18th European Economy Lecture by Professor Christian GOLLIER: "Carbon pricing: Responsibilities towards the future versus political acceptability"


Wednesday 23.10.19 19:00


Room E
Dijver, Bruges campus
Dijver 11
8000 Bruges

On 23 October 2019, Prof GOLLIER, Director of Toulouse School of Economics, will deliver the 18th European Economy Lecture on "Carbon pricing: Responsibilities towards the future versus political acceptability".

The lecture will given in the framework of the European Economy Lecture series organised by the Department of European Economic Studies. The lecture will be followed by a discussion with Prof EYCKMANS.

Christian GOLLIER is an internationally renowned researcher in Decision Theory under Uncertainty and its applications in climate economics, finance, and cost-benefit analysis, with a special interest for long term (sustainable) effects. He is fellow of the Econometric Society, and he received an ERC Advanced Grant in 2011. With Jean Tirole, he founded the Toulouse School of Economics, where he served as director (2007-2015), vice-president (2017), and director again since December 2017. He is president-elect of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE). He is one of the Lead Authors of the last two reports of the IPCC. He published more than 100 articles in top journals in economics, and is the author of several books published by MIT Press, Princeton University Press and Columbia University Press. In recent years, he has performed sabbatical semesters abroad at the invitation of the economics department of Harvard (2013) and Columbia (2015-2016).

For more information, please contact Guido PAOLINI.