Emanuele Campiglio is Associate Professor at the University of Bologna and Scientist at the RFF-CMCC European Institute on Economics and the Environment. He is the recipient of a 5-year ERC Starting Grant (SMOOTH).


Emanuele holds a B.Sc. in Economics from Bocconi University, a M.Sc. in Cooperation and International Economic Integration and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pavia. He worked as macroeconomic modeller at the New Economics Foundation (2010-2012); as a Post-Doctoral Researcher at the LSE Grantham Research Institute (2012-2014); as a LSE Fellow at the Department of Geography and Environment (2014-2016); and as Assistant Professor at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (2016-2020).

Research Interests

  • Macroeconomics of sustainability
  • Climate economics and finance
  • Growth theory and resource dynamics
  • Finance, credit and banking
  • Political economy of transitions


Research - 2021

Research - 2018

Research - 2015

This study employs a number of Integrated Assessment Models to determine what the optimal financial transfers between high-income and developing economies would be if climate mitigation effort, measured as mitigation costs as a share of gross domestic product, were to be divided equally across regions through a global carbon market. Read more

Research - 2014

Building on simulations using Integrated Assessment Models and historical evidence, this paper explores some of the issues posed by this dual financing challenge. We discuss the "fiscal self-reliance" of the energy sector, finding that carbon pricing would generate sufficient fiscal revenues within each region to finance total investment in energy supply. Read more

Research - 2013

Research - 2012


Policy - 2017


Events - 2022

Events - 2019


News - 2016

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