FSR Climate is pleased to announce its 7th Annual Conference on the Economic Assessment of European Climate Policies to take place online on Monday 29 and Tuesday 30 November 2021 from 10:00 to 16:00 CET.
The conference will cover the main climate-related existing policies at EU, national, international and sub-national levels. It will include three sessions on Energy Efficiency and Renewables, Environmental taxation, and Emissions trading. In addition, the conference will comprise a keynote speech from Estelle Cantillon, and a policy session focused on carbon market integration.
Due to the travel and public gathering restrictions taken to limit the spread of COVID-19, the FSR Climate Annual Conference will be held online through Zoom Webinar.
Chair: Simone BORGHESI, FSR Climate – European University Institute
This policy session is organised under the framework of the project LIFE DICET – Deepening International Cooperation on Emissions Trading – cofinanced by the EU LIFE Programme of the European Commission.
The FSR Climate Annual Conference 2021 is organised with the support of EAERE.
Estelle Cantillon is a Professor of economics at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, an associate member at the Toulouse School of Economics, a research fellow at CEPR (London) and an elected member of the Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences of Belgium. Her research lies at the boundary between market design and industrial organization. Her current research focuses on carbon emissions markets, the design of electricity wholesale markets and climate transition policies. She has published on auctions, procurement, competition between exchanges, and assignment problems.
She currently sits on the Board of Regents of the National Bank of Belgium, on the Economics Council of OXERA and is a member of the steering committee of Re-Bel (Rethinking Belgium) and the scientific council of the Brussels Region Institute for Statistics. At ULB, she is the academic director of the Sustainable Development teaching initiative.
Estelle holds a PhD in Economics from Harvard and has held faculty appointments at Yale University, Harvard Business School and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.
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