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Environmental Economics

Yale Environmental Economics Seminar

Wednesdays, 4:00 - 5:30 pm

Kroon Hall Room 321

Seminar Schedule - 2014

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Spring 2014
January 22 Robert Mendelsohn (Yale FES) - - "Using Markets for Woody Biomass Energy to Sequester Carbon in Forests"
February 5 Jeffrey Chow and Robert Fetter (Yale FES) - "Determinants of Local Fuelwood Extraction from Mangrove Plantations in Coastal Bangladesh" and "Regulation by Transparency: Evidence from Hydraulic Fracturing Laws"
February 12 Eli Fenichel (Yale FES) - "Eating a Faustmann cake: Designing incentives systems for forest-based ecosystem services when capital markets are missing"
February 19 Namrata Kala (Yale FES) - "(Robust) Learning and Adaptation to Climate Change: Evidence from Indian Agriculture"
February 26 Saed Alizamir (Yale SOM) - "Efficient Feed-in-Tariff Policies for Renewable Energy Technologies"
March 5 Sang Kim (Yale SOM) - "Time to Come Clean? Disclosure and Inspection Policies for Green Production "
March 26 Nick Kuminoff (Arizona State Economics) - "National expenditures on local amenities"
April 2 Arik Levinson (Georgetown Economics) - "California Energy Efficiency: Lessons for the Rest of the World, or Not?"
April 9 Josh Graff Zivin (UCSD Economics) - “Gray Matters - the impact of fetal exposure to air pollution on 4th grade test scores in Santiago, Chile”
April 16 Peter Christensen (Yale FES) "Suburbs or Skyscrapers? The Impact of a Policy Experiment on Urban Growth in China"
April 23 Joshua Abbott (Arizona State Sustainability) - "Some Like it (Less) Hot: Joint Valuation of the Urban Heat Island and Cooling Vegetation in an Arid City"

Fall 2014

Organizers:
  • Eli Fenichel (FES): August 2013 to May 2014; Ken Gillingham and Matt Kotchen August 2014 to May 2015
Sponsors:
  • Center for Business and the Environment at Yale through the F.K. Weyerhaeuser Memorial

Please email Eli Fenichel to be placed on the seminar email list. Papers will be posted as they become available.