Two CERE members presented their papers at the conference; Jurate Jaraite presented her paper "Firm Trading Behaviour and Transaction Costs in the European Union's Emission Trading System: An Empirical Assessment" and Mathilda Eriksson presented "The Role of the Forest in an Integrated Assessment Model of the Climate and the Economy".

Jurate Jaraite at the conference. Photo by Andrius Kazukauskas  The 32nd edition of the International Energy Workshop (IEW), hosted by the International Energy Agency (IEA), was held in Paris, France this year from June 19 to 21. The IEW is one of the leading conferences for the international modelling research community. It provides an opportunity for analysts and researchers to compare quantitative energy projections, understanding the reasons for departing views on future energy developments, as well as observing new trends in worldwide energy production and consumption. The conference is attended by influential people within the energy sector and this year's event included seven excellent keynote speakers such as Jos Delbeke, Director-General for Climate Action, European Commission and Fatih Birol, Chief Economist at the International Energy Agency, amongst others.

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