Climate Change Economics

All courses are scheduled to take place at the JVI. Courses may have to be delivered virtually in case safe travel to and in-person training in Vienna is not possible. The decision to offer virtual instead of onsite training will be made within 5 weeks of the course start date.

All participants are expected to follow our COVID-19 Guidelines.


TARGET GROUP |Staff from ministries and other public institutions, who are involved in analyzing and/or developing climate change related socio-economic strategies at both national and international level.


DESCRIPTION |While its long-term economic, social, and welfare implications are still difficult to predict, it is evident that climate change is already taking a massive toll. This course will review the various dimensions of climate change economics and discuss policy options to mitigate and adapt to climate change. In particular, we will seek answers to the following questions: What is the current understanding of climate change and its dynamics? What are the main macroeconomic, structural, social and financial implications of climate change? What are the country-specific consequences and policy priorities of climate change in the JVI region? Why is system-wide change needed? What key mitigation policies can be used to contain greenhouse gas emissions? What is the role of international policy coordination?


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Course Details

Start: 20230904Sep 04
End: 20230908Sep 08

Language: English

Sponsoring Organization: JVI

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Application Deadline: June 18, 2023

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