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Research fellow – Investment and Public finance

Solène joined I4CE in May 2021 and works in the Economics program. Her research primarily focuses on the integration of social considerations in green budgeting exercises, and she is currently developing a methodology to identify the climate and social “hotspots” in budgets. Solène also works on current green budgeting experiences in European countries.


Solène is a graduate from Ecole Polytechnique, where she specialized in environmental sciences. She also holds a Master of Science in Environmental Technology from Imperial College London, with a specialization in Environmental Economics and Policy.


Prior to joining I4CE, Solène worked as a research fellow on issues related to the financing of power generation projects, including cost drivers and financing mechanisms.

Last contributions
  • 19/01/2022 Blog post

    Turn green budgets into green AND social budgets?

    Number of climate public policies have social impacts, and conversely. To foster the consideration of these joint climate and social effects in the development of public policies, actors are calling to turn the increasingly popular climate budget tagging exercises into climate AND social budget tagging exercises. Is it a good idea? Chloé Boutron and Solène Metayer, who attempted the exercise, are sharing their insights.

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