Cologne, Germany

Energy and Environmental Economics

when 28 July 2013 - 2 August 2013
duration 1 week

The CIES is a Summer School with emphasis on scientific interaction and exchange of thoughts. In particular it provides a platform for graduate students to present and discuss their work with senior researchers and other graduate students. Young researchers are given the opportunity to develop a network and are exposed to current issues in their research field.\r\n\r\nSchedule\r\n\r\nThe CIES consists of two parts complementing each other. First, there will be lectures by Prof. Richard Green (Imperial College, London, on The economics of integrating wind energy) and Prof. Matti Liski (School of Economics, Helsinki, on Climate Change Economics). Second, participants will be presenting their own work. Young researchers are expected to actively participate in the lectures while the senior researchers will have ample opportunity to discuss and provide feedback on the research topics raised by the students. \r\n

Course leader

Prof. Richard Green, Imperial College, London\r\nProf. Matti Liski, School of Economics, Helsinki\r\n\r\nOrganization\r\n\r\nProf. Felix Höffler, University of Cologne\r\nProf. Van Anh Vuong, University of Cologne\r\n

Target group

Applicants\r\n\r\nApplicants must be at least in his/her second year of PhD studies, has already conducted independent research, and has written at least a first paper. All students in the fields of industrial organization and public economics with strong interest in energy and environmental economics are encouraged to apply.\r\n\r\nSubmission\r\n\r\nPh.D. students interested in participating in the workshop are to submit their completed paper/full draft and CV by March 31, 2013, to Notice of acceptance will be by April 30, 2013.\r\n\r\n

Course aim

The workshop aims at bringing distinguished scholars and young researchers in the field of energy and environmental economics together in order to discuss current and future research topics and the most relevant policy issues.

Fee info

EUR 0: The registration is free of charge.


A limited number of grants covering travel expenditures up to € 500 are available. Please indicate in your application whether you wish to apply for a grant.