The 5th International Symposium on Environment and Energy Finance Issues (ISEFI-2017), jointly organized by the IPAG Center for Energy Economics and Environment (IPAG Business School) and the Centre of Geopolitics of Energy and Raw Materials (Paris Dauphine University) with the support of the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE), will take place on 22-23 May 2017 in Paris, France. It aims to provide academics, policymakers, and practitioners with a valuable forum for discussion and critical analysis of the major issues and challenges that interrelate energy, environment, macroeconomics and financial markets.

The conference organizers would like to invite the submission of both theoretical and empirical papers (in PDF files) relating to all aspects of energy markets and their interactions with financial markets. We welcome submissions in the following, but not limited to, topics

  • Climate negotiations and scenarios for a +2° world
  • Corporate finance analysis for energy companies
  • Econometrics of energy markets
  • Energy and climate models
  • Energy and environment
  • Energy derivatives: pricing and hedging
  • Energy and financial market interactions
  • Energy issues in developing and emerging markets
  • Energy policies for low carbon transportation
  • Energy prices: modeling and forecasting
  • Energy risks: assessment and modeling
  • Electricity networks, smart-grids, electricity demand
  • Financial and economic analysis of energy markets
  • Financial regulation of energy and environmental markets
  • Finance and investment in renewable energy
  • Intergenerational choices under global environmental change
  • Hydroelectricity and water management
  • Natural resources, risk, welfare and social preferences
  • Oil and shale gas
  • Poverty and environmental impacts of electritcity price reforms
  • Renewable and low carbon technologies policy
  • Speculation and energy prices
  • State regulation and energy governance
  • Transportation charges in oil and natural gas industries

The deadline for submission of full papers is the 5th of March 2017.



Professor Amy Myers Jaffe, University of California, United States


A leading expert on the geopolitics of oil and gas, energy security and risk and an influential thought leader on global energy policy, sustainability, Amy Myers Jaffe is executive director for Energy and Sustainability at University of California, Davis and a frequent keynote speaker at major energy industry and investment conferences and board of directors meetings. A widely quoted commentator on energy and the environment in international media who has provided testimony on Capital Hill, Jaffe appears regularly on a variety of television and print media, including CNN, The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, FOX, Al-Jazeera TV, MSNBC, National Public Radio, the Wall Street Journal and the Financial Times of London. Her writings have been featured by the New York Times, Dow Jones International, and Petroleum Intelligence Weekly. She has a regular blog at the Houston Chronicle and is a contributor on energy and climate change to the Wall Street Journal’s blog The Experts.

Jaffe currently serves as a member of the Global Agenda Council on New Energy Architecture with the World Economic Forum (Davos), as an advisory board member of GE Ecoimagination and as a technical committee member on shale gas for the Union of Concerned Scientists and California’s Council on Science and Technology. A contributor to Foreign Policy magazine’s “21 Solutions to Save the World” and recipient of the Award for Excellence in Energy Writing by the International Association for Energy Economics, Jaffe was named to Esquire’s annual 100 Best and Brightest and Elle Magazine’s Women for the Environment. Jaffe’s research focuses on oil and natural gas geopolitics, strategic energy policy, alternative fuel (for the state of California and beyond), corporate investment strategies in the energy sector, sustainability and risk and energy economics.


Professor Richard S.J. Tol, University of Sussex, United Kingdom


Richard S.J. Tol is a Professor at the Department of Economics, University of Sussex and the Professor of the Economics of Climate Change, Institute for Environmental Studies and Department of Spatial Economics, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He is a member of the Academia Europaea.

Previously, he was a Research Professor at the Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, the Michael Otto Professor of Sustainability and Global Change at Hamburg University and an Adjunct Professor, Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. He has had visiting appointments at the Canadian Centre for Climate Research, University of Victoria, British Colombia, at the Centre for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment, University College London, and at the Princeton Environmental Institute and the Department of Economics, Princeton University.

Richard received an M.Sc. in econometrics (1992) and a Ph.D. in economics (1997) from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He is ranked among the top 150 economists in the world, and has over 200 publications in learned journals (with 100+ co-authors), one book, three edited volumes, and many minor publications. He specialises in the economics of energy, environment, and climate, and is interested in tourism and scientometrics.



March 5, 2017: Submission deadline (full papers, PDF files)

March 25, 2017: Notification of acceptance/rejection

April 20, 2017: Registration deadline 

May 22-23, 2017: Symposium event







Anna Creti (co-chair), University of Paris Dauphine & Ecole Polytechnique

Khaled Guesmi (co-chair), IPAG Business School

Lutz Kilian (co-chair), University of Michigan

Duc Khuong Nguyen, IPAG Business School & Indiana University

Ingmar SchumacherIPAG Business School

Eric Strobl, Ecole Polytechnique & IPAG Business School

Cees Withagen, IPAG Business School & VU University

Online user: 1