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Taran Fæhn

Degree
Master degree, Economics
Position
Senior Researcher
Phone
+4795867999
E-mail
taran.faehn@ssb.no
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About Taran Fæhn

My main working fields include climate policies, innovation and growth, industrial policy, and interlinkages between trade, growth and the environment. I have an applied, policy-relevant approach and extensively use computable general equilibrium (CGE) models in my work. These include global and national models, dynamic models and models with induced technological change.

Many of the projects I am involved in address the impacts of climate and technology policy on the economy, energy use and emissions, with focus on the interaction between different policy objectives and instruments and on the transformation to a less petroleum-dependent and less emission-intensive economy.

My present research projects include PLATON - a PLATform for Openly and Nationally Accessible Climate Policy Knowledge ( www.platonklima.no), for which I am the project leader. PLATON focuses on the choice of policy instruments to achieve the Norwegian greenhouse gas emissions targets. The project is financed by The Research Council of Norway (RCN) and several stakeholder partners. I also head the RCN-funded project  SMART PATHS - Smart paths and costly detours towards a sustainable low-emission society. 

I also have a key role in the long-term collaboration with the Ministry of Finance on developing and updating the general equilibrium model SNoW (Statistics Norway's World model) for their own long-term projections and analyses. Recently, I headed Statistics Norway’s part of the project KLIMAKUR 2030 (Climate Cure 2030) launched by the Norwegian goverment for analysing the macroeconomic consequences of cutting Norwegian non-ETS greenhouse gas emissions. 

I am an appointed member of The technical calculating committee for the climate (TBU klima), established by the Norwegian government to provide new knowledge and methods for analysing abatement measures and instruments and for calculating the effects of the yearly state budgets on greenhouse gas emissions.

Selected publications

  1. The case for a supply-side climate treaty, Science 365(6451):325-327
    Authors
    Asheim. G. B., T. Fæhn, K. Nyborg et al. (2019)
  2. Abating greenhouse gases in the Norwegian non-ETS sector by 50 per cent by 2030 – a macroeconomic analysis of Climate Cure 2030
    Authors
    Fæhn, T, K. R. Kaushal, H. Storrøsten, H. Yonezawa, B. Bye (2020)
  3. Capturing key energy and emission trends in CGE models: Assessment of status and remaining challenges; Journal of Global Economic Analysis, Volume 5/1, pp. 196-272
    Authors
    Fæhn, T., G. Bachner, R. Beach, J. et al. (2020)
  4. The climate spiral demonstrates the power of sharing creative ideas. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc.
    Authors
    Hawkins, E., T. Fæhn, and J. Fuglestvedt (2019)
  5. The Role of Human Capital in Structural Change and Growth in an Open Economy: Innovative and Absorptive Capacity Effects
    Authors
    Bye, Brita , Faehn, Taran (2021),CESifo Working Paper No. 8857
  6. Klimasamarbeidet med EU: Lindring eller hindring for Norges grønne skifte?
    Authors
    Fæhn, T: (2019)
  7. Residential energy efficiency and European carbon policies- costs emissions and rebound effects, Energy 143, 191-201
    Authors
    Bye, B., Taran Fæhn and Orvika Rosnes
  8. Targeted carbon tariffs – Carbon leakage and welfare effects; Resource and Energy Economics, 50, 51–73
    Authors
    Böhringer, C., Bye, B., Fæhn, T., & Rosendahl, K.E. (2017)
  9. Climate policies in a fossil fuel producing country, Demand versus supply side policies; Energy Journal , 38 (1), 77-102
    Authors
    Fæhn, T, C. Hagem, L. Lindholt, S. Mæland, and K.-E. Rosendahl (2017)
  10. Output-based rebating of carbon taxes in the neighbor’s backyard: Competitiveness, leakage and welfare; Canadian Journal of Economics, 50 (2), 426-455
    Authors
    Böhringer,C., B. Bye, T. Fæhn, and K. E. Rosendahl (2017)
  11. Diffusion of climate technologies in the presence of commitment problems; Energy Journal, 37 (2), 155-180
    Authors
    Fæhn, T. and E.T. Isaksen (2016)
  12. A shaft of light into the black box of CGE analyses of tax reforms
    Authors
    Fæhn, Taran (2015)
  13. Alternative designs for tariffs on embodied carbon – a global cost-effectiveness analysis
    Authors
    Böhringer, C., B. Bye, T. Fæhn and K. E. Rosendahl (2012)
  14. Growth and Innovation Policy in a Small, Open Economy: Should You Stimulate Domestic R&D or Exports?
    Authors
    Bye, B., T. Fæhn, and L.A. Grünfeld (2011)
  15. Fæhn T., Fæhn T., A.G. Gómez-Plana and S. Kverndokk (2009): Can a carbon permit system reduce Spanish unemployment?, Energy Economics, 31 595-604
    Authors
    Taran Fæhn
    Taran Fæhn
    A.G. Gómez-Plana
    S. Kverndokk
  16. Fæhn T. and Bruvoll A.(2009): Richer and Cleaner – at Others' Expense?, Resource and Energy Economics, 31, 103-122
    Authors
    Taran Fæhn
    Annegrete Bruvoll
  17. Innovation policies and welfare in a small, open economy: a CGE analysis of induced technological change; Economic Modelling 26 (5), 1075-1088
    Authors
    Bye, B., T. Fæhn, and T.-R. Heggedal (2009)
  18. Can a carbon permit system reduce Spanish unemployment?,
    Authors
    Fæhn, T., Gómez-Plana, A. G., Kverndokk, S (2009)
  19. A CGE model of induced technological change: A detailed model description, Documents 11/2006
    Authors
    Bye, B, T. Fæhn, T. R. Heggedal and B. Strøm (2006)
  20. Quantifying Central Hypotheses on the Environmental Kuznets Curve. A Computable General Equilibrium Study; Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 50 (2), 149-73
    Authors
    Bruvoll, A., T. Fæhn and B. Strøm (2003)