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Centre for Energy Policy and Economics (CEPE)

The Centre for Energy Policy and Economics (CEPE) was established in 1999 to enlarge the natural science and technically oriented disciplinary spectrum of the ETH domain by contributing to research and teaching in energy policy and economics.

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A paper by Dr. Adan L. Martinez-Cruz is now available in the online version of Ecological Economics.

The paper "Assessing Impacts From Climate Change on Local Social-ecological Systems in Contexts Where Information is Lacking: An Expert Elicitation in the Bolivian Altiplano" is available online. This paper will be of interest to researchers working on innovative methodologies to measure potential impacts of climate change events in contexts where systematically-collected information is lacking. Read more 

09.06.2017 | People

Dr. Adan L. Martinez-Cruz to join as an Assistant Professor at CIDE

We are pleased to announce that, starting August 2017, Dr. Adan L. Martinez-Cruz will join the Centro de Investigacion y Docencia Economicas (CIDE), campus Region Centro, located in the Mexican city of Aguascalientes. We are also glad that Dr. Martinez-Cruz will keep his collaboration with CEPE, mostly focused on SCCER-related topics. We wish him the best of luck. Read more 


Dr. Thomas Geissmann was in the news

Hydropower is Switzerland's major energy resource. However, it currently is in financial distress and utilities have started asking for subsidies on a federal level. Following his appearance last year in ECO Wirtschaftsmagazin, Dr. Thomas Geissmann gave an interview in 10vor10 on the state of Swiss hydro power.   Read more 

About our Research

For an overview of recent research, consult the pages of our reseach groups

Lunch Seminar

Joint CER-ETH & CEPE Lunch Seminar in Energy, Environmental & Resource Economics on Friday


CEPE publications overview

Working Papers

CEPE working paper series (1999 - 2012)

CER-ETH working papers (2013 onwards)


Courses offered through CEPE are primarily intended to introduce ETH 
students to energy economics: courses overview

Information about our Bachelor, Master, and Doctoral program can be found on our education overview

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