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Home | People | Joelle Noailly

Joelle Noailly

Research Fellow

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Research field
Spatial Economics
Econometrics, Environmental Economics, Innovation


Joëlle Noailly is Associate Professor in Environmental Economics at the Vrije Universiteit (VU) Amsterdam. She also holds an appointment as Head of Research of the Centre for International Environmental Studies (CIES) and as Lecturer in the Department of International Economics at the Graduate Institute Geneva, Switzerland. Joëlle received a Ph.D. in environmental economics from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and worked previously for the Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis (CPB), the Dutch economic think-tank.

List of publications

Dugoua, E., Dumas, M. and Noailly, J. (2022). Text as Data in Environmental Economics and Policy Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, 16(2):346–356.

Borghesi, S., Munro, A. and Noailly, J. (2022). EAERE Award for the Best Paper Published in Environmental and Resource Economics during 2021 Environmental and Resource Economics, 83(3):903--905.

Noailly, J. and Smeets, R. (2021). Financing Energy Innovation: Internal Finance and the Direction of Technical Change Environmental and Resource Economics, 2021(1):145--169.

Wurlod, J.D. and Noailly, J. (2018). The impact of green innovation on energy intensity: An empirical analysis for 14 industrial sectors in OECD countries Energy Economics, 71:47--61.

Sarr, M. and Noailly, J. (2017). Innovation, Diffusion, Growth and the Environment: Taking Stock and Charting New Directions Environmental and Resource Economics, 66(3):393--407.

Noailly, J. and Ryfisch, D. (2015). Multinational firms and the internationalization of green R&D: A review of the evidence and policy implications Energy Policy, 83:218--228.

Noailly, J. and Smeets, R. (2015). Directing technical change from fossil-fuel to renewable energy innovation: An application using firm-level patent data Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 72:15--37.

Noailly, J. (2012). Improving the energy efficiency of buildings: The impact of environmental policy on technological innovation Energy Economics, 34(3):795--806.

Noailly, J. and Nahuis, R. (2010). Entry and competition in the Dutch notary profession International Review of Law and Economics, 30(2):178--185.

Noailly, J. and Batrakova, S. (2010). Stimulating energy-efficient innovations in the Dutch building sector: Empirical evidence from patent counts and policy lessons Energy Policy, 38(12):7803--7817.

Withagen, C., Noailly, J. and van den Bergh, J.C.J.M. (2009). Local and global interactions in an evolutionary resource game Computational Economics, 33(2):155--173.

Noailly, J. (2008). Coevolution of economic and ecological systems an application to agricultural pesticide resistance Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 18(1):1--29.

Noailly, J., Withagen, C. and van den Bergh, J.C.J.M. (2007). Spatial Evolution of Social Norms in a Common-Pool Resource Game Environmental and Resource Economics, 36(1):113--141.

Koning, P., Noailly, J. and Visser, S. (2007). Do not-for-profits make a difference in social services? A survey study De Economist, 155(3):251--270.

Noailly, J., van den Bergh, J.C.J.M. and Withagen, C. (2003). Evolution of harvesting strategies replicator and resource dynamics Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 13:183--200.