Chairperson – 10 May, 11.00 – 12.40
SESSION 3 – EU Energy Policy
Panel 2 – Mitigating Climate Change
Denny Ellerman is the Director of the Loyola de Palacio “Climate Policy Research Unit” at the EUI. He was formerly a Senior Lecturer at MIT’s Sloan School of Management, where he was executive director of the Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research and the Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change. Denny is an internationally recognized expert on energy and environmental economics with a particular focus on climate policy, emissions trading, and interactions with energy markets. He is a co-author of the leading books on the US SO2 and the EU CO2 Allowance Trading Programs, Markets for Clean Air: The US Acid Rain Program and Pricing Carbon: The European Emissions Trading Scheme. Prior to coming to MIT, Denny worked in Washington, D.C. in several policy-related positions. In 1990, he was President of the International Association for Energy Economics. He has a Ph.D. in political economy and government from Harvard University.