Switzerland, Geneva

Economics of Climate Change

when 4 September 2017 - 8 September 2017
language English
duration 1 week
fee CHF 1500

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, Cost Benefit Analysis and international climate policy analysis. Econometric techniques to measure different socio economic impacts and the implications in terms of governance will also be presented.

Then, adaptation and mitigation strategies will be reviewed and presented. Emphasis is placed on agriculture in the developing world. The module is composed by a mix of lectures, seminars and group work jointly with the UNCTAD-UNIGE Sustainability Research Centre.

Course leader

Course Director:

Salvatore Di Falco
Geneva School of Economics and Management
University of Geneva

Participating Faculty include:

Simon Dietz
Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment
London School of Economics

Jere

Target group

Upper undergraduate, graduate students, and professionals.

Fee info

CHF 1500: Early Bird deadline: March 1st, 2017

Special fare for 5 Master/Graduate students: 500 CHF. Apply now! First come, first served.
CHF 1800: Final deadline, May 1st, 2017

Special fare for 5 Master/Graduate students: 500 CHF. Apply now! First come, first served.

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