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Full Professor
Department of Economics

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Biographical note

I was born in 1973 in Italy. I have a bachelor degree in environmental sciences and a MSc in environmental and natural resources economics (University College London). My PhD is in computational mathematics and operation research ((Università degli Studi di Milano).

In 2008/2009 I was visiting fellow at Princeton Environmental Institute.

During 2014/2015 I was a Fellow at CASBS, Stanford

I have three amazing sons, Pietro Elio and Matteo

Academic CV

I am full professor at Bocconi University teaching environmental and climate change economics. I am a  senior scientist at the RFF CMCC European Institute on Economics and the Environment. I collaborated with Fondazione Enrico Mattei from 2003 to 2018 and I collaborate with the Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change.

I was one of the lead authors of the 5th AR IPCC (2014) and I will be a lead author in the AR6.

I was PI of a ERC Starting Grant on Innovation and clean technologies (ICARUS). I am currently PI of a ERC Starting Grant on Uncertainty and Climate Change (RISICO).

I was president of the Italian Association of Environmental and Resource Economics (IAERE) and council member of the European one (EAERE).

Research areas

Natural Resources and Environmental Economics, Climate Change Economics. Innovation in Green Technologies.

ERC Grant: RISICO “RISk and uncertainty in developing and Implementing Climate change pOlicies ”

ERC Grant: Innovation for Climate chAnge mitigation: a study of energy R&d, its Uncertain effectiveness and Spillovers,




Lamperti, F. Bosetti, V. Roventini, A. Tavoni, M., (2019), The public costs of climate-induced financial instability, Nature Climate Change, Forthcoming

Loic Berger and Valentina Bosetti, (2019), Are policymakers ambiguity averse?, The Economic Journal Forthcoming

Johannes Emmerling, Laurent Drouet, Kaj van der Wijst, Detlef van Vuuren, Valentina Bosetti, and Massimo Tavoni, (2019), The role of the discount rate for emission pathways and negative emissions, Environmental Research Letters, Forthcoming

Ho Emily, David Budescu, Valentina Bosetti, Detlef van Vuuren and Klaus Keller, (2019), Not all carbon dioxide emissions scenarios are equally likely: A subjective expert assessment, Climatic Change Forthcoming

Shinichiro Fujimori, Tomoko Hasegawa, Volker Krey, Keywan Riahi, Christoph Bertram, Benjamin Leon Bodirsky, Valentina Bosetti, et al., (2019), A multi-model assessment of food security implications of climate change mitigation; Nature Sustainability, 2-5, 386