Christian de Perthuis
Professor at Paris-Dauphine University - Founder of the Climate Economics Chair
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Christian De Perthuis is Professor of Economics at Paris-Dauphine University and Head of the Climate Economics Chair. He started his career in the agricultural sector, went on to work in leading French research and forecasting institutes and headed the “Mission Climat” of Caisse des Dépôts between 2004 and 2008. He created the Climate Economics Chair of Paris Dauphine University in 2010. His research focuses on the economics of climate change and ecological transition. Author of several articles and books (including Economic Choices in a Warming World, Cambridge University Presse, 2011), he is co-author of Carbon Pricing (Cambridge University Press, 2010) and Green Capital (Columbia University Press, 2015). He chaired the «Green Tax Commission », which helped the French Government to introduce a domestic carbon tax in 2014.