Massimo Tavoni


Massimo Tavoni is director of the new research center based in Milan RFF-CMCC European Institute on Economics and the Environment. He is also associate professor at the Department of Management, Politecnico di Milano.

In 2014-15 he has been a fellow at the the Center for the Advanced Studies in Behavioural Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford University, and from 2008 to 2010 he was post doctoral research associate at Princeton University. His research is about energy and climate change economics, and specifically the modeling and evaluation of international climate mitigation policies. He is also interested in the interplay between energy, climate and environmental policies. Massimo has published extensively in the peer reviewed literature, including work that was featured in “Time” magazine’s list of “The 50 Best Inventions of 2009”. He is a lead author for the 5th assessment report of the IPCC, the co-director of the annual International Energy Workshop and deputy editor for the journal Climatic Change.

In his limited free time (3 kids!) he loves to do ski mountaineering and be in the wild.

Post Published by Massimo Tavoni

Jul 15

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