Massimo Filippini is a Full Professor in Economics and has a joint professorship at the ETH Zurich and the Università della Svizzera Italiana since October 1999. He is director of the Centre for Energy Policy and Economics (CEPE) at ETH Zürich, member of the Center for Economic Research at ETH Zurich (CER-ETH), coordinator of the network âEmpirical Methods in Energy Economicsâ (EMEE) and a member of the board of Country Representatives of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE). Professor Filippini´s main fields of specialization are: energy economics and policy, behavioral economics, applied econometrics and public economics. Massimo Filippini is a member of several editorial boards and has published several books, book chapters, and more than 90 articles in top field and field peer-reviewed journals.
Xavier Labandeira is director of Economics for Energy and Professor of Economics at the University of Vigo. After completing graduate studies at University College London, his European doctorate focused on the use of energy regulations to tackle environmental problems. Labandeira has published in the main international journals of his fields and has led several research funded-projects at Spanish and EU levels. He was director of the Florence School of Regulation Climate at the EUI (Florence) between 2014 and 2017 and participated respectively as lead author and review editor of the IPCC Fifth and Sixth Assessment Reports within WG3 (mitigation). He has been active in knowledge dissemination and debate on policies to tackle environmental problems, particularly as a member of the Spanish tax reform commission (2021-2022), and belongs to the EAERE's Policy Outreach Committee since 2018. He was awarded with the Galician Academy of Sciences medal on research achievements in economics and social sciences in its first edition (2019).
Professor Andreas Loeschel holds a Chair for Environmental/Resource Economics and Sustainability at the Ruhr University Bochum. He received his PhD in Economics at the University of Mannheim in 2003. Since 2011 he has been the chairman of the Expert Commission of the German Government to monitor the energy transformation. Andreas Loeschel is a Lead Author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) for the Fifth and Sixth Assessment Report (2010-14, 2017-21) and a member of the German National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech). In the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (F.A.Z.) economist ranking he was several times among the 50 most influential economists in Germany.
Maria Loureiro is full professor at the Department of Economics at U. Santiago de Compostela. She got her Phd from Washington State University (USA) and returned to the University of Santiago de Composela via the Ramón y Cajal Program. Previously, she had been a professor at Colorado State University (USA) and at the Carlos III University of Madrid. Her fields of specialization are agricultural economics, environmental economics and health economics. So far she has been the Phd advisor for 7 doctoral dissertations, 8 dissertations or final degree projects and has participated in numerous research projects, both national and international. Regarding the transfer of knowledge, her work of valuation of environmental impacts has been used in the process of claiming damages caused by the Prestige oil spill, being presented as an economic expert testimony by the Environmental Prosecutor of Galicia.