Call for Papers: EUROFRAME Conference on Climate change: economic implications, tools and challenges for policy-makers in Europe


Climate change: economic implications, tools and challenges for policy-makers in Europe

A new date for the conference "Climate change: economic implications, tools and challenges for policy-makers in Europe" will be announced as soon as possible. At that stage, the call for papers will be re-opened, but already submitted papers will be kept for consideration.



The EUROFRAME group of research institutes (CASE, CPB, DIW, ESRI, ETLA, IfW, NIESR, OFCE, PROMETEIA, WIFO) will hold its seventeenth annual Conference on Economic Policy Issues in the European Union in London on 5 June 2020. The aim of this conference is to bring together academics, and policy-oriented economists by providing a forum for debate on economic policy issues relevant in the European context.

The 17th Conference will focus on the challenges posed by climate change. Public opinion has changed and European policy-makers, businesses and the financial sector have started to recognise the importance of climate change and biodiversity on the lives of people and the economy. Climate action must stand at the core of long-term growth and infrastructure planning. How do policy-makers ensure that the costs and benefits of climate action are shared equitably at a time when multilateral frameworks have come under threat?

We seek both empirical and theoretical policy-relevant papers. Areas of interest include but are not limited to:

  • Economic impact of climate change at the macro and local level
  • Evaluating macroeconomic benefits of biodiversity and ecosystem services
  • Climate change and the EU’s green deal
  • The role of climate change policy on innovation and infrastructure
  • The role of central banks, banks and the insurance sector
  • The fiscal implications of transition and physical risks


Keynote Speaker:  Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge

Submission guidelines:

  • Papers (drafts or extended abstracts) should be submitted by e-mail until 17 February 2020 to 
  • Abstracts should mention: title of communication, name(s) of the author(s), affiliation, corresponding author’s e-mail address, postal address, telephone number. Please indicate whether you are willing to act as a discussant.
  • Corresponding authors will be informed of the decision of the scientific committee by end- March.
  • Full papers should be received by e-mail by 18 May 2020.
  • Selected papers will be published after a reviewing process in the NIESR Review.


Scientific Committee:

Christoph Badelt (WIFO), Marek Dabrowski and Grzegorz Poniatowski (CASE), Geraldine Dany-Knedlik (DIW), Lorenzo Forni (PROMETEIA Associazione), Klaus-Jürgen Gern (IfW), Amit Kara (NIESR), Tero Kuusi and Markku Lehmus (ETLA), Eloi Laurent and Henri Sterdyniak (OFCE), Kieran McQuinn (ESRI), Gerdien Meijerink (CPB), Catherine Mathieu (OFCE, Scientific Secretary)

Local Organising Committee (NIESR, London):

Garry Young:

Amit Kara:

Contact – Paper and Abstract Submissions:

Catherine Mathieu:,
tel.: +33 (0)1 44 18 54 37