Jaume Freire González


Portrait of Jaume Freire González

PhD, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Jaume Freire González is a Research Scientist at the Institute for Economic Analysis (IAE-CSIC) and a Barcelona School of Economics Affiliated Professor.

He has been a Beatriu de Pinós Researcher at ENT Foundation (2019-2021), a Marie Curie Fellow at the Department of Economics of Harvard University (2016-2018) and a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Environmental Change Institute of the University of Oxford (2015-2016). He has also worked as a consultant for many governments and institutions (2006-2021).

Professor Freire González conducts theoretical and empirical research on many issues related to sustainability from a socio-economic and public policy perspective, but his main areas of work are energy and climate change economics, water economics and environmental taxation. He holds a PhD in Applied Economics from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (2012).


Open Access       Martín Bordón-Lesme, Jaume Freire González and Emilio Padilla Rosa

The direct rebound effect for two income groups: The case of Paraguay

Energy for Sustainable Development, Vol.70, 430-441, October 2022, 10.1016/j.esd.2022.08.002
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Open Access       David Font-Vivanco, Jaume Freire González, Ray Galvin, Tilman Santarius, Hans Jakob Walnum, Tamar Makov and Serenella Sala

Rebound effect and sustainability science: A review

Journal of Industrial Ecology, Vol.26, 1543-1563, August 2022, 10.1111/jiec.13295
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