The Yale Environmental Economics Seminar is a seminar series organized by the Yale Center for Business and the Environment, a joint center of the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and the School of Management.  It is a forum where invited speakers, faculty, and students present either finished research or research-in-progress.  The seminar series not only provides valuable feedback to presenters, but also serves to bring together the environmental economics community at Yale. 

Yale Environmental Economics Seminar

Wednesdays, 4:00 - 5:30 pm

Kroon Hall Room 321

SCHEDULE

SPRING 2015
Jan 14Anders Munk-Nielsen (University of Copenhagen Economics) - "Diesel Cars and Environmental Policy"
Jan 21Paulina Oliva (UC Santa Barbara Economics) - "Technology Adoption Under Uncertainty"
Jan 28NO SEMINAR
Feb 4NO SEMINAR (FES seminar with Steve Smith, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory) - "Near Term Climate Change - Projections and Mitigation"
Feb 11Erin Mansur (Dartmouth College Tuck School of Business) - "Inferring Carbon Abatement Costs in Electricity Markets: A Revealed Preference Approach using the Shale Revolution"
Feb 18Roger Fouquet (London School of Economics) - "The Welfare Effects of Energy Services and Technologies (1700-2010)"
Feb 25Steve Cicala (University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy) - "Imperfect Markets Versus Imperfect Regulation in U.S. Electricity Generation"
Mar 4Jesse Burkhardt (Yale FES)
Mar 25NO SEMINAR (FES seminar with Jim Salzman, Duke University)
Apr 1Robert Mendelsohn (Yale FES)
Apr 8Matthew Kotchen (Yale FES)
Apr 15Sri Nagavarapu (Brown Economics)
Apr 22Lucas Davis (UC Berkeley - joint with Labor/Public seminar)
Fall 2014
Aug 27Kenneth Gillingham (Yale FES) - "Learning-by-doing in Solar Photovoltaic Installations"
Sept 3Tsvetan Tsvetanov (Yale FES) - "Hurdles and Steps: Estimating Demand for Solar Photovoltaic Panels"
Sept 10Joe Aldy (Harvard KSG) - "Life-Saving Information: Mortality Risk Reduction from Air Quality Forecasts"
Sept 17Jim Sallee (Chicago Harris) - "The Economics of Attribute-Based Regulation: Theory and Evidence from Fuel-Economy Standards"
Sept 24Bill Nordhaus (Yale Economics) - "Climate Clubs"
Oct 1Mark Jacobsen (UCSD Economics) - "Vehicle Scrappage and Gasoline Policy"
Oct 8Spencer Banzhaf (Georgia State Economics) - "Panel Data Hedonics: Rosen's First Stage and Difference-in-differences as `Sufficient Statistics'"
Oct 9Marty Weitzman (Harvard Economics) - "Can Negotiating a Uniform Carbon Price Help to Internalize the Global Warming Externality?"
Oct 15Koichiro Ito (BU School of Management) - "Blowin' in the Wind: Sequential Markets, Market Power and Arbitrage"
Oct 29Sheetal Sekhri (Virginia Economics) - "Agricultural Trade and the Depletion of Groundwater"
Nov 5Billy Pizer (Duke Sanford) - "Terminating Links Between Emission Trading Programs"
Nov 12Kerry Smith (Arizona State Economics) "Can Environmental Bonds Manage Policy Induced Risks?"
Nov 19Nick Ryan (Yale Economics) - "Is There an Energy-Efficiency Gap? Experimental Evidence from Indian Manufacturing Plants"

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