3rd IAERE School: Experimental methods in Environmental and Resource Economics
3rd IAERE School
Experimental Methods in Environmental and Resource Economics

in cooperation with
University of Bologna

Bologna (Italy), 24-28 September 2018


The Italian Association of Environmental and Resource Economists organises a School series aiming at providing advanced training for young international scholars on issues of environmental and resource economics.

The 3rd IAERE School will be organized in cooperation with the University of Bologna, and will focus on experimental methods in environmental and resource economics. It will take place in Bologna, at the University of Bologna, from the 24th to the 28th of September, 2018.

Experiments have become an established methodology of investigation in the social sciences, with highly relevant applications to environmental and natural resource economics.
The aim of the course is twofold. First, the course intends to introduce young scholars from environmental economics to the methodology of laboratory, field and online experiments through dedicated lectures from experts in the field. Second, it strives to present and discuss specific applications to environmental topics, which are at the frontier of the current research. Students will have the possibility to elaborate and present a research project developed during the week.

Environmental regulation
Climate change
Emission markets
Risk and uncertainty
Governing the local commons
Nudging environmental conservation

The daily schedule for Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu is:
9:00-10:45 Module 1
10:45-11:15 Coffee break
11:15-13:00 Module 2
13:00-14:00 Light lunch
14:00-14:45 office hour or group meetings
14:45-16:15 Module 3

Friday will be dedicated to group presentations.
A social dinner will be organized.

  • Maria BIGONI, University of Bologna, Italy
  • Valentina BOSETTI, Ettore Bocconi Department of Economics, Italy
  • Marco CASARI, University of Bologna, Italy - School Co-Coordinator
  • Giovanna D'ADDA, University of Milan, Italy
  • Timo GOESCHL, University of Heidelberg, Germany
  • Peter MARTINSSON, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Luca TASCHINI, University of Verona, Italy and Gratham Research Institute in Climate Change and the Environment, LSE, UK
  • Alessandro TAVONI, The London School of Economics and Political Science Gratham Research Institute in Climate Change and the Environment, UK

Graduate students and working professionals from any university, research institute, or other organizations (private companies, government agencies, NGOs) with an interest in environmental issues and ability to read and write fluently in English.
Advanced undergraduates will also be considered.

Number of students
The minimum number of students for the activation of the programme is 20. The maximum number of students is 30.

Participation Fees
EUR 450 - IAERE Members
EUR 530 - Non IAERE Members (This fee includes a 2018 IAERE membership)
EUR 470 - Students non IAERE Members (This fee includes a 2018 IAERE membership)

The participation fee includes:

- Downloadable course material

- Participation Diploma

- Coffee breaks and light lunches included in the School programme

- One social dinner

Accommodation is not included. The School organization will provide information about budget accommodation in Bologna.
Any other meal not mentioned in the programme is not included.
Successful candidates will receive information about modes of payment once admitted to the School.

How to apply
Applicants are kindly requested to fill in the application form.
Application deadline is May 31st, 2018 (midnight CET).
Applicants will be notified by June 15th, 2018.
the deadline for the payment of the participation fee in June 30th, 2018.

Download the pdf call for applications (2 Mb).

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