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Séminaires de l'économie du climat 2019
Would you like to deepen your knowledge about climate change policies and the low-carbon transition? Are you a PhD student in ecological economics or a similar area of specialization? The 2019 Workshops on climate economics are for you! The event will take place on 10-12 July in AFD’s headquarters in Paris.

The team in charge of GEMMES of Agence Française de Développement organizes a series of workshops specialized in climate economics integrating the theoretical aspects linked to the transition to a low-carbon and resilient economy. The seminars are intended for PhD students in economics or a similar background. The event will take place on 10-12 July in AFD’s headquarters in Paris.

GEMMES’ mission is to contribute to the dialogue of national and international public policy related to adaptation to climate change and the transition to a low-carbon economy. The workshop will consist of an introductory seminar; four country (GEMMES’ partners) seminars; four hot topics seminars  and one round table entitled “what does it mean to think of an economy in 2050?”.  A keynote lecture will be given by Guillaume Pitron, specialist in rare metals.

GEMMES apllication
The GEMMES application


Applications:

The program is intended for PhD students, but will consider Master students based on the applicant’s background and desire to pursue a research career, academic or otherwise.
Applications should include a motivation letter and a CV (1 page each). The selection will be based on the applicant’s background (preferably on economics and/or related disciplines) and the relevance of the Workshop’s objectives with respect to the latter. 

Application deadline: Please submit your application by email no later than May 20th to reyesl@afd.fr

There are no tuition fees, but acceptance does not cover other forms of expenses (the program does not cover expenses such as housing or transportation)

Accepted applicants will receive a notification by June 20th.

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