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Augustin Lagarde

Former Research Intern

Twitter: @AugustinLagarde

Augustin Lagarde, a French citizen, worked at Bruegel as a Research Assistant in the area of international climate commitment and sectoral competitiveness. Prior to this, Augustin worked as a Policy Analyst at the French Ministry of Environment. He holds two undergraduate degrees in Economics from the University of Poitiers (France) and from University of Banska Bystrica (Slovakia), and a Master's in Environmental Economics from the Toulouse School of Economics.

The subject of his undergraduate thesis was on lobbying in the European Union. At the French Ministry of Environment, he performed a Cost-Benefit Analysis on organic waste management.

Augustin’s research interests include Microeconomics, Energy and Climate Change.

He is fluent in English and French.

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External Publication

Climate policy in China, the European Union and the United States: Main drivers and prospects for the future

China, the European Union (EU) and the United States (US) are responsible for the majority of global emissions of greenhouse gases, and produce about half of global GDP. Hence, their climate policies not only determine the success of global efforts to curb future emissions of greenhouse gases, but also affect policy developments in other countries. The aim of this report is to assist policy-makers, climate change negotiators and analysts to understand the domestic constraints and opportunities facing each jurisdiction, and to identify areas of common interest or concern between the three jurisdictions.

By: Alina Averchenkova, Samuela Bassi, Keith J. Benes, Fergus Green, Augustin Lagarde, Isabella Neuweg, Georg Zachmann and Bruegel Topic: Green economy Date: December 6, 2016
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Blog Post

The economic debates behind COP21

What’s at stake: France will chair and host the 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21) at the end of the year. While the scientific community has reached a consensus that climate-warming trends are very likely due to human activities, the discussion about how to address is mired in huge political disagreements.

By: Augustin Lagarde and Bruegel Topic: Green economy Date: November 23, 2015