USC Price School of Public Policy

USC Price School hosts international workshop on energy economics

July 17, 2017

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Professor Antonio Bento (Photo by Deirdre Flanagan) More photos available on Flickr »

From Price staff reports

The USC Price School of Public Policy hosted the 10th International Workshop on Empirical Methods in Energy Economics, which was organized by Professor Antonio Bento. Held at Lewis Hall on June 22-23, the event convened renowned energy economists, including scholars from the United States, Europe, and Asia.

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USC Lewis Hall (Photo by Deirdre Flanagan) More photos available on Flickr »

More than 20 institutions, including leading universities and the World Bank, were represented. Experts discussed research relating to topics such as energy policy; climate policy; electrification and electricity access; fracking and renewables; and fuels and automobiles.

The workshop series was established by Empirical Methods in Energy Economics (EMEE), an international scientific network of energy economists. The gathering provides an opportunity for energy economics to meet, as well as to present and discuss scientific papers pertaining to empirical methods and applications in energy economics.