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 health, social justice, sustainability and innovation.

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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.

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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.”  

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Presentation by Nicolai Kuminoff “Modeling and Evaluating Consumers’ Prescription Drug Plans Choices in Medicare Part D.”  

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Oct. 10, 2014

Geoffrey Heal – Professor of Economics and Finance, Graduate School of Business at Columbia University is the guest speaker. 

ASU Microeconomics Seminar at CPCOM room 426, 12:00 pm.

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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.

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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.

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March 28, 2014 

Robert Pindyck – MIT professor of applied economics presents a workshop on “Managing the Threat of Catastrophes.”

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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