Decarbonization Seminar

The Decarbonization Seminar hosts speakers and participants from academia and industry to discuss latest advances and challenges associated with the transition towards a decarbonized energy economy. Topics include the economics and management of sustainable energy technologies in the energy sector, clean energy transportation services, and carbon-free manufacturing processes.

To stay informed about upcoming presentations, please sign up for the seminar’s mailing list via this form. Seminar sessions will usually be held as a hybrid event on Monday afternoons from 05:15 to 06:30 pm (CEST). To join in person, just come to the room O 129 (i.e., in the castle, building Ostflügel, level 1, room 29). To join virtually, please register in advance using the link we send along with each talk announcement

The seminar is jointly sponsored by the Mannheim Institute for Sustainable Energy Studies (MISES) and the Center for European Economic Research (ZEW). The organizing team is comprised of Amadeus Bach (MISES), Gunther Glenk (MISES), Marion Ott (ZEW), and Nikolas Wölfing (MISES). In case of questions and suggestions, please contact Yvonne Münch.

Upcoming Talks

Dan Iancu
Stanford University

Thursday, April 6, 2023 – 05:15 – 06:30 PM (CET)

Mathias Reynaert​​​​​​​
Toulouse School of Economics 

Monday, April 17, 2023 – 05:15 – 06:30 PM (CEST)

Severin Borenstein
Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Monday, May 15, 2023 – 05:15 – 06:30 PM (CEST)

Richard Barker​​​​
ISSB and ​​​​​​University of Oxford

Monday, May 22, 2023 – 05:30 – 06:45 PM (CEST)

Shirley Lu
Harvard University

Tuesday, May 30, 2023 – 01:45 – 03:15 PM (CEST)

Omer Karaduman
Stanford University

Monday, June 12, 2023 – 05:15 – 06:30 PM (CEST)

Past Talks

Jochen Kurtz and Alessandro Pistillo

Monday, February 27, 2023 – 05:15 – 06:30 PM (CET)

Simone Ruiz-Vergote
MSCI ESG Research

Monday, March 20, 2023 – 05:15 – 06:30 PM (CET)