Symposium on Carbon Prices’ presentations

Download all the material that has been produced during the Symposium for the High Level commission on Carbon prices (17 May 2017).

The High Level  Commission on Carbon prices, chaired by Nicholas Stern and Joseph Stiglitz delivered its report on May 29 in the Think20 Summit (download the report here).

A few days before (on May 17), the Chair Energy & Prosperity dedicated it’s annual Symposium to put into light the academic works related to this topic.

You’ll find hereafter all the material that has been produced during this event : the speakers’ presentations.


Download the Symposium’s programme (in English)

Scientific committee – Gaël Giraud, Cameron Hepburn, Linus Mattauch, Nicholas Stern


  • Introduction by Gaël Giraud AFD, Energy and Prosperity Chair) and Cameron Hepburn (INET – Oxford)
  • Sweden’s CO2 Tax and Taxation Reform Experience, Thomas Sterner (University of Gothenburg)

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  • Making Carbon Pricing Work, David Klenert (MCC Berlin)

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  • Carbon pricing and the Paris Agreement, Samuel Fankhauser (LSE)

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  • The Strategic Dimension of Financing Global Public Goods, Ulrike Kornek (MCC Berlin)

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  • Pigouvian Policies in the Lab, Stephan Kroll (Colorado State University)

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  • Improving How Emissions Trading Works: An Emissions Containment Reserve, Dallas Burtraw (Resources for the Future)

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  • Carbon Pricing and Public Spending in a Stock-Flow Consistent, Monetary Macro-dynamics of Global Warming, Gaël Giraud (AFD, Energy and Prosperity Chair)

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  • Refining Climate Policy in the EU: Assessing Some Options, Ian Parry (IMF) – presented by William Oman

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  • Carbon Taxation: What are the Revenue Possibilities? Gilbert Metcalf (Tufts University)

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  • Climate Economics for the Age of President Trump, Rick van der Ploeg (Oxford University)

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  • Closing Remarks by Gaël Giraud AFD, Energy and Prosperity Chair) and Nicholas Stern (LSE)


The symposium was organised by the Chair Energy &  Prosperity chair in cooperation with Agence Française de Développement (AFD), Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School, Institut Louis Bachelier and the World Bank. It was hosted by École Normale Supérieure.