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Call for Papers — The Economics of Low-Carbon Markets

Call for Papers


The Economics of Low-Carbon Markets Conference

December 16-17th, 2013

Ribeirao Preto, Brazil


The Economics of Low-Carbon Markets Conference aims at stimulating discussions among international researchers in the field of Environmental and Energy Economics and closely related areas such as Industrial Organization and Transport Economics. The scientific committee welcomes theoretical, empirical and policy-oriented contributions addressing environmental choices, energy efficiency and related topics. The social programme will include a visit to a sugar cane plantation and a sugar cane mill in one of the leading countries when it comes to biofuels, Brazil, allowing participants to learn how they are produced.


Confirmed Speakers

Antonio Bento (Cornell University)

Eugenio Miravete (University of Texas at Austin)


Scientific Committee

Antonio Bento, Cornell University

Cristian Huse, Stockholm School of Economics

Shanjun Li, Cornell University

Joshua Linn, Resources for the Future

Claudio Lucinda, University of Sao Paulo

Eugenio Miravete, University of Texas at Austin

Alberto Salvo, Northwestern University

Frank Verboven, KU Leuven


Submission Details

All interested researchers are invited to submit their papers written in English in pdf format to

econ.low.carbon@gmail.com by June 30th, 2013.

Decisions will be announced in late August 2013 and paper presenters must register by September 15th, 2013 to have their papers included in the conference programme.


Conference Venue

The conference will be hosted by the Department of Economics at FEA/RP,University of Sao Paulo. Ribeirao Preto is the third largest city in Sao Paulo state (610,000 inhabitants) and the venue is within a 600 hectare area of what was once a coffee farm.


Further Details

Further information will be made available on the conference webpage at http://fearp.usp.br/lcm/


Local Organization and Contact

Bruno Ledo

Claudio Lucinda

Rudinei Toneto Jr.

Email: econ.low.carbon@gmail.com