Bretschger, Lucas, Prof. Dr.

Prof. Dr.  Lucas Bretschger

Prof. Dr. Lucas Bretschger

Ökonomie/Ressourcenökonomie 

ZUE  F 7 

Zürichbergstrasse 18

8092 Zürich

Switzerland

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President of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE)

Swiss and French Citizen.

NEW BOOK: Lucas Bretschger (2015): Greening Economy, Graying Society, CER-ETH Press, Zurich. FREE DOWNLOAD (PDF, 983 KB). Book Presentation.

 

1. Research Interests

  • Dynamics of natural resource use
  • Climate economics and policy
  • Energy economics and quantitative modeling
  • Environmental pollution and growth
  • Empirical assessment of environmental impacts
  • Endogenous growth, trade, and regional economics
  • Sustainable development

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2. Other Positions

Year Position
1983-1984 Financial Analyst at Zürcher Kantonalbank  
1985-1989   Research Fellow at the Institute for Empirical Research in Economics at the University of Zurich, also 1991-1994  
1990-1991   Visiting Fellow at Princeton University  
1994-1998   Visiting Professor at the Universities of Konstanz, La Paz and Greifswald
1999-2002   Full Professor at the Ernst-Moritz-Arndt University of Greifswald, Chair of Economics, especially Growth and Trade theory  
2002-   Title of Professor at the University of Zurich  
2005-2007   Head of the co-founded Department of Management, Technology, and Economics (MTEC) at ETH Zurich  
2008-   Associated Chair at the Centre for Energy Policy and Economics (CEPE)  
2009-   External Research Associate at OxCarre, University of Oxford, UK  
2009-2015 
Member of the Swiss Delegation at the UNFCCC Climate Change Conferences COP 15 (Copenhagen), COP 17 (Durban), COP 20 (Lima), and COP 21 (Paris) 
2010-2012   Head of the German Board of Environmental and Resource Economics (Ausschuss für Umwelt- und Ressourcenökonomie des Vereins für Socialpolitik)  
2011-2014   Managing Director of CER-ETH, Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich  
2014-2019 Member of the Council of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists
2015-   Full Member of SATW - Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences
2016- Member of the Managing Editorial Board of Environmental and Resource Economics

3. Working Papers (links to pdf-files)

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4. Publications (links to papers or abstracts)

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5. Policy and Pedagogical Contributions

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6. Editorial, Referee and Expert Work

  • Editorial Board of Environment and Development Economics
  • Editorial Board of International Economics and Economic Policy
  • Guest Editor for Environmental and Resource Economics
  • Guest Editor for International Economics and Economic Policy
  • Guest Editor for Environment and Development Economics
  • Guest Editor for Journal of Environmental Economics and Management
  • Guest Editor for European Economic Review

Referee

Annals of Regional Science, Chinese Journal of Population, Climate Policy, Economic Journal, Economic Modelling, Economics of Governance, Energy Economics, Energy Journal, Energy Policy, Environment and Development Economics, Environmental and Resource Economics, European Economic Review, European Journal of Political Economy, FinanzArchiv / Public Finance Analysis, German Economic Review, International Economic Review, International Journal of Sustainable Development, International Tax and Public Finance, Journal of Economic Growth, Journal of Economics, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of Environment and Development, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Journal of Environmental Management, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Journal of Public Economics, Kyklos, Resource and Energy Economics, Resources Policy, Resources and Environment, Review of Development Economics, Review of Economic Studies, Review of Political Economy, Review of World Economics, Scandinavian Journal of Econonomics, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics

Expert

Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences, Volkswagen Stiftung, Swiss National Science Foundation, Swiss Centre for International Agriculture, Wirtschaftsstudie Kanton Zürich, Oesterreichische Nationalbank.

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7. Committees and Previous Positions

Committees

Previous Positions

  • Member of the Foundation Council and Executive Committee of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF) 2007-2015
  • Member of the OcCC (Advisory Body on Climate Change of the Swiss government), 2006-2012
  • Member of the Board of ESC (Energy Science Center), 2007-2011
  • Visiting Professor at Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonnne 2008
  • President of the Programme Committee of CCRS, Center for Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability at the University of Zurich, 2004-2008
  • Member of the Management Committee of CCES, Competence Center Environment and Sustainability, 2006-2008
  • Member of the Strategy Commission of AGS, Alliance for Global Sustainability, 2004-2008

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8. Organized Conferences

  • EAERE 2016, Annual Congress of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economics, June 22-15, 2016.
  • SURED 2014, Monte Verità Conference on Sustainable Resource Use and Economic Dynamics, June 9-12, 2014.
  • Ausschuss für Umwelt- und Ressourcenökonomie: Jahrestagung 2013 an der ETH Zürich.
  • SURED 2012, Monte Verità Conference on Sustainable Resource Use and Economic Dynamics, June 4-7, 2012.
  • SURED 2010, Monte Verità Conference on Sustainable Resource Use and Economic Dynamics, June 7-10, 2010.
  • RESEC Winterschool, Ascona, January 26-30, 2010.
  • Ausschuss für Aussenwirtschaftstheories und -politik: Jahrestagung 2009 an der ETH Zürich.
  • SURED 2008, Monte Verità Conference on Sustainable Resource Use and Economic Dynamics, June 2-5, 2008.
  • Workshop "Umwelt- und Ressourcenökonomik" für NachwuchswissenschaftlerInnen, Zurich, February 26-27, 2007.
  • SURED 2006, Monte Verità Conference on Sustainable Resource Use and Economic Dynamics, June 5-9, 2006.
  • MTEC Symposium 2006, Inaugural Workshop for the Department of Management, Technology, and Economics, November 3, 2006.
  • Annual Conference 2005 of the Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics on Resource Economics, Technology, and Sustainable Development, Zurich, March 17-18, 2005.
  • SURED 2004, Monte Verità Conference on Sustainable Resource Use and Economic Dynamics , June 6-10, 2004.
  • Workshop "Economic Integration, Innovation Dynamics and Growth", Brussels, February 6-8, 2004.
 
 
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