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Journal Articles

Agrawala, S., Bosello, F., Carraro, C., E. De Cian, E. Lanzi, (2011) Adapting to Climate Change: Costs, Benefits, and Modelling Approaches, International Review of Environmental and Resource Economics, Vol. 5:No 3, pp 245-284.

De Cian, E. And M. Tavoni (2011). “Mitigation portfolio and policy instruments when hedging against climate policy and technology uncertainty”, Environmental Assessment and Modelling, DOI: 10.1007/s10666-011-9279-x.

Bosello, F., C. Carraro, and E. De Cian (2010). “Climate Policy and the Optimal Balance between Mitigation, Adaptation and Unavoided Damage”, Climate Change Economics, Vol. 1, No. 2 (2010) 71–92.

Carraro, C., E. De Cian, L. Nicita, E. Massetti  and E. Verdolini (2010) Environmental Policy And Technical Change: A Survey, International Review of Environmental and Resource Economics, 4: 163–219

De Cian, E, Bosetti, V. and M. Tavoni (2011). “Technology innovation and diffusion in less than ideal climate policies. An assessment with the WITCH model”, Climatic Change, Special Issue, forthcoming.

Tavoni, M.,  E. De Cian, G. Luderer, J. Steckel  (2011). “The value of technology and of its evolution towards a low carbon economy”, Climatic Change, Special Issue, forthcoming.

Luderer, G., E. De Cian, JC Hourcade, M. Leimbach, O. Edenhofer (2011). “On the regional distribution of mitigation costs in a global cap-and-trade regime”, Climatic Change, Special Issue, forthcoming.


De Cian Enrica and David Kernohan (2007). Trade, the Environment and Climate Change: Multi-lateral versus Regional Agreements in Bottom-up approaches towards a global climate agreement, Carlo Carraro and Christian Egenhofer (eds.)

Carraro C. , E. De Cian, L. Nicita (2010), ‘Modeling Biased Technical Change. Implications for Climate Policy’, forthcoming in S. Dietz, J. Michie and C. Oughton (eds), The Political Economy of the Environment , Routledge, London. [ISBN: 978-0-415-43753-0 ].

Bosello F., C. Carraro , E. De Cian (2010), ‘An Analysis of Adaptation as a Response to Climate Change’. In B. Lomborg, ed., Smart Solutions to Climate Change, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

Working papers

De Cian Enrica, (2006). “International technology spillovers in climate-economy models: Two possible approaches, ” Working Papers 2006.141, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei.

De Cian Enrica,  Roberto Roson and  Elisa Lanzi, (2007). “The Impact of Temperature Change on Energy Demand a Dynamic Panel Analysis,” Working Papers 2007.46, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei.

Roson Roberto, Francesco Bosello and Enrica De Cian, (2007). “Climate Change, Energy Demand and Market Power in a General Equilibrium Model of the World Economy,” Working Papers 2007.71, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei.

Bosetti, Valentina, Carlo Carraro, Enrica De Cian, Romain Duval, Emanuele  Massetti and Massimo Tavoni (2009), “The Incentives to Participate in and the Stability of International Climate Coalitions: a Game Theoretic Approach Using the WITCH Model,” OECD Economics Department Working Papers No. 702, June 2009.

Bosetti, Valentina, De Cian, Enrica Sgobbi, Alessandra and Tavoni, Massimo (2009). “The 2008 WITCH model: new model features and baseline”, FEEM Working Paper No. 85.

Carraro, Carlo De Cian, Enrica and Massimo Tavoni (2009). “Human capital formation and global warming mitigation: evidence from an integrated assessment model”, CESifo Working Paper Series, No. 2874.

De Cian, E. And M. Tavoni (2010). “The role of international carbon offsets in a second-best climate policy: a numerical evaluation”, FEEM Working Paper, No. 33

De Cian, E. and A. Favero (2010). “Fairness, Credibility and Effectiveness in the Copenhagen Accord: An Economic Assessment”, FEEM Working Paper No. 21

Agrawala, S., Bosello F., C. Carraro , E. De Cian, E. Lanzi, K. De Bruin and R. Dellink (2010). “PLAN or REACT? Analisys of adaptation costs and benefits Using Integrated Assessment Models, OECD Environment Working Papers, No. 23, OECD Publishing. doi: 10.1787/5km975m3d5hb-en


Bosello, Francesco, Carlo Carraro and Enrica De Cian (2009). “An Analysis of Adaptation as a Response to Climate Change.” Copenhagen Consensus Center, July 2009. Available at: http//

Bosetti, Valentina, De Cian, Enrica (2009). “Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies Toward a Low Carbon Future”, Courrier de la Planèten ° 89 | 90. Available on line at

Edenhofer, O., C. Carraro, J.-C. Hourcade, K. Neuhoff, G. Luderer, C. Flachsland, M. Jakob, A. Popp, J. Steckel, J. Strohschein, N. Bauer, S. Brunner, M. Leimbach, H. Lotze-Campen, V. Bosetti, E. De Cian, M. Tavoni, O. Sassi, H. Waisman, R. Crassous-Doerfler, S. Monjon, S. Dröge, H. van Essen, P. del Río, A. Türk (2009). “RECIPE – The Economics of Decarbonization.” Synthesis Report, Nov 2009.

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