Economy Overview

The relationship between our economy and our environment covers a broad and fundamentally important range of questions: how do we value natural resources? What kinds of economic policies encourage sustainable development? When do markets manage the environment efficiently and when do they fail? As natural limits loom nearer, these questions only grow in relevance.

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Heather Fitzgerald
Associate Director at Yale Center for Business and the Environment
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Michael Friedlander
Managing Director, Investment & Portfolio Management at New York Green Bank
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Blueprint for Clean Energy
Management & Products
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Coalition for Green Capital Consulting Projects
Finance & Markets
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Programs and Research about economy

Our Stories

Beyond Coal: Imagining Appalachia’s Future
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Is the green bond market set for a boom?
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Sobotka Stories: Tuckerman & Co.
Insights from Sobotka Seed Stage Grant Recipients
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Upcoming Events

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Yale Prizes Info Sessions
Feb 23, 2017
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On campus
Internal Carbon Pricing - Practical Experiences from the Private Sector: Mahindra & Mahindra
Feb 27, 2017
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Valuing Land Use Change and Health Impacts
Mar 01, 2017
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Recent Events

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Designed to Thrive – Social and Ecological Urbanism with Purpose
Feb 21, 2017
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On campus
Sustainability Metrics Monthly Seminar: Rich Goode, Ernst & Young
Feb 07, 2017
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