Recent Events

Feb. 9, 2016 Three leading universities commit to finding solutions to global challenges as part of a new pioneering alliance. PLuS Alliance is a partnership between Arizona State University, King’s College London, and UNSW Australia aimed to combine cutting-edge research capabilities and innovative education approaches to address issues related to helath, social justice, sustainability and innovation. Learn more

Jan. 21, 2016 Earth system scientist Tim Lenton, professor at University of Exeter, UK  identifies the tipping elements in the climate system. In his Sustainability Talk at ASU, Lenton offers a new historical perspective on how we came to be here and a new synthesis of Earth and life science. Learn more

March 30, 2015  Seminar on risk elicitation by V. Douglass Shaw, professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Texas A&M University and Research Fellow, Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center.  ASU McCord Hall, room 385, 3:00 pm.

Jan. 3-5, 2015  The ASSA Annual Meeting in Boston. Presentation by Kelly Bishop and Alvin Murphy “Incorporating Dynamic Behavior into the Hedonic Model.”  View Abstract
Presentation by Nicolai Kuminoff “Modeling and Evaluating Consumers’ Prescription Drug Plans Choices in Medicare Part D.”  View Abstract

Oct. 10, 2014 Geoffrey Heal –  Professor of Economics and Finance, Graduate School of Business at Columbia University is the guest speaker at the ASU Microeconomics Seminar at CPCOM room 426, 12:00 pm. View CV

Sept. 12, 2014  Paul Jakus –  Professor and Associate Director, Center for Society, Economy and the Environment at Utah State presents a workshop on the effects of federal management versus state management of public lands for regional economic development.  Wrigley Hall room 323, 11:00 am. View bio

May 2, 2014  CEESP Conference – “Renewable Energy Capacity and Environmental Policy Design: Complementarity or Conflict? at Tempe Mission Palms in Tempe, Arizona. The objective was to bring together economists, energy analysts and environmental policy makers to consider future developments in the energy industry in the face of challenges at the nexus of energy policy, environmental policy and climate policy. Conference Program and Participants

March 28, 2014  Robert Pindyck, MIT professor of applied economics presents a workshop on “Managing the Threat of Catastrophes.” Learn more

Nov. 20-22, 2013  Dale Whittington – Economist, author and professor of environmental sciences & engineering, city & regional planning, and public policy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Wrigley Lecture Series on Nov. 20, 2013 at 5:30 – 7:30 pm in the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Great Hall.  Learn more View flyer

Oct. 30, 2013  Xavier Labandeira – Spanish energy economist and professor at the University of Vigo in Spain,and director of Economics for Energy, a private research center that specializes in the analysis of energy issues. He will speak on Renewable Energy in Europe. View presentation slides Learn more

Oct. 23, 2013  Matthew Kahn – Professor at UCLA Institute of the Environment, research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and author focusing on environmental, urban, real estate and energy economics.

Oct. 22, 2013  Yoram Bauman – Canadian environmental economist and stand-up comedian. Sustainability Series Talk on Oct. 22, 2013 at 12:00 – 1:30 pm in the University Club. Learn more View flyer

Oct. 10-11, 2013  Thomas Sterner – Visiting chief economist at Environmental Defense Fund in NYC, and professor of environmental economics at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden. Sustainability Series Talk on Oct. 11, 2013 at 12:00 – 1:30 pm in the Memorial Union. Photo Learn more.

Recent Conferences

Renewable Energy Capacity and Environmental Policy Design: Complementarity or Conflict?
May 2, 2014 | Tempe, Arizona | Conference Program and Participants

Urban Water Demand Roundtable: Bringing Together the Best in Current Research and Application
April 18-19, 2013 | Tempe, Arizona | Roundtable Program and Presentations

Pricing Climate Risk: Refocusing the Climate Policy Debate
April 12-13, 2013 | Tempe, Arizona | Conference Program, Participants, Presentation Slides, and Research Articles

Understanding Residential Water Use: New Approaches to Analyzing, Projecting, and Managing Demand
May 11, 2012 | Tempe, Arizona | Conference Agenda and Presentations

Macro Economics and the Environment: Climate Change, Policy Design and Sustainability
May 5, 2011 | Tempe, Arizona | Conference Program | Conference Agenda

The Economics for Evaluating Water/Energy Interactions for Policy
April 19-20, 2010 | Tempe, Arizona | Conference Program and Agenda

Economics of Climate Policy Workshop Series 2007-2008
Program and Speakers