6th International Symposium on Environment and Energy Finance Issues (ISEFI-2018)

The 6th International Symposium on Environment and Energy Finance Issues (ISEFI-2018), jointly organized by the IPAG Center for Energy Economics and Environment (IPAG Business School) and the Centre of Geopolitics of Energy and Raw Materials (Paris Dauphine University) with the support of the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE), will take place on 24-25 May 2018 in Paris, France. It aims to provide academics, policymakers, and practitioners with a valuable forum for discussion and critical analysis of the major issues and challenges that interrelate energy, environment, macroeconomics and financial markets. The conference organizers would like to invite the submission of both theoretical and empirical papers (in PDF files) relating to all aspects of environment, and energy markets as well as their interactions with financial markets such as climate negotiations and scenarios for a +2° world, corporate finance analysis for energy companies, econometrics of energy markets, energy and climate models, energy and environment, energy policies for low carbon transportation, energy risks: assessment and modeling, financial regulation of energy and environmental markets, intergenerational choices under global environmental change, and natural resources, risk, welfare and social preferences. See the conference website for more details:


  • Professor Robert Pindyck, MIT Sloan School of Management, United States
  • Professor Rick van der Ploeg, University of Oxford & Research Director of the Centre for the Analysis of Resource Rich Economies, United Kingdom


Interested authors can submit their research papers (in PDF files), no later than March 4, 2018 via the Symposium website:  



  • March 4, 2018: Submission deadline (full papers, PDF files)
  • March 25, 2018: Notification of acceptance/rejection
  • April 22, 2018: Registration deadline
  • May 24-25, 2018: Symposium event

Professor Stefano Bosi organizes this year’s winter meeting of the French Association of Environmental and Resource Economists in Paris. The topic is Environment & Health: An Economic Perspective. It looks like a very interesting conference, high quality indeed. Here is the programme: FAERE programme

when: 30th November – 1st December 2017, from 9h30 – 17h30
where: Amphithéâtre CHEMLA, ENS Paris-Saclay, Cachan

Registration is mandatory:


On the 24-26th of May 2018, Cees Withagen, Eric Strobl and myself are organizing again the environmental economics part of the annual IPAG conference ISEFI in Paris, France. Keynote speakers are Robert Pindyck and Rick van der Ploeg.

We would be delighted if you take part in this event. More information can be obtained here:


March 4, 2018: Submission deadline (full papers, PDF files)

March 25, 2018: Notification of acceptance/rejection

April 22, 2018: Registration deadline

May 24-26, 2018: Symposium event

If you have any questions or thoughts, please do not hesitate to drop me a line on


The UECE – Research Unit on Complexity and Economics and the Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão of the Lisbon School of Economics and Management will host the ninth edition of the UECE Lisbon Meetings, which will take place on November 9th-11th, 2017.

At this conference I will organize two sessions in environmental economics. The participants will be Cecilia Vergari, Fabien Prieur, Nicolas Querou, Martin Quaas, Reyer Gerlagh, Charles Figuieres and myself. I would like extend a big thanks to the conference organizers, Filomena, Luca and Joana2 for making this happen and accepting us bunch of environmental economists.

In addition, Neslihan Uler will organize a special session in experiments and environmental economics (participants will be Neslihan Uler, Michael Price and Kjell Arne Brekke). Thus we have what I believe to be an interesting group of environmental economists at this game theory conference. Please show up if you are interested!

1) you have to submit your paper to the conference before 31st July:

2) registration will be open from 1st September

3) conference will be 9-11 November

For further information look at In case you can’t find what you need, send me a mail and I hope to be able to help.


MSWI_AUSSENANSICHT_160502011.9d093f46.fill-1800x600On the 4th of May 2017 I will be speaking as a panelist at the `Dialog on Deck‘ on the MS Wissenschaft in Trier. The topic will be economic and political aspects to local as well as global means by which climate change can be curtailed. The other panelists are Prof. Dr. Antje Bruns, expert for sustainable development and climate change, University of Trier; Prof. Dr. Günther Heinemann, Polar- und climate scientist, University of Trier; Dr. Dietmar Kraft, climate expert and consultant, Trier; everything being moderated by Martin Schmitt from SWR. This event is organized by the German Ministry of Education and Research.

The main idea behind this panel is to have a deep exchange with the general public. So, if you are interested, please feel free to attend and ask questions. You will find us in Trier, on the 4th May 2017, 18.00-19.30, at Zurlaubener Ufer, Anleger Kaiser-Wilhelm-Brücke, Viking River Cruises. The overall language will be German.


Together with Cees Withagen and Eric Strobl I organized the IPAG Workshop New Challenges in Environmental Economics 2017, which we held on the 4th and 5th of April 2017 in Paris and which was financed by IPAG Business School. We were really happy to have an impressive line-up of speakers, with a good mix of theory, empirical and experimental papers.

For those interested here is the Programme. This will be a recurring event at IPAG so keep your eyes open!

We would be very grateful if you can distribute this call to anyone interested. Thank you!

We warmly invite you to submit your paper for presentation in the Subconference in Environmental Economics, organized by Ingmar Schumacher (IPAG Business School) and Eric Strobl (AMSE, Aix-Marseille School of Economics and IPAG Business School) and Cees Withagen (IPAG Business School & VU University Amsterdam) at the 8th International Research Meeting in Business and Management that will take place on 5-6 July 2017 in Nice, France.

Submission deadline (full paper) April 2, 2017

We welcome both theoretical and empirical contributions on environmental economics and resource and energy economics, with emphasis on climate change economics; green growth; welfare, discounting and sustainable development; uncertainty and irreversibilities in dynamic resource use; the nexus between population, economic growth and the environment; environmental policy; empirical studies that focus on economic aspects of the environment.

We are very happy to announce that the keynote lectures will be held by Kjell Arne Brekke, University of Oslo, Norway and Lint Barrage, Brown University, United States.

Only papers in English are considered. They must be submitted electronically at Please choose the Topic Subconference in Environmental Economics.



Submission deadline (full paper) April 2, 2017
Notification of review results May 2, 2017
Registration deadline June 5, 2017
Conference event July 5-6, 2017

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