Renaud worked at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment from October 2013 until September 2015. His work focused on fossil fuels extraction, carbon capture and storage technology, and on the impacts of carbon taxation on the profits of fossil fuels owners. Renaud went on to become Assistant Professor (“Lecturer”) in the Department of Economics at the University of Melbourne.

Renaud also worked at Ecole Centrale Paris on green growth.


Renaud completed his PhD in Economics at Paris School of Economics in 2013.

Renaud also has a Master degree in Economics from ENS Cachan and PSE, and a Master degree in International Relations from Sciences-Po Paris.

 Research interests

  • Fossil fuels extraction and Hotelling-like models
  • Carbon capture and storage technology
  • Credibility of long-term carbon taxation
  • Political majorities, social networks and finance


Research - 2016


Policy - 2015


Events - 2014

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