Enrica De Cian is senior researcher at Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) and research affiliate at Centro Mediterraneo per i Cambiamenti Climatici (CMCC), Italy.
Enrica De Cian holds a PhD in Economics and Organization from the School of Advanced Studies in Venice (obtained in 2008). Over the past years, she collaborated with several research organizations. Between 2004 and 2005 she was research assistant at the climate change unit at CEPS in Brussels. Between 2005 and 2006 she was visiting researcher at Joint Program on the Policy and the Science of Climate Change (JP) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge. In 2012 she visited the ZEW in Mannheim, where she worked on the joint FEEM-ZEW project Climtech.
She has worked at the development of the AD-WITCH model, one of the first Integrated Assessment Model combining mitigation and adaptation responses to climate change. Over the past five years, her research has addressed various topics, including induced innovation and technological change, the assessment of climate change mitigation policies, the economics of adaptation, mitigation, and their tradeoffs, and climate change impacts.
In 2012 Enrica was awarded a Marie Curie Research Fellowship and at present she is a research scholar at the Department of Earth and Environment, Boston University, USA. She works with Prof. Ian Sue Wing at the development of novel economic methods and models to evaluate the economic consequences of climate change impacts and adaptation.