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Environment and Resource Group Seminars for Current Year

Our seminars are jointly hosted by the Department of Economics and the School of Global Policy and Strategy (GPS) and are sponsored in part by Sempra Energy and CEE. Unless otherwise indicated we meet Monday NOON in Sequoyah Hall Room 244, Thurgood Marshall college, UCSD campus.

A light lunch will be provided or feel free to bring your own brown bag. An archive of past speakers and papers is available here.

Fall 2017 Seminars:

October 2:   Organizational Meeting and Shirley Lu (UCSD) "Transmission Constraints, Intermittent Renewables and Welfare"

October 9:   Alex Yu (UCSD) "Measuring the Measurement Error of Pollution and Weather Variables"

October 16:   Dahlia Ghanem (UC Davis) "Turning a Blind Eye? On the Political Economy of Environmental Regulation in China"

October 23:   Lynn Sun (UCSD) "Coastal Wetlands Reduce Property Damage During Tropical Cyclones"

October 30:   Sam Krumholz (UCSD) "TBA" and Yann Panassiť (UCSD) "Climate Change Beliefs and Adaptation: The Response of Housing Prices to Hurricanes"

November 6:   James Cust (World Bank) "Evidence for a Resource Curse?: Oil Discoveries, Elevated Expectations and Growth Disappointments"

November 13:   Nick Ryan (Yale) "Is Off-grid Solar the Answer for Rural Electrification? Evidence from India's Surprisingly Competitive Retail Power Market"

November 20:   [Thanksgiving Week]: No seminar

November 27:   Ozge Islegen (Kellogg School of Business) "An Analysis of Time-Based Pricing in Electricity Supply Chains"

December 4:   TBA


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