Frank Venmans

Visiting Fellow, LSE

Frank Venmans


Frank has a Master in Bio-engineering from the University of Ghent and an MSc in Economics and Management from the University of Mons (Belgium). He is a teaching assistant at the Finance Department of the University of Mons since 2009 and was a Visiting Research Student at the LSE in 2013-2014. Conducting a multi-criteria analysis of the EU Emission Trading Scheme, he finished his PhD in 2013.

Research interests

  • Economic impacts of the EU ETS
  • Compliance in the EU ETS
  • Optimal abatement with reference-dependent preferences (habit formation)
  • Option value related to postponing and accelerating climate policy