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

Schedule of Talks
Date Time  Speaker  Title 
11.01.2021  16:00 (CET) Jing Li (MIT)  «Colluding Against Environmental Regulation»
08.02.2021 16:00 (CET) Isis Durrmeyer (TSE)  «The welfare effects of transportation policies under endogenous traffic congestion»
 29.03.2021  16:30 (CET) Natalia Fabra (Universidad Carlos III Madrid)  Technology-Neutral vs. Specific Procurement 
 19.04.2021 12.30 (CET) Alberto Salvo (National University of Singapore) Willingness to fight on: Enviornmental valuation in dynamic competitions  
 10.05.2021  16:30 (CET)

Mathias Kalkuhl  (Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change)

 “Optimal Carbon Taxation and Horizontal Equity“

 07.06.2021 16.30 (CET) Kenneth Gillingham (Yale University)    Carbon Policy and the Emissions Implications of Electric Vehicles
13.12.2021 16:00 (CET) Erich Muehlegger (UC Davis)  tbd
10.01.2022 16:00 (CET) Christiane Baumeister (University of Notre Dame)  tbd
07.02.2022  13.30 (CET) Jianwei Xing (Peking University) tbd
Seminar Talks 2020
Date Speaker  Title 

Shanjun Li (Cornell University)

“Government Subsidies and Product Choices: Evidence from China's Electric Vehicle Market”.


Maximilian Auffhammer (UC Berkeleymit dem paper)

“Energy, Health and Climate Impacts from Long-Haul Truck Electrification”.