The Economics of Climate Change in Argentina

Editors: Maria Elisa Belfiori; Mariano Javier Rabassa


Studies climate change impacts and mitigation policies from an Argentinian perspective

Integrates rigorous economic analysis from academics with a policy perspective and actual practitioners in Argentina

Aimed at a broad audience, ranging from academics, researchers and policy-makers

Part of the The Latin American Studies Book Series book series, Springer

Front Matter - Table of Contents


About the editors

Maria Elisa Belfiori holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Minnesota. Elisa is a full-time professor Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, School of Business. Previously, she was a research economist at the Pontifical Catholic University in Argentina, and held a tenure-track assistant professorship position in the Economics Department at Colorado State University (United States of America). She also worked as a research economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and at the Central Bank of Argentina. Her field of expertise is at the intersection of Macroeconomics and Climate Economics. Her research focuses on the optimal taxation of carbon emissions and intergenerational climate equity. Monetary economics and public finance are also part of her research fields. Elisa has contributed to two edited books, and her research has been published in the European Economic Review, Energy Policy, among others.

Mariano Javier Rabassa holds a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States. He is a professor and researcher at the Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina. Previously he was a full-time consultant at The World Bank, in Washington DC, working on topics related to socio-economic impacts of climate change. His expertise covers a broad set of environmental issues, with special emphasis on impact evaluation of environmental policies and the quantification of climate change impacts. His academic work has been recognized by the University of Illinois and the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (United States) and has been published in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Environmental and Development Economics, Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, among others.