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Carlo Carraro

Carlo Carraro

Professor and President, University of Venice.

Carlo Carraro is currently the President of the Ca' Foscari University of Venice for the three-year period 2009-2012. He is also Professor of Environmental Economics at the same university, and former chairman of the Department of Economics.

Professor Carraro is also Director of the Sustainable Development Programme of the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei and Director of the Climate Impacts and Policy Division of the Euro Mediterranean Centre for Climate Change (CMCC). In 2008, he was elected Vice-Chair of the Working Group III and Member of the Bureau of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

Professor Carraro has taught in many European and overseas universities, including Paris I, LUISS-Rome, University College of London, Udine, Aix-en-Provence, Nice, Paris X and the Clemson University MBA programme.

Professor Carraro holds a Ph.D. from Princeton University and has written extensively on international policies to control climate change, coalition and group formation in economic systems, international negotiations and the formation of international environmental agreements, monetary and fiscal problems in open economies, monetary policy coordination in Europe, the econometric modelling of integrated economies, dynamic modelling of climate-economy interactions and environmental policy.

He was recently awarded the Sustainable Energy Prize by the Italian Association of Energy Economists.

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