8th Atlantic Workshop on Energy and Environmental Economics
A Toxa, Galicia (Spain)
21 and 22 June, 2018
Carlos de Miguel is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Vigo and member of its Rede research group. After completing his PhD in Economics at the Complutense University in Madrid, he has been increasingly interested in energy and resource economics. His research has been published in the main international academic journals, and deals with a rich array of topics: from the effects of energy prices on economic activity, to energy taxes and green tax reforms.
Massimo Filippini has held a dual professorship in public economics and energy economics at ETH Zürich and the University of Lugano since October 1999. He is member of the Center for Economic Research at ETH Zurich (CER-ETH) and director of the Centre for Energy Policy and Economics (CEPE) to the ETH Zürich. Filippini has also published several books, book chapters and more than fifty articles in peer-reviewed journals on energy economics and policy, transport economics, health economics and the economics of public services.
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 and is one of the coordinators of ERGON, a European platform of researchers in energy economics. He was director of the Florence School of Regulation Climate at the EUI (Florence) between 2014 and 2017 and participated as lead author of the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report within WG3 (mitigation).
José M. Labeaga is PhD in Economics from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and professor of economic theory at the Spanish Open University, UNED. He has been general director of the Spanish Institute for Fiscal Studies and director of the FEDEA-BBVA research chair on new consumers. His main research interests lay in the analysis of individual behavior in consumption and labour decisions, and on the simulation and assessment of the effects of different public policies. In particular, he has published extensively on energy demand and on environmental and regulatory policies in this domain. Labeaga has served in the board of different organizations and journals, and has published the results of his research in the main academic journals of his fields.
Andreas Löschel holds the Chair for Energy and Resource Economics at the University of Münster., Germany. He is a Research Associate of the Research Department "Environmental and Resource Economics, Environmental Management" at the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), which he headed until June 2014. Löschel chairs the German government's Energy Expert Commission to monitor the energy transformation in Germany and served as Lead Author in the WG3 contribution to the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report. Löschel obtained his PhD from the University of Mannheim and published widely in international environmental economics, especially the economics of climate change and energy policy, and quantitative economic modeling.