ECON 3116A: Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy

Spring 2021 Seminar Schedule


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  1. January 27 - Lawrence Goulder, Stanford University, "China's Unconventional Nationwide CO2 Emissions Trading System: Cost-Effectiveness and Distributional Impacts."
  2. February 10 - Matthew Kotchen, Yale University, "The Producer Incidence of Implicit Fossil Fuel Subsidies in the United States."
  3. February 24 - Jacquelyn Pless, MIT Sloan School of Management, "Induced Innovation from Environmental Regulation: Evidence from China."
  4. March 10 - Kenneth Gillingham, Yale University, "Carbon Policy and the Emissions Implications of Electric Vehicles."
  5. March 24 - Felix Pretis, University of Victoria, "Carbon Pricing and the Elasticity of CO2 Emissions."
  6. April 7 - Jing Li, MIT Sloan School of Management, "Colluding Against Environmental Regulation."
  7. April 21 - Kelsey Jack, University of California, Santa Barbara, "Harvesting the Rain: The Adoption of Environmental Technologies in the Sahel."


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