Daily Archives: 24 October 2017

Using Output-Based Allocations to Manage Volatility and Leakage in Pollution Markets

Output-based allocations (OBAs) are typically used in emission trading schemes to mitigate leakage in sectors at risk. Recent work has shown they may also help to stabilize prices in markets subject to supply and demand shocks. We extend previous work to simultaneously include both leakage and volatility.