Christian de Perthuis

Christian de Perthuis

Christian De Perthuis is Professor of Economics at Paris-Dauphine University and Head of the Climate Economics Chair.

He started his career in the agricultural sector, went on to work in leading French research and forecasting institutes and headed the “Mission Climat” of Caisse des Dépots between 2004 and 2008.  His research focuses on the economics of climate change and ecological transition.

Author of several articles and books, he is co-author of Green Capital (Odile Jacob, 2013, Columbia University Press, 2015) and co-author of Le Climat, à quel prix? La négociation climatique (Odile Jacob, 2015) He chaired the «Green Tax Commission », which helped the French Government to set up a domestic carbon tax in 2014.