Impact Quantification of Global Changes - Global-IQ

Client/Funding Institution

European Commission, 7th Framework Programme


The objective of the project is to assess the impacts and associated costs of global change at the world scale with particular emphasis upon Europe. The sectors which will be looked at are the transportation systems, water and natural resources use (agriculture, forests), health impacts, the energy sector and population dynamics. The consequences for competitiveness and international trade issues will be analysed. The aim is also to advance economics of globalization and economics of climate change. wiiw contributes to three work packages in this project: WP3 'Models to estimate socio-economic impacts of global changes', WP4 'Scenarios of socio-economic impacts of global changes' and WP5 'Autonomous and planned adaption: total impacts of global change'.


August 2011 - July 2014


wiiw team Leader

Joseph F. Francois

wiiw Staff

Eddy Bekkers, Joseph F. Francois, Magdalena Höllhuber, Miriam Manchin

Project Partners

Fondazione eni Enrico Mattei, Internationales institut für angewandte Systemanalyse, Potsdam Institut für Klimaforschung, Goeteborgs Universitet, Univerzita Karlova v Praze, Istituto di Studi per l'integrazione dei Sistemi, London School of Economics and Polictial Science, Fondation pour l'etude des Relations Internationales et du Development, Centre for Economic Policy Research Ltd

Keywords: Competitiveness, international trade

Countries covered: The World

Research Areas: International Trade, Competitiveness and FDI