Presentation of “Net Zero” | Lorenzo Forni

Oct 09 2023 - 6 pm - Villa Guastavillani

On MondayOctober 9th, at 6 p.m.Villa Guastavillani will host the presentation of the book “Net – Zero,” with author Lorenzo Forni, Professor of Political Economy at the University of Padova and Secretary General of Prometeia Associazione.

The challenge of climate change requires inescapable reflection within the current economic and social system. Reducing emissions and the need for an abrupt global rethink involve institutions as well as private organizations and individual players. Concrete and rapid actions with a decisive impact are needed to address these issues.

What are the tools at our disposal? What are our guiding points in this journey?

Discussant for the event will be Professor Matteo Mura, Director of the BBS Centre for Sustainability and Climate Change.

Lorenzo Forni is currently Professor of Economic Policy at the Department of Economic and Business “Marco Fanno” of the University of Padova and Head of Prometeia Associazione, an Italian think tank providing economic analysis and forecasting. He worked from 2010 to 2016 at the International Monetary Fund in Washington and previously at the Research Department of the Bank of Italy in Rome. He received his Master’s and PhD in Economics from Boston University in 2001 and was a visiting scholar at Harvard University in 2005-2006. He has published in international journals such as the American Economic Review, the Journal of Public Economics, Oxford Economic Papers.

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