Younes Ahmadi

Student, University of Calgary

Younes Ahmadi is a PhD Candidate at the University of Calgary. His main research interest is in the effect of environmental regulations, specifically carbon taxes and carbon border adjustments, on emissions and the response of unregulated firms and regions' to these policies. He is currently writing a paper with John Boyce (University of Calgary), investigating whether endogenous research and development (R&D) in the clean sector can guarantee sustainable growth; how the R&D sector responds to environmental regulations; and identifying the optimal environmental policies.