Christian Gollier, Toulouse School of Economics
The Cost-Efficiency Carbon Pricing Puzzle


Thursday, March 10, 2022


SF 8:00am, NYC 11:00am, BERLIN 5:00pm



Christian Gollier’s research spans the fields of economics of uncertainty, environmental economics, finance, insurance, and cost-benefit analysis, with a particular interest in long-term sustainable effects. He founded the Toulouse School of Economics with Jean Tirole in 2007 and has been its director since 2009 (with a hiatus in 2015-2016). He has published more than a hundred articles in international scientific journals. He has also published 10 books on risk including “Pricing the Planet’s Future” at Princeton University Press. Christian Gollier is one of the authors of the 4th and 5th reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC, 2007 and 2013). He is president of EAERE, the European Association of Environmental Economists.

Watch the recording (video, 57:57 minutes, with transcription)

Download the slides (pdf, 2.56 mb)

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.