Economics, Environment, and Sustainable Development

Agenda

  • Tuesday, January 16, 2018
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    6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM
    Speaker Welcome Dinner
    Speaker Welcome Dinner at Hyatt Hotel for invited speakers only. No formal program, just an opportunity to meet the other speakers.
     Optional 
  • Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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    7:15 AM  -  12:00 PM
    Session I: Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services

    7:15 AM Bus departs Hyatt Newport Beach Hotel for Beckman Center

    7:30 AM Buffet Breakfast, Beckman Center Dining Room

    8:30 AM Welcome/Opening Remarks
                    Catherine Kling, Iowa State University
                    Simon Levin, Princeton University
                    Stephen Polasky, University of Minnesota 

    Session I. Natural Capital  and Ecosystem and Services

    9:00 AM Moderator: TBD

    Alexander Pfaff, Duke University
    Christopher Costello, University of California, Santa Barbara
    David Keiser, Iowa State University
    Kathleen Segerson, University of Connecticut

    10:30 AM  Break

    10:45 AM  Panel:  Gretchen Daily, Stanford University, Stephen Carpenter, University of Wisconsin and Eli Fenichel, Yale University

    11:00 AM Open Discussion

    12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM
    Lunch Wed Jan 17
    Buffet lunch in the Beckman Center Dining Room. Kosher, vegetarian meals by prior request.
    1:00 PM  -  4:45 PM
    Session II: Behavioral Economics, Policy and Institutional Design for Environmental Improvement

    1:00 PM Moderator: TBD
     
    Scott Barrett, Columbia University
    John A. List, University of Chicago
    Karine Nyborg, University of Oslo
    Avinash Dixit, Princeton University, Environmental Catastrophes and Mitigation Policies in a Multi-region World

    2:30 PM Break

    2:45 PM  Panel:   Simon Levin, Princeton University

    3:00 PM Open Discussion 

    4:00 PM Reflections

    4:15 PM Flash Talks

     

    4:45 PM  -  7:45 PM
    Dinner-Poster Session

    4:45 PM         Poster Session / Reception - Atrium

    5:45 PM         Buffet Dinner

    7:00 PM Distinctive Voices Public Lecture
    Introduciton by Simon Levin, Princeton University
    presented by G. David Tilman, University of Minnesota

    8:00 PM Coffee / dessert Reception - Atrium 
     
    8:45 PM Bus departs Beckman Center for Hyatt Newport Beach Hotel

  • Thursday, January 18, 2018
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    7:30 AM  -  11:30 AM
    Session III. Economic Development and Sustainability

    7:30 AM Bus departs Hyatt Newport Beach Hotel for Beckman Center

    7:45 AM Buffet Breakfast, Beckman Center Dining Room

    8:30 AM Moderator: TBD

    Seema Jayachandran, Northwestern University
    Kelsey Jack, Tufts University
    Subhrendu Pattanayak, Duke University

    9:30 AM Panel:  Geoff Hoel, Columbia Univeristy, Paul Ehrlich, Stanford University

    10:00 AM Break

    Speakers meet with PNAS editor to discuss submission process

    10:30 AM Open Discussion

    11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM
    Lunch Thu Jan 18
    Buffet lunch in the Beckman Center Dining Room. Kosher, vegetarian meals by prior request.
    12:30 PM  -  4:45 PM
    Session IV: Challenges and Opportunities in Using Reduced Form Econometrics in the Study of Global E

    12:30 AM Moderator: TBD

    Solomon Hsiang, University of California, Berkeley, Pricing the Climate
    Dan Phaneuf, University of Wisconsin, Health, pollution, and reduced form econometrics

    1:45 PM Panel:    Cathy Kling, Iowa State University
                                 Laura Grant, Claremont McKenna College
                                 Marty Andereis, University of Arizona

    2:15 PM Break

    2:30 PM Open Discussion

    3:30 PM Workshop summary, reflections on themes:
    Catherine Kling, Iowa State University
    Simon Levin, Princeton University
    Stephen Polasky, University of Minnesota 

    4:45 PM Bus departs Beckman Center for Orange County Airport and Hyatt Newport Beach Hotel

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