Ongoing Projects

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This project aims at evaluating an extended set of climate strategies in a scientifically robust way and has the potential to advance both the economics profession, as well as the policy dialogue among the many stakeholders –citizens, government and the private sector- who are called to manage the climate change challenge.

The augmented complexity of decision challenges (ranging from catastrophic risks to artificial intelligence) and their management call for a reunification of Decision Theory and Decision Analysis with the objective of mutual renewal and enhancement, permitting to take effectively into account multifaceted uncertainties and their multidimensional consequences.

Why are populist parties more successful in some places (or times) compared to others? What makes right or left populism more prominent in some countries (or after certain crises)? This ERC Starting grant tackles these questions with the tools of behavioral political economy.