Professor Carlo Carraro is President (Rettore) of the Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, and President of the School for Advanced Studies in Venice. He holds a Ph.D. from Princeton University and is currently member of the Bureau of the Nobel Laureate Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) and Vice-Chair of IPCC Working Group III.
He is Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Fondazione ENI Enrico Mattei (FEEM), and Research Fellow of the Center for European Policy Studies (CEPS), Brussels, and of the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), London.
He is also member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the UN International Human Dimensions Programme (IHDP), of the Ifo Institute for Economic Research, Munich, of the Harvard Environmental Economics Program (HEEP) of the Kennedy School at Harvard University, of the Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis (CAMA), Australian National University, and of the Research Network on Sustainable Development (R2D2), Paris. He belongs to the Mitigation Board of the Climate Solutions Network at Columbia University's Earth Institute.
He has been recently elected resident member of the Academy of Science, Letters and Arts (IVSLA) in Venice. He collaborates with the OECD, the Economic and Social Research Institute in Tokyo, the World Bank, and the European Investment Bank. He is also member of the Board of Directors of the Ca’ Foscari - Harvard Summer School.
He is co-editor of the Review of Environmental Economics and Policy and belongs to the editorial board of numerous academic journals. He has been publishing 30 books and about 200 articles on several economic, energy and environmental issues.
Read his article, The Greening of Development.