Chaired by: Simone Borghesi, University of Siena
The Florence School of Regulation Climate (FSR Climate) is pleased to announce its Annual Conference on the Economic Assessment of European Climate Policies to take place at the European University institute in Florence on 30 November- 1 December 2017.
The conference will cover the main climate-related existing policies, at EU, national and subnational levels and will include three plenary sessions on Energy efficiency, Renewable policies and Environmental taxation. A special session will focus on the EU ETS.
Each of the first three sessions will feature an invited speaker:
Energy efficiency: Andreas Löschel (University of Münster and Centre of Applied Economic Research Münster, Germany)
Renewable policies: Carolyn Fisher (Resources for the Future, USA)
Environmental taxation: Cameron Hepburn (University of Oxford and London School of Economics, UK).
The EU ETS session will be part of an event organised within the EU-funded project LIFE SIDE, where policy makers and stakeholders will discuss past and future developments of the system. During the session, the results of an economic assessment of the EU ETS, carried out within the project, will be presented.
The conference keynote speech will be delivered by Lucas Bretschger (ETH Zürich, Switzerland).
CALL FOR PAPERS
Papers on the topics of the above four sessions should be submitted in pdf to FSRClimate@EUI.eu and include: title, abstract, full text and email address of the author. Submitted papers will be evaluated by the Conference Scientific Committee.
Deadline for paper submission: 24 September 2017.
Decisions will be communicated by 9 October 2017.
Conference Scientific Committee: Valentina Bosetti (Bocconi University, FEEM, Italy), Marco Casari (University of Bologna, Italy), Antoine Dechezleprêtre (London School of Economics, UK), Massimo Filippini (Università della Svizzera Italiana and ETH Zürich, Switzerland), Matthieu Glachant (Ecole des mines de Paris, France), Ulrich Wagner (University of Mannheim, Germany).