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Prof. Carlo CARRARO
Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei, Italy
University of Venice, Italy
Professor Carlo Carraro holds a Ph.D. from Princeton University and is currently Professor of Econometrics and Environmental Economics at the University of Venice . He is Research Director of the Fondazione ENI Enrico Mattei and Research Fellow of the CEPS (Center for European Policy Studies), Brussels , the CEPR (Center for Economic Policy Research), London , the GREQAM (Groupe de Rechèrche en Economie Quantitative d'Aix-Marseille), the CESifo (Center of Economic Studies ), Munich , and the CTN (Coalition Theory Network).
Professor Carraro is Vice Provost for Research Management and Policy of the University of Venice and Member of the Steering Committee of the Ecological and Environmental Economics Programme at the International Center of Theoretical Physics (ICTP) of UNESCO. He belongs to the Board of Directors of the European Climate Forum (ECF) and to the Scientific Council of the Potsdam Institute for Climate (PIK). He is also in the High-Level Network of environmental economists set up by the European Environmental Agency, together with DG Environment.
Professor Carraro is one of the authors of the Third Assessment Report of the IPCC (intergovernmental Group on Climate Change) and has been collaborating with the Economic and Social Research Institute, Cabinet Office, Government of Japan, for the last four years. He is also a consultant to the World Bank.
Professor Carraro has written numerous articles and books covering a wide spectrum of economic problems.