Come Cheritel joined the Ecosystems Services and Management Program (ESM) as a Researcher Assistant in April 2019. He is taking part in the ERM project (Medium Complexity Earth System Risk Management), aiming at performing a comprehensive analysis of the complex climate-economy system. He is carrying out exploratory work on the DICE model, looking at a potential rigorous and robust definition of the SCC (Social Cost of Carbon), a key concept for policy making and assessment in order to mitigate global warming. Mr. Cheritel holds a master's-level diploma in multidisciplinary science from Ecole Polytechnique, and is currently studying economics at Ponts ParisTech and Paris School of Economics.
The Wittgenstein Centre aspires to be a world leader in the advancement of demographic methods and their application to the analysis of human capital and population dynamics. In assessing the effects of these forces on long-term human well-being, we combine scientific excellence in a multidisciplinary context with relevance to a global audience. It is a collaboration among the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW), the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the University of Vienna.