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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 Room 244 of Sequoyah Hall, Thurgood Marshall neighborhood, 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 2016 Seminars:

October 3:   Sheetal Sekhri (University of Virginia): "Agricultural Trade and Depletion of Groundwater"

October 10:   Stale Navrud (Norwegian University of Life Sciences): "Valuing Coastal Ecosystem Service Losses from Oil Spills for Use in Cost-Benefit Analysis of Preventive Measures"

October 17:   Hendrik Wolff (Simon Fraser): "Estimating Indirect Benefits: Fracking, Coal and Air Pollution"

October 24:   Xueying (Shirley) Lu (UCSD): "Elasticity of Wholesale Electricity Prices with Respect to Renewable Penetration"

October 31:   Josh Graff Zivin (UCSD): "Ill Communication: Pollution and Tweet Complexity"

November 7:   Edgar Tellez Foster (UCR): "Behavioral Responses of Groundwater Users to Changes in Electricity Subsidies for Pumping: Evidence from Laboratory and Field Experiments"

November 14:   Judson Boomhower (Stanford/UCSD): "Do Energy Efficiency Investments Deliver at the Right Time"

November 21:   Fanglin Sun (UCSD): "Tax Incentives for Greener Cars: Evidence from the Automobile Market in China"

November 28:   Jan Brueckner (UCI): "Optimal Energy Taxation in Cities"


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