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Research at the Nexus of Business and the Environment: Connecting Science to Solutions

All Events
Wednesday October 1, 2014, 2:00 p.m. — 4:45 p.m.
Evans Hall - Isaacson Classroom - Room 4210

2:00 - 2:05 pm:

Welcome from CBEY

2:05 - 2:30 pm:

A Randomized Controlled Trial based Evaluation of a Payment-for-Ecosystem Service Initiative in the Brazilian Amazon

  • Mushfiq Mobarak / Desiree Lopes

2:30 - 2:55 pm:

Social Proof and Energy Efficiency Adoption: Evidence from a Field Experiment

  • Ken Gillingham / Tsvetan Tsvetanov

2:55 - 3:20 pm:

Greening the Bottom Billion: Access, Distribution, and Impacts of Carbon Finance for the Poor

  • Rob Bailis / Jasmine Hyman

3:20 - 3:40 pm:

Break

3:40 - 4:05 pm:

Quantifying Trends in Groundwater Depletion Due to Hydraulic Fracturing:  New Information for Regulators, Policy-Makers, and Investors

  • Jim Saiers / Erica Barth

4:05 - 4:30 pm:

Framing Effects on Inferences about Green Product Quality

  • George Newman

4:30 - 4:40 pm:

Closing Remarks – David Sobotka

4:45 - 5:45 pm:

Cocktail Reception

Now in its fifth year, through the generous support of the Sobotka Research Fund and the F.K. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Fund, the Yale Center for Business and the Environment is pleased to support student and faculty research activities in the field of business and the environment. The goals of these research grant programs are to enable students and faculty to work together and develop comprehensive and scientifically rigorous research projects that can be published in relevant academic journals, books, case studies or articles.