Massimo Tavoni

Director, Climate Change Economics unit at Euro-Mediterranean Center for Climate Change

Massimo Tavoni is Director and Deputy coordinator of the Climate Change Economics units at Euro-Mediterranean Center for Climate Change (CMCC) and Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) respectively. From 2008 to 2010 he was Postdoctoral Research Associate at Princeton University, and before then Researcher at FEEM and CMCC. His research is about energy and climate change economics, and specifically the modeling and evaluation of international climate mitigation policies

. Massimo has published extensively in the peer reviewed literature, including work that was featured in Time magazine's list of 'The 50 Best Inventions of 2009'. He is a lead author for the 5th assessment report of the IPCC, and the co-director of the annual International Energy Workshop. Massimo holds a Laurea cum Laude in Engineering from the University of Bologna, an MSc in Mathematical Economics from the London School of Economics, and a PhD in Political Economics from the Catholic University of Milan.

CEPR Policy Research


  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey