18 June 2021
Climate Changeblended course
This PSE summer school introduces participants to cutting-edge research on the topic and familiarizes them with the relevant methods to analyze (econometric analysis, dynamic modelling).The objective of the course is to equip the participants with the background and tools that are needed to contribute to this dynamic field in terms of research and policy design and evaluation.
The main questions we cover are the following. How do we measure the impacts of climate change on economic outcomes? What are the relevant economic instruments to combat climate change in a globalized world? How can migration and trade help countries and individuals mitigate the impacts of climate change and/or disasters? How do lobbying and information acquisition influence the actual climate policies?
Programme Director: Hélène Ollivier is Research Fellow in Economics of the CNRS and Associate Professor of PSE.
Intermediate knowledge of Environmental Economics (master or very strong undergraduate). Knowledge of modern econometric methods is also required.
How will professionals benefit from the programme :
The programme presents the important evolution of academic thinking on climate change, makes important points that should be useful for people working in the policy world (for example, about the efficiency of some specific instruments), and review the up-to-date techniques that are now used to do research on this topic, allowing professionals to read and discriminate between good research and less interesting publications.
How will students benefit from the programme :
It offers a cutting-edge review of the field (with a relatively large selection of topics, depending on each professor) and allows you to identify the frontier on which you could base your own research.
The Climate Change program introduces participants to the cutting-edge research on the topic and familiarizes them with the relevant methods of analysis (econometric analysis, dynamic modelling).
The impact of climate change on the economy (for example, agriculture, income, migration, etc.) and appropriate regulation of « the greatest externality the world has ever seen », as the Stern Review puts it, are increasingly at the center of the policy and scientific debate.
How do we measure the impacts of climate change on economic outcomes? What are the relevant economic instruments to mitigate climate change? What are the links between migration, natural disasters and climate change? Does international trade mitigate or exacerbate the impacts of natural disasters and climate change? What is the role of lobbying and information policies in defining climate policies?
The Paris School of Economics does not provide ECTS certificates. It is up to the participant to contact his/her university to see if the summer school can be counted as an ECTS course for his/her degree.
EUR 1200: Student: 1200 euros
EUR 1500: Professional: 1500 euros if not sponsored, 2000 euros if sponsored by a private organisation.
Unfortunately, PSE does not propose scholarships for the summer school.