Carlo Carraro

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Carlo Carraro will be present on 9 May 2012 at the SoU in Florence

Speaker – 10 May, 11.00 – 12.40

SESSION 3 – EU Energy Policy

Panel 2 – Mitigating Climate Change

Professor Carlo Carraro is President of the Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, where he is also Professor of Environmental Economics and Econometrics and President of the Ca’ Foscari University Foundation. He holds a Ph.D. from Princeton University. He is Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) and Director of the Climate Impacts and Policy Division of the Euro Mediterranean Centre for Climate Change (CMCC). In 2008, Carlo Carraro has been elected Vice-Chair of the Working Group III and Member of the Bureau of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). He is also Director of the International Centre for Climate Governance (ICCG).

He is member of the International Advisory Board of the Harvard Environmental Economics Program (HEEP) and of the Scientific Committee of: the International Human Dimensions Programme (IHDP); the Ifo Institute for Economic Research, Munich; the Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis, Australian National University; the ENI Energy Research Award, Rome. He belongs to the Mitigation Board of the Global Climate Solutions Network at Columbia University’s Earth Institute.

In 2007, he has been elected Resident Member of the Academy “Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere e Arti” and of the Academy “Ateneo Veneto” in Venice. He is also research fellow of the CEPR (Center for Economic Policy Research), London, and CESifo ( Center of Economic Studies ), Munich, Germany, and Associate Research Fellow, CEPS ( Center of Economic Policy Studies ), Bruxelles , Belgium.

He belongs to the Consiglio Generale of the Fondazione Giorgio Cini and he is President of the International Center for Tourism Economics (CISET). He has recently been awarded the Sustainable Energy Prize by the Italian Association of Energy Economists. He is co-editor of the Review of Environmental Economics and Policy and belongs to the editorial board of numerous academic journals. He has been publishing 30 books and about 200 articles on several economic, energy and environmental issues.

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