2nd PhD Summer School on “Economic Foundations for Energy and Climate Policies”
Madrid, September 6-10, 2021
After the great success of the first edition, Universidad Carlos III, DIW Berlin, EUI-Florence School of Regulation, Technical University Berlin, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, University College London and Université Libre de Bruxelles are happy to announce the second edition of the PhD Summer School on “Economic Foundations for Energy and Climate Policies”
Deadline to apply: April 30, 2021 APPLY HERE
The Summer School will be held on September 6-10, 2021 at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Downtown campus)
The main objective of the School is to provide PhD students in Economics with high-level academic training on the micro-economic foundations of energy and climate policies. 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.
Confirmed instructors and topics
– Stefan Ambec (Toulouse School of Economics): “’The Challenges of Intermittent Renewables’”
– Estelle Cantillon (Université Libre de Bruxelles): “Design and Development of the EU ETS”
– Juan Pablo Montero (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile): “Environmental Regulation and the Transport Sector”, and “The Design of Environmental Instruments”
– Ulrich Wagner (University of Mannheim): “The Effects of Climate Policy”
Format and regulations of the school
– The school will be organized in seven sessions of teaching by prominent academics, two sessions with policy makers, and two sessions for students’ research presentations.
– The teaching will be of a ‘learning by doing’ style based on instructors’ papers that are considered frontier in the field, where students can see applications of methodologies/models that they have previously learned.
– Accepted applicants will be sent papers in advance for preparation for the School.
– There will be two students’ research presentation sessions. Accepted applicants will have short slots to present their research (or research proposal).
– Attendance to the School will be certified (pass/fail). Applicants are invited to check with the course organizer at their institution if they can get credit for their course work.
– Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
– Accepted applicants must attend the School for its entire duration.
– Accepted applicants must be proficient in English.
The Summer School is targeted to PhD students in Economics. Selection will be based on a motivation letter and CV.
Mandatory documents (to be uploaded as a single pdf file) are:
– curriculum vitae
– a motivation letter (max 1 page)
– if you want to present your ongoing research, a short abstract (300 words max) describing it. Please note there will a limited number of short slots (8-10 min each)
The deadline for applications is 30 April 2020. Please apply through THIS LINK and send the mandatory documents to email@example.com (subject: 2021 Summer School)
The School will be free of charge for students. If needed, there is a small number of grants to cover for travel and accommodation.
– 30 April 2021: Deadline for applications
– 15 May 2021: Acceptance notifications
– 15 July 2021: Papers are sent in preparation for the School
– 6– 10 September 2021: Summer School
If you need further information, please contact Andrés Pandiella (Universidad Carlos III) at mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
Local Committee: Natalia Fabra and Carmen Arguedas
The Organizers: Carmen Arguedas, Simone Borghesi, Estelle Cantillon, Olga Chiappinelli, Natalia Fabra, Michael Grubb and Karsten Neuhoff