Carolyn Fischer, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Carbon Pricing, Revenue Recycling, and Leakage Protection

Thursday, December 3, 2020
SF 8:00am, NYC 11:00am, BERLIN 5:00pm


Carolyn Fischer is a senior fellow with Resources for the Future, and a professor of environmental economics at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Canada 150 Research Chair in Climate Economics, Innovation and Policy at the University of Ottawa. Dr. Fischer is also a Tinbergen Institute affiliate, a fellow of the CESifo Research Network, and a member of Environment Canada’s Economics and Environmental Policy Research Network. Her research explores questions of environmental policy instrument design. Dr. Fischer applies microeconomic theory and other modeling techniques to a variety of environmental and resource management issues, including climate and renewable energy policies, carbon leakage, technological innovation, eco-certification, and wildlife conservation.

This seminar is part of the Virtual Seminar on Climate Economics series hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and is open to everyone interested in research on the economics of climate change.