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Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change CMCC


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Milan, Italy    

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May 20, 2024

The CMCC Foundation is a scientific research center on climate change and its interactions with the environment, society, the world of business, and policymakers.
Our work aims to stimulate sustainable growth, protect the environment, and develop strategies for the adaptation and mitigation of climate change.

For this position of “Agent-based modelling”, our Division of Sustainable Earth Modelling Economics (SEME) is encouraging applications by economists and computer scientists interested in agent-based modelling for climate change.

The successful applicant will work on a project investigating climate change solutions and improving the representation of finance and climate change impacts in our agent-based model (ABM).
Specific tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Contribution to the development of macro-economic ABMs with a focus on climate, energy, and finance, for instance the DSK model.
    Development of ABMs for modelling heterogeneity of climate impacts and policies
  • Linking ABMs to climate-economy-energy models
  • Write and contribute to scientific articles and science-policy reports derived from the above work, and present those at scientific workshops and conferences.
Special Requirements
We are looking for a motivated person with the following requirements: – PhD in economics, applied mathematics, computer science, or any related fields to agent-based models with clear applications to climate change or environmental economics. – Modelling experience using programming languages such as C/C++, rust, java, python, julia or R. – Fluency in English (Italian not needed), good presentation and writing skills. – Willingness to travel to project meetings and to conferences. – Ability to work in an interdisciplinary and diverse environment committed to high-quality research. – Desirable: Experience with integrated assessment modeling.

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