European Institute
on Economics and the Environment

The Institute

EIEE’s mission is to improve environmental, energy, and natural resource decisions through impartial economic research and policy engagement. The Institute is committed to being a central focal point for research insights and policy solutions within Europe, and connecting that work internationally.

Our research

Topics

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Climate
Transition

Achieving climate neutrality requires a rapid and profound transformation of our societies. Strong analytical capacity can be harnessed to design transition pathways which are feasible and equitable.

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Climate Impacts
& Adaptations

Understanding how agents, as well as physical and biophysical systems, react to climate change.

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Climate Finance
& Macroeconomics

The macroeconomic repercussion of environmental challenges are key for designing a sustainable transition.

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Climate
Justice

Solving climate change will not happen without an adequate distribution of the efforts and an inclusive approach.

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Sustainable Innovation
& Digitalization

Reaching climate-neutral economies and societies in a just and equitable way requires innovation of both technological and social systems.

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Behavioural
Data Science

Solving ecological problems understanding how people and organizations behave.

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Human Health
& Migration

Environmental change affects migration, and in turn, migration provides ways to escape ecological risks.

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Resilient
Cities

Urban areas are at the forefront of climate mitigation adaptation policies, being a place where a range of actors interact in different economic activities

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Publications

van der Ploeg F., Emmerling J., Groom B.

The Social Cost of Carbon with Intragenerational Inequality under Economic Uncertainty

RFF Working Papers , Working Paper 22-08 - 2022

Shayegh S., Dasgupta S.

Climate Change, Labor Availability, and the Future of Gender Inequality in South Africa

Climate and Development Journal , 21 May 2022 - 2022

Drouet L., Bosetti V., Tavoni M.

Net economic benefits of well-below 2°C scenarios and associated uncertainties

Oxford Open Climate Change , Volume 2, Issue 1, 2022, kgac003 - 2022

Fanghella V., D'Adda G., Tavoni M.

Evaluating the impact of technological renovation and competition on energy consumption in the workplace

Journal of Environmental Economics and Management , Available online 14 April 2022, 102662 - 2022

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What we do

Projects

Discover our ideas and outcomes

ONGOING

Localised decarbonisation pathways for citizens, local administrations and businesses to inform for mitigation and adaptation action

ONGOING

CAScading Climate risks: towards ADaptive and resilient European Societies

ONGOING

Next generation of AdVanced InteGrated Assessment modelling to support climaTE policy making