Frontiers in Climate Change Economics

4-5 October 2018, University of Copenhagen

The aim of the workshop is the discussion and promotion of recent advances within the economics of climate change. The workshop will concentrate on three themes:

  • Directed technical change and climate policy
  • International aspects of the economics of climate change
  • Climate policy, tipping points, and fundamental uncertainty

Keynote speakers

  • Jean Tirole, Toulouse School of Economics, Nobel laureate in Economics 2014, author of 'Economics for the Common Good'
  • John Hassler, IIES, Stockholm University
  • Matti Liski, Aalto University

The workshop is co-organised by Department of Economics (ECON) and Department of Food and Resource Economics (IFRO), University of Copenhagen.

Public event

Apart from the workshop, there will be a public event Friday 5 October to celebrate the recent release of Jean Tirole's book 'Economics for the Common Good'.

Video from the event, where Professor Rick van der Ploeg, Oxford University, chairs a dialogue between Tirole and the audience.