Call for applications: EAERE-FEEM-VIU European Summer School in Resource and Environmental Economics

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5 November 2014

The European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE), Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) and Venice International University (VIU) are accepting applications for their annual European Summer School in Resource and Environmental Economics for postgraduate students. The 2015 Summer School will take place from June 28th to July 4th, at the VIU campus on the Island of San Servolo, in Venice, located just in front of St. Mark’s Square. The theme of this year's Summer School is Environmental Regulation.

In particular, the school will be of interest to those working on topics including (but not limited to) economics of standards, pollution taxes, tradable permits, comparative performance of instruments, self-regulation, information-based regulation, disclosure programs and green labeling, impacts of regulation on R&D and innovation, enforcement and compliance, assessing the impact of regulations on behavior, cost-benefit analysis of actual regulations, international coordination of regulation, formal analysis of regulatory institutions, and the political economy of environmental regulation. 

The Summer School aims to provide advanced training for young researchers from all over Europe and beyond on European issues of environmental and resource economics. The faculty is comprised of leaders in the field, and offers an overall coverage of the specialist area. This year's faculty includes: 

School co-ordinator: Anthony HEYES

Anthony HEYES (School co-coordinator)
University of Ottawa
Topic: Behavioural Environmental Regulation

Stefan AMBEC
Toulouse School of Economics
Topic: Environmental Regulation: Theory

Timo GOESCHL
Heidelberg University
Topic: Environmental Regulation: Experimental Methods

Matthew NEIDELL
Columbia University
Topic: Environmental Regulation: Empirical Methods

Roberton C. WILLIAMS III
University of Maryland
Topic: Market-Based Instruments

Information on application to the Summer School can be found here. The deadline for applications is 1 February, 2015.