Emanuele Massetti

Associate Professor

Member Of:
  • Climate and Energy Policy Laboratory
  • School of Public Policy
Office Location:
DM Smith 202


Emanuele Massetti is Associate Professor at the School of Public Policy of the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is currently on leave from Georgia Tech to work as Senior Economist in the Climate Change Unit of the Fiscal Affairs Department (FAD) of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Emanuele is a CESifo Research Network Affiliate, and Affiliate Researcher at the Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC).

He holds a PhD in Economics from Catholic University of Milan, a MSc in Economics from University College London and a MA in Economics from Brown University. In 2011-2013 Emanuele was Postdoctoral Fellow at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.

His main research interests are in Environmental, Energy and Agricultural Economics and he is one of the authors of WITCH, an Integrated Assessment Model to study optimal climate mitigation policies. His research work now focuses on methods to estimate impacts of and adaptation to climate change.

At Georgia Tech Emanuele has thaught Introduction to Statistics (undergraduate), Environmental Economics (graduate), Cost-Benefit Analysis (graduate and undergraduate) and Advanced Research Methods II (graduate).

Emanuele has worked as consultant for the EBRD, the OECD, the UNDP and the UNEP. In 2011-2014 he was Lead Author for the Working Group III of the Fifth Assessment Report of the IPCC.


  • PhD, Catholic University of Milan, Economics


Research Fields:
  • Energy, Climate and Environmental Policy


  • PUBP-3120: Stat Analysis-Pub Policy
  • PUBP-3600: Sustain,Tech & Policy
  • PUBP-6120: Policy Cost Ben Analysis
  • PUBP-6312: Economics-Environ Polcy
  • PUBP-8205: Adv Research Methods II