Virtual International Seminar in Environmental and Energy Economics (VISEE)

The Virtual International Seminar in Environmental and Energy Economics (VISEE) offers a forum to discuss current topics in the economics of energy, the environment, and climate. Within these fields, VISEE covers a broad array of perspectives and hosts both theoretical and empirical work. The VISEE seminar is jointly hosted by Cristian Huse (University of Oldenburg), Karen Pittel (ifo Institute and LMU Munich), Doina Radulescu (University of Bern) and Sebastian Schwenen (TU Munich) and takes place on a monthly basis. The seminar is open to everyone, links to participate will be distributed in advance.

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Schedule of Talks

Next Talks
Date Time  Speaker  Title 
11.07.2022  tbd Mushfiq Mobarak (Yale University)  Agricultural productivity and deforestation : Evidence from Brazil
27.06.2022 16:00 (CET) Antoine Dechezleprêtre (London School of Economics,OECD)  tbd
16.05.2022 16:00 (CET)
Koichiro Ito (University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy)
Mortality Impact of Transboundary Air Pollution: Evidence from East Asia
16:00 (CET)
Christiane Baumeister (University of Notre Dame) 
Past Talks
Date Speaker  Title 
07.02.2022  Jianwei Xing (Peking University) (Re)scheduling Pollution Exposure: The Case of Surgery Schedules
13.12.2021 Erich Muehlegger (UC Davis)  Energy Prices and Electric Vehicle Adoption
15.11.2021 Ralph Winkler (University of Bern) Rational Consumer Choice? The Case of Household Food Waste
07.06.2021 Kenneth Gillingham (Yale University)   Carbon Policy and the Emissions Implications of Electric Vehicles
10.05.2021 Mathias Kalkuhl  (Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change) Optimal Carbon Taxation and Horizontal Equity
19.04.2021 Alberto Salvo (National University of Singapore) Willingness to fight on: Enviornmental valuation in dynamic competitions  
29.03.2021 Natalia Fabra (Universidad Carlos III Madrid) Technology-Neutral vs. Specific Procurement 
08.02.2021 Isis Durrmeyer (TSE) The welfare effects of transportation policies under endogenous traffic congestion
11.01.2021  Jing Li (MIT) Colluding Against Environmental Regulation
30.11.2020 Shanjun Li (Cornell University) Government Subsidies and Product Choices: Evidence from China's Electric Vehicle Market
02.11.2020 Maximilian Auffhammer (UC Berkeleymit dem paper) Energy, Health and Climate Impacts from Long-Haul Truck Electrification