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Flexibility Premium in Marketable Permits

Luca Taschini is an economist, working mostly on the theory of market-based mechanisms, energy economics, and technology change under uncertainty.
Event information
Date 2nd November 2011
Time 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Venue ICMA Centre, Room G03/04
Event types:
Research Seminars

His current research aims to understand both theoretically and practically the functioning and design of transferable permits systems, including questions of price containment mechanisms, participation restrictions, the linkage of markets and the investigation of budget-compatible policies able to promote technology change. Since June 2009, he is Post-Doc in the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics. From September 2009 to January 2010, he was a Visiting Research Fellow at the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Chance, in Boston. He obtained my Ph.D. from the Swiss Finance Institute at the University of Zurich, working under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Marc Chesney. During his last years at the University of Zurich he was teaching a class on Environmental Finance.