Lecture by John Hassler "Climate and Climate Policy - what we know, don’t know and should do” | 27 March
The International Macroeconomics Chair and the “For a successful Energy Transition Chair” have the pleasure to invite you to a lecture given by John Hassler (IIES, Stockholm University and CEPR) entitled “Climate and Climate Policy — what we know, don’t know and should do” followed by a panel discussion with Jean Pisani-Ferry (Sciences Po) and Katheline Schubert (PSE). The lecture will be chaired by Tobias Broer.
Climate and Climate Policy — what we know, don’t know and should do
Date: March 27, 2023 ; 4-5:30pm (Paris Time)
Venue: Paris School of Economics (Auditorium).
Registration link for the lecture by John Hassler.
Climate Change is on everybody’s mind. John Hassler has worked for more than 15 years on the macroeconomic origins and consequences of climate change and policies to contain it. He will give a short lecture summarizing the current state of knowledge about climate change and his views about policy options, followed by a discussion with Jean Pisani-Ferry and Katheline Schubert.
John Hassler is professor in Economics at the Institute for International Economic Studies at Stockholm University. He has published in all top journals in the field, and contributes regularly to macroeconomic policy discussions in Europe, in particular on climate change. He is member of the Swedish Academy of Sciences, has in the past been a member of the Bellagio Group and the European Economic Advisory Group, and chaired the Swedish Fiscal Policy Council.
Jean Pisani-Ferry is a Senior Fellow at Bruegel, a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute (Washington DC) and a professor of economics with Sciences Po (Paris). In the past, he has been executive President of the French PM’s Council of Economic Analysis (2001-2002), Senior Economic Adviser to the French Minister of Finance (1997-2000), and Director of the CEPII, the French institute for international economics (1992-1997).
Recently, he has been tasked by the French Prime Minister with the preparation of a report on the macroeconomic implications of climate action.
Katheline Schubert is professor in Economics at PSE and at the university Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. She is a member of the French Council of Economic Analysis (Conseil d’Analyse Économique) and of the French High Council for Climate (Haut Conseil pour le Climat). She is also one of the “For a successful energy transition” chair’s holders.
This lecture is organized by the International Macroeconomics Chair and the “For a successful Energy Transition Chair”