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The Handbook of Energy Policy

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  • One of the first handbooks for addressing the policy implications of energy supply and use
  • Provides studies from global, regional, national, or local perspectives with a broad policy implications
  • Includes energy security, energy finance, sustainable development, and more

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The Handbook of Energy Policy is a unique and novel reference for addressing the policy implications of energy demand and supply from their economic, political, social, planning, and environmental aspects. The Handbook of Energy Policy provides several studies from the global, regional, national, or local perspectives that are of wider policy significance. Studies provided in this book are of interest to the international organizations, governments, public and private sector entities, local communities, universities, research institutions, and other non-governmental organizations. Topics covered in the Handbook of Energy Policy are including energy security, energy poverty, energy finance, energy pricing, energy and environment, energy and sustainability, energy and growth, energy efficiency, energy trade, technological innovation and energy, energy transition, energy nexus studies, economics, and policy of fossil fuels, economics, and policy of renewable and greenenergies. The policy recommendations provided in all chapters are supported by a rigorous empirical or theoretical analysis.

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Table of contents (34 entries)

  1. Policies to Achieve Energy Security

  2. Policies to Alleviate Energy Poverty

  3. Energy Trade and Integration Policies

  4. Energy Pricing Policies

  5. Energy Finance: Most Recent Developments and Policies

Editors and Affiliations

  • School of Global Studies, Tokai University, Hiratsuka, Japan

    Farhad Taghizadeh-Hesary

  • Research Institute of Economics and Management, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Chengdu, China

    Dayong Zhang

About the editors

Farhad Taghizadeh-Hesary is an associate professor of economics at Tokai University in Japan. In addition, he is vice president and co-founder of the International Society for Energy Transition Studies (ISETS). He is a recipient of the Excellent Young Researcher status from the Ministry of Education of Japan. Presently he is also a visiting professor at Keio University (Japan), Chiang Mai University (Thailand), Technology Studies Institute (Iran); a member of the research core on sustainability studies at Tehran University (Iran), and a distinguished research fellow at the University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam). He has taught as an assistant professor at Keio University and Waseda University in Japan. He is currently serving as Editor-In-Chief of the Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management and associate editor/board member of several other journals, including Economic Change and Restructuring, Energy Efficiency, Singapore Economic Review, and Global Finance Journal. He has guest-edited special issues for several journals, including Energy Policy, Energy Economics, Finance Research Letters, Economic Analysis and Policy, Resources Policy, Journal of Environmental Management, and Renewable Energy. He was recognized as a top global scholar in green finance based on a recent journal paper published in Renewable Energy (Elsevier) in 2022. His research credits include authoring more than 250 academic journal papers and book chapters and editing 16 books published by major publishers, including Springer Nature, Routledge, World Scientific, and the Asian Development Bank Institute. He led, managed, and has been involved in dozens of research, capacity building, and training (CBT) and consulting projects for international organizations and financial institutions and governments of various countries. He holds aPh.D. degree in economics from Keio University, Japan, with a scholarship from the government of Japan (Monbusho: MEXT).  


Dayong Zhang is currently a Professor of Financial Economics at the Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (China). His research interests cover energy finance, climate finance, banking and finance, and general economic and financial issues in emerging economies. He is chief investigator of the National Social Science Foundation of China (NSSFC) Major Project and principle investigator of over ten research grants from the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and other sources. He is co-founder of China Energy Finance Network, president of the society for the Studies of Climate Finance (SSCF) in China, vice president of the International Society for Energy Transition Studies (ISETS), founding editor of Journal of Climate Finance, and associate editor of a number of journals including: International Review of Financial Analysis, International Review of Economics and Finance, Finance Research Letters. He has published over 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals. His research appears in the Energy Journal, Energy Economics, Journal of Banking and Finance, and other top field journals. He is on the Elsevier's list of China's Most Cited Scholars in 2020 and 2021; and also awarded the 2021 Clarivate Highly Cited Researcher in cross-field. 

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