Jaume Freire González

Research Scientist, Institute for Economic Analysis

About Jaume Freire González

Jaume Freire González is a tenured Research Scientist at the Institute for Economic Analysis (IAE-CSIC) and an Affiliated Professor at the Barcelona School of Economics (BSE) since 2021. He has been a Beatriu de Pinós Researcher at ENT Foundation (2019-2021), a Marie Curie Fellow at the Department of Economics of Harvard University (2016-2018) and a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Environmental Change Institute of the University of Oxford (2015-2016). He has also worked as a consultant for many governments and institutions (2006-2021). He conducts applied research on many issues related to sustainability from a socio-economic and policy perspective, but his main areas of work are energy and climate change economics, water economics and environmental taxation. He is an expert in the use of applied economic modelling methods such as econometrics, input-output analysis or general equilibrium models, from an academic and a policy-making perspective. He holds a PhD in Applied Economics from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (2012).

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