Switzerland, Geneva

Economics of Climate Change

when 5 September 2016 - 9 September 2016
language English
duration 1 week
fee CHF 1800

This multi-disciplinary five-day course provides an in-depth overview of the economics of climate change, and the risks and opportunities they present. After having covered the basic scientific findings, participants will be presented with the Integrated Assessment Framework as well as other econometric techniques to measures different impacts. Of special interest the implications in terms of governance. Then, adaptation and mitigation strategies will be reviewed and presented. Emphasis is placed on the developing world. The model is composed by a mix of lectures, seminars and group work at the University of Geneva Summer School jointly with the UNCTAD-UNIGE Sustainability Research Centre.

Course leader

Salvatore Di Falco (biography under construction)

Contact: gss@unige.ch

Fee info

CHF 1800: Application Deadline : 1 May 2016