’, Nature Climate Change doi:10.1038/s41558-018-0130-0
  • Richter, M., Mendelevitch, R. and Jotzo, F. (2018), Coal taxes as supply-side climate policy: a rationale for major exporters?, Climatic Change,
  • Fankhauser, S. and Jotzo, F. (2018), Economic growth and development with low-carbon energy, WIREs Climate Change.
  • Wang, B., Jotzo, F. and Qi, S. (2017), ‘Ex-post cap adjustment for China’s ETS: an applicable indexation rule, simulating the Hubei ETS, and implications for a national scheme’, Climate Policy 17(1), 1-16.
  • Teng, F., Jotzo, F. and Wang, Xin (2017), ‘Interactions between market reform and a carbon price in China’s power sector’, Economics of Energy and Environmental Policy 6:2.
  • Hepburn, C., Neuhoff, K., Acworth, W., Burtraw, D. and Jotzo, F., (2016), ‘The Economics of the EU ETS Market Stability Reserve’, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 80:1-5.
  • Bataille, C, Waisman, H, Colombier, M et al 2016, ‘The need for national deep decarbonization pathways for effective climate policy’, Climate Policy, S1:7-26.
  • Denis, A, Bataille, C & Jotzo, F 2016, ‘Managing carbon-intensive materials in a decarbonizing world without a global price on carbon’, Climate Policy, S1:110-126.
  • Pickering, J., Jotzo, F. and Wood, P. (2015), ‘Sharing the global climate finance effort fairly with limited coordination’, Global Environmental Politics 15(4): 39-62.
  • Jotzo, F. and Mazouz, S. (2015), ‘Brown coal exit: a market mechanism for regulated closure of highly emissions intensive power stations’. Economic Analysis and Policy 48: 71-81.
  • Dornan, M. and Jotzo, F. (2015), ‘Renewable Technologies and Risk Mitigation in Small Island Developing States: Fiji’s Electricity SectorRenewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews 48: 35-48.
  • Jotzo, F. and Löschel, A. (2014), ‘Emissions trading in China: Emerging experiences and international lessons’, Energy Policy 75: 3-8.
  • Dobes, L., Jotzo, F. and Stern, D. (2014), ‘The Economics of Global Climate Change: A Historical Literature Review’, Review of Economics, 65(3): 281-320.
  • Jotzo, F. and Löschel, A. (2014), ‘Emissions trading in China: Emerging experiences and international lessons’, Energy Policy 75: 3-8.
  • Teng, F. and Jotzo, F. (2014), ‘Reaping the Economic Benefits of Decarbonization for ChinaChina & World Economy 22(5): 37-54.
  • Raupach, M. R., Davis, S. J., Peters, G. P., Andrew, R. M., Canadell, J. G., Ciais, P., Friedlingstein, P., Jotzo, F., van Vuuren, D.P. and Le Quéré, C. (2014). ‘Sharing a quota on cumulative carbon emissions’, Nature Climate Change, 4(10): 873-879.
  • Pezzey, J.C.V and Jotzo, F. (2013), ‘Carbon tax needs thresholds to reach its full potential’, Nature Climate Change 3: 1008–1011 (26 November).
  • Jotzo, F. and Hatfield-Dodds, S. (2013), ‘The impact of the Garnaut Review on Australian climate policy: A comment’, Australian Journal of Political Science 48(4): 495-498.
  • Jotzo, F. (2013), ‘Reducing emissions: Keep Australia’s carbon price’, Nature 502:38 (Correspondence).
  • Jotzo, F. (2012), ‘Australia’s carbon price’, Nature Climate Change 2: 475–476.
  • Pezzey, J.C.V. and Jotzo, F. (2012), ‘Tax-versus-trading and efficient revenue recycling as issues for greenhouse gas abatement’, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 64(2): 230-236.
  • Jotzo, F., Jordan, T. and Fabian, N. (2012), ‘Policy Uncertainty about Australia’s Carbon Price: Expert Survey Results and Implications for Investment’, Australian Economic Review 45(4): 395–409. pre-publication version
  • Jotzo, F., Burke, P., Wood, P., Macintosh, A. and Stern, D. (2012), ‘Decomposing the 2010 global carbon dioxide emissions rebound’, Nature Climate Change, 2(4), 213-214. pre-publication version
  • Wood, P.J. and Jotzo, F. (2011), “Price floors for emissions trading”, Energy Policy 39(3): 1746-1753. pre-publication version
  • Stern, D.I. and Jotzo, F. (2010), ‘How Ambitious are China and India’s Emissions Intensity Targets?’, Energy Policy, 38(11): 6776-6783.
  • Pezzey, J.C.V., Mazouz, S. and Jotzo, F. (2010), ‘The logic of collective action and Australia’s climate policy’, Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 54: 185-202.
  • Jotzo, F. and Betz, R. (2009), ‘Australia’s emissions trading scheme: opportunities and obstacles for linking’, Climate Policy, vol. 9, pp. 402-414.
  • Garnaut, R., Howes, S., Jotzo, F. and Sheehan, P. (2008), ‘Emissions in the Platinum Age: the implications of rapid development for climate change mitigation’, Oxford Review of Economic Policy, vol. 24, pp. 377-401.
  • Pezzey, J.C.V, Jotzo, F. and Quiggin, J. (2008), ‘Fiddling while carbon burns: why climate policy needs pervasive emission pricing as well as technology promotion’, Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, vol. 52, no. 1, pp. 97-110.
  • Tacconi, L., Jotzo, F. and Grafton, R.Q. (2008), ‘Local causes, regional co-operation and global financing for environmental problems: the case of Southeast Asian Haze pollution’, International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics, vol. 8, no.1, pp. 1-16.
  • Jotzo, F. and Pezzey, J. (2007), ‘Optimal intensity targets for greenhouse emissions trading under uncertainty’, Environmental and Resource Economics, vol. 38, no. 2, pp. 259–284.
  • Narjoko, Dionisios A. and Jotzo, F. (2007), ‘Survey of recent developments’, Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies, vol. 43, no. 2, pp. 143-169.
    - Jotzo, F. (2007), ‘Climate Policy: where to and how’, Agenda, vol. 14, no.1, pp. 17-34.
  • Forner, C., Blaser, J., Jotzo, F. and Robledo, C. (2006), ‘Keeping the forest for the climate’s sake: avoiding deforestation in developing countries under the UNFCCC’, Climate Policy 6(3): 275-294.
  • Jotzo, F. (2005), ‘Developing countries and the future of the Kyoto Protocol’, Global Change, Peace and Security, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 77-86.
  • Levantis, T., Jotzo, F. and Tulpulé, V. (2005), ‘Sweetening the Transition in EU Sugar Preferences: The Case of Fiji’, The World Economy, vol. 28, no. 6, pp. 893–916.
  • Michaelowa, A. and Jotzo, F. (2005), ‘Transaction costs, institutional rigidities and the size of the Clean Development Mechanism’, Energy Policy, vol. 33, no. 4, pp. 511–523
  • Grafton, R. Q., Jotzo, F. and Wasson, M. (2004), ‘Financing Sustainable Development: Country Undertakings and Rights for Environmental Sustainability (CURES)’, Ecological Economics, vol. 51, no. 1–2, pp. 65–78.
  • Jotzo, F., Sari, A.P. and Tanujaya, O. (2003), ‘Cashing in on Kyoto? Lessons from Indonesia for Emissions Offset Regimes’, in Harris, P.G. (ed), Global Warming and East Asia: The Domestic and International Politics of Climate Change, pp. 221-236, Routledge, London/New York.
  • Forner, C. and Jotzo, F. (2002), ‘Future restrictions on sinks in the CDM: How about a cap on supply?’, Climate Policy, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 357–369.
    - Jotzo, F. and Michaelowa, A. (2002), ‘Estimating the CDM market under the Marrakech Accords’, Climate Policy, vol. 2, no. 2–3, pp. 179–201.
Books and special issues of academic journals
  • Löschel, A. and Jotzo, F. (eds) (2014), ‘Emissions trading in China: Emerging experiences and international lessons’, Special Issue of Energy Policy.
  • Stern, D.I., Jotzo, F. and Dobes, L. (eds) (2014), Climate Change And The World Economy, Edward Elgar Publishing.
  • Katherine Richardson, Will Steffen, Diana Liverman, Terry Barker, Frank Jotzo, Daniel M. Kammen, Rik Leemans, Timothy M. Lenton, Mohan Munasinghe, Balgis Osman-Elasha, Hans Joachim Schellnhuber, Nicholas Stern, Coleen Vogel, Ole Wæver (2011), Climate Change: Global Risks, Challenges and Decisions, Cambridge University Press. (Multi-authored book)
  • Resosudarmo, B. and Jotzo, F. (eds, 2009), Development and Environment in Eastern Indonesia, Institute of South-East Asian Studies, Singapore. (Second edition 2010, paperback.)
Book chapters
  • Garnaut, R., Howes, S, Jotzo, F. and Sheehan, P. (2015), ‘The Implications of Rapid Development for Emissions and Climate-change: Mitigation’, in Helm, D. and Hepburn, C. (eds), The economics and politics of climate change, Oxford University Press.
  • Heindl, P., Wood, P. and Jotzo, F. (2015), ‘Combining international cap-and-trade with national carbon taxes’, in Emissions trading as a policy instrument, Gronwald, M. and Hintermann, B. (eds), MIT Press.
    - Kolstad C., K. Urama, J. Broome, A. Bruvoll, M. Cariño Olvera, D. Fullerton, C. Gollier, W. M. Hanemann, R. Hassan, F. Jotzo, M.R. Khan, L. Meyer, and L. Mundaca (2014): Social, Economic and Ethical Concepts and Methods. In: Climate Change 2014: Mitigation of Climate Change. Contribution of Working Group III to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovern- mental Panel on Climate Change [Edenhofer, O., R. Pichs-Madruga, Y. Sokona, E. Farahani, S. Kadner, K. Seyboth, A. Adler, I. Baum, S. Brunner, P. Eickemeier, B. Kriemann, J. Savolainen, S. Schlömer, C. von Stechow, T. Zwickel and J.C. Minx (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA.
  • Jotzo, F. and Teng, F. (2014), ‘China’s Climate and Energy Policy’, in Song, L., Garnaut, R. and Fang, C. Deepening Reform for China’s Long-term Growth and Development, China Update 2014, ANU Press.
  • Ardiansyah, F. and Jotzo, F. (2013), ‘Decentralisation and Avoiding Deforestation: The Case of Indonesia’, in Howes, S. and Rao, G., Federal Reform Strategies: Lessons from Asia and Australia, Oxford University Press. pre-publication version
  • Jotzo, F. (2012), ‘Can Indonesia Lead on Climate Change?’ in Reid, A.S. Indonesia Rising: The Repositioning of Asia’s Third Giant, ISEAS, Singapore. pre-publication version
  • Jotzo, F. (2010), ‘Market- and policy-driven adaptation: alternative perspective’, in Lomborg, B. (ed), Smart solutions to climate change, Cambridge University Press.
  • Resosudarmo, B. and Jotzo, F. (eds, 2009), Development and Environment in Eastern Indonesia, Institute of South-East Asian Studies, Singapore. (Second edition 2010.)
  • Garnaut, R., Howes, S., Jotzo, F. and Sheehan, P. (2009), ‘The implications of rapid development for emissions and climate change mitigation’, in Helm, D. and Hepburn, C., The Economics and Politics of Climate Change, Oxford University Press.
  • Jotzo, F., Resosudarmo, I.A.P., Nurdianto, D.A. and Sari, A.P. (2009), ‘Climate change and development in Eastern Indonesia’, in Resosudarmo, B. and Jotzo, F. (eds, 2009), Development and Environment in Eastern Indonesia, ISEAS, Singapore.
  • Resosudarmo, B. and Jotzo, F. (2009), ‘Development, resources and Environment in Eastern Indonesia’, in Resosudarmo, B. and Jotzo, F. (eds, 2009), Development and Environment in Eastern Indonesia, ISEAS, Singapore.
  • Garnaut, R., Jotzo, F. and Howes, S. (2008), ‘China’s rapid emissions growth and global climate change policy’, in Ligang Song and Wing The Woo (eds), China’s Dilemma: Economic Growth, the Environment and Climate Change, China Update 2008, ANU e-press, Canberra.
  • Roberts, I, Buetre, B, and Jotzo, F. (2007), ‘Agricultural Trade Reform in the WTO: Special Treatment for Developing Countries’, in Alex McCalla, A. and Nash, J.D. (eds.) Reforming Agricultural Trade for Developing Countries (vol.2): Quantifying the Impact of Multilateral Trade Reform, pp. 146-182, Washington, DC: World Bank.
Major reports
  • Denis, A., Jotzo, F., Ferraro, S., Jones, A., Kautto, N., Kelly, R., Skarbek, A. and Thwaites, J. (2014), ‘Pathways to deep decarbonisation in 2050: how Australia can prosper in a low carbon world’, ClimateWorks Australia/ANU/IDDRI (as part of the UN SDSN Deep Decarbonisation Pathways project).
  • Edenhofer, O. et al (2014), ‘Technical Summary’, IPCC 5th Assessment Report Working Group III (lead author)
  • Kolstad, C. et al (2014), ‘Social, Economic and Ethical Concepts and Methods’, IPCC 5th Assessment Report Working Group III (lead author).
  • Garnaut, R. (2008), Garnaut Climate Change Review, Cambridge University Press (extensive contributions to a number of chapters).
Selected other publications
  • Jotzo, F. (2012), ‘Carbon: Doubt in Australia’s emissions scheme’, Nature 487:38 (Correspondence)
  • Jotzo, F. (2011), ‘Australia’s clean energy future’, Environmental Finance, Dec2011/Jan 2012 issue, pp. 14-15.
  • Jotzo, F. (2011), ‘The Copenhagen targets : a basis for global climate action?’, Carbon Management 2(1), p.9-12.

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