On November 5 Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) hosted 9th Energy Day - Economic Impacts of Oil Price Fluctuations. Conference presentations on the volatility of oil price forecasts, oil price fluctuations, new climate economy and other topics have been published for everyone interested in the energy field.
This year's SITE Energy Day was devoted to discussing the consequences of oil price fluctuations for markets and actors of the economy. The half-day conference engaged policy-oriented scholars and experts from the business community to discuss the impact of oil price fluctuations on macro fundamentals, international trade, strategies of oil cartels, strategic risk management, and opportunities for change in energy systems.
Torbjörn Becker, Director of SITE, gave a talk "The volatility of oil price forecasts and its macroeconomic implications".
Natalya Volchkova, Policy Director of CEFIR, presented a topic "Oil price fluctuations and international trade".
Luca De Lorenzo, Senior Researcher at Stockholm Environment Institute, gave a presentation "Low oil prices and the new climate economy: constraint or opportunity?".
Matteo Manera, Professor at the University of Milano-Bicocca and Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei, gave a talk "Asymmetries in the oil-gasoline price relationship".
Hubert Roslund, Senior Strategic Risk Manager at Nordea, gave a presentation "The impact of oil price volatility on Risk and Portfolio Management".
Chloé Le Coq, Assistant Professor at SITE and Stockholm School of Economics and Catarina Marvão, Researcher at SITE-SSE and Trinity College Dublin, gave a presentation "Fuelish" Firms or Clever Retailers? Multimarket contact, collusion and mergers".
Conference topics were also debated on Twitter and Facebook. We invite you to follow conference discussions using conference hashtag #SITEenergy on Twitter and Facebook.