Paul Twomey

UNSW Business School

Paul is a Research Fellow in the School of Economics of the Australian School of Business. He was a Jean Monnet Fellow at the Florence School of Regulation, European University Institute, Florence for two years. Earlier he worked as a post-doctoral researcher with the Electricity Policy Research Group at the University of Cambridge. As an economist, some of Paul’s energy and climate change research interests include analysing market power, the economics of renewable energy technologies, measuring security of supply and data transparency in energy markets. Paul has a bachelor degree in Economics from the University of Melbourne and MPhil and PhD degrees in economics from the University of Cambridge.



Title & place of publication Author Research area Type Links Year
'Designing Prediction Markets for International Negotiations: Lessons Learnt from the Climate Summit in Copenhagen’, Global Environmental Change, 27, p106-119 Betz, R., Cludius, J., Twomey, P. Emissions trading, Sustainability & general Journal Papers 2014
'Achieving additional emission reductions under a cap-and-trade scheme’, Climate Policy, 12(4), p424-439. Twomey, P., Betz, R., MacGill I.F. Emissions trading Journal Papers 2012
'Carbon Markets: Inherent Limitations and Complementary Policies’, The Economic and Labour Relations Review: ELRR23. 1 (Feb 2012): p1-6 Perry, N., Twomey, P. Emissions trading Journal Papers 2012
'Rationales for Additional Climate Policy Instruments Under a Carbon Price’, The Economic and Labour Relations Review: ELRR 23. 1 (Feb 2012), p7-31 Twomey, P. Emissions trading Journal Papers 2012
'The inevitability of ‘flotilla policies’ as complements or alternatives to flagship emissions trading schemes', Energy Policy, 48, p551-561. Passey, R., Bailey, I., MacGill, I., Twomey, P. Emissions trading, Large-scale Renewable Energy, Sustainability & general Journal Papers 2012

'Australia - Finally a Carbon Pricing Scheme?' in Greenhouse Gas Market 2011, Asia and Beyond: the Roadmap to Global Carbon & Energy Markets, by the International Emissions Trading Association

Jones, M.C.[nid:331], Twomey, P., MacGill, I., Regina Betz Emissions trading Reports and Working Papers 2011
Additional Action Reserve: A proposed mechanism to facilitate additional voluntary and policy emission reductions efforts in emissions trading schemes, CEEM discussion paper for comment DP_100212, February 2010 Twomey, P., Betz, R., MacGill, I., Passey, R. Emissions trading Reports and Working Papers 2010
Wind Power and Market Power, Energy Policy (Special Issue on Wind Power) (accepted for publication) Twomey, P., Neuhoff, K. Large-scale Renewable Energy Journal Papers 2009


Event Presenter Type Research area Location Date
Emerging Lessons of the Financialisation of Carbon Paul Twomey Seminar Emissions trading ‘Life and Debt: Living through the Financialisation of the Biosphere’ Conference, University of Technology Sydney Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Resilience lessons for Australian Climate Change Mitigation Policy Paul Twomey Seminar Emissions trading, Sustainability & general 35th Annual IAEE International Conference, Perth, Western Australia Monday, June 25, 2012
Elements of Climate Policy - Carbon Pricing and Complementary Instruments Paul Twomey Seminar Emissions trading UNSW Institute for Environmental Studies Monday, May 16, 2011