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September 9 - 13, 2019


Summer School on "Economic Foundations for Energy and Climate Policies"


September 9 - 13, 2019


German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin


Carmen Arguedas, Simone Borghesi, Natalia Fabra, Andreas Lange, Karsten Neuhoff, Olga Chiappinelli

DIW Berlin, EUI-Florence School of Regulation, Technical University Berlin, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, University College London and Université Libre de Bruxelles organized a PhD Summer School on "Economic Foundations for Energy and Climate Policies".

The Summer School was held from 9th to 13th September 2019 at DIW Berlin.

The second edition of the School will be held in September 2021 at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid


The main objective of the School is to provide Economics PhD students with high-level academic training on the micro-economic foundations of energy and climate policy instruments. The School is also aimed at supporting the development of a PhD-student network for students interested in the topic, and connect them with top academics in the field.

Instructors and topics

  • Carmen Arguedas (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid): “Monitoring and enforcement of energy and climate policies”
  • Simone Borghesi (EUI-Florence School of Regulation): “Economic Foundations and modeling of Emission Trading Systems”
  • Natalia Fabra (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid): “Competition and market design issues in electricity markets”
  • Andreas Lange (University of Hamburg): “Behavioral economics of climate and energy policies”
  • Karsten Neuhoff (DIW Berlin, Technical University Berlin): “The theoretical foundation of a policy mix”

You can find the full program here (PDF, 312.8 KB)