Seminars

Environment, Resource and Energy Economics Seminars

Spring 2019

Date Speaker Title Time and Location
Friday,
January 11
Michael Hanemann
Choice and Non-Choice in the Demand for Energy for Residential Heating 10:30-11:45 a.m.
WGHL 401
Thursday,
January 14
Nicholas Vreugdenhil
Booms, Busts, and Mismatch in Capital Markets: Evidence from the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry 12:00 p.m.
CPCOM 416
Monday,
February 4th
Kailin Kroetz Resources for the Future Networks and Policy-Induced Spillovers: Defining the Scope for Ecosystem-Based Fishery Management 1:30 p.m.
WGHL 481
Thursday,
February 7th
Amanda Lindsay
UC Davis
Sustainable Development Policies Amid Market Imperfections: Local Economic and Environmental Impacts of Blue Growth Policies in Rural Indonesia 1:30 p.m.
WGHL 481
Friday,
February 8
Daniel Kaffine
University of Colorado
Emissions, Transmission, and the Environmental Value of Renewable Energy 10:30-11:45 a.m.
WGHL 401
Thursday,
February 15th
Justin Kirkpatrick
Duke University
Estimating Congestion Benefits of Batteries for Unobserved Networks: A Machine Learning Approach 1:30 p.m.
WGHL 481
Thursday,
February 21st
Faraz Usmani
Duke University
Fracking, farmers, and rural electrification in India 1:30 p.m.
WGHL 481
Friday,
March 1st
Michael Barnett
University of Chicago
A Run on Oil: Climate Policy, Stranded Assets, and Asset Prices 1:30 p.m.
WGHL 481
Friday,
March 22
Matt Reimer
University of Alaska
Structural Behavioral Models for Rights-Based Fisheries 10:30-11:45 a.m.
WGHL 401
Friday,
April 5
Alex Hill
Arizona State University
An Estimation of the Price Impact of Electricity Retail Competition 10:30-11:45 a.m.
WGHL 401
Wednesday,
April 10
Casey Wichman
Resources for the Future
Do Nonlinear Prices Work? Distributional and Efficiency Consequences of Budget-Based Water Rates CPCOM 416 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday,
April 17
David Raphson
University of California – Davis
Subsidizing Mass Adoption of Electric Vehicles: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from California 12:00 – 1:15 p.m.
CPCOM 416
Thursday,
April 18
Sayahnika Basu
Arizona State University
Household Risk-Sharing, Drought Shocks, and Occupational Choices 12:00 – 1:15 p.m.
CPCOM 416
Wednesday,
April 24
Joe Aldy
Harvard University
Investment versus Output Subsidies: Implications of Alternative Incentives for Wind Energy 12:00 – 1:15 p.m.
CPCOM 416
Thursday,
April 25
Sophie Mathes
Arizona State University
An Integrated Dynamic Model of Residential Sorting and Health Capital 12:00 – 1:15 p.m.
CPCOM 416

 

Fall 2018

Date Speaker Title Time and Location
Wednesday,
August 22
Jonathan Colmer
University of Virginia
Pollution and the Intergenerational Transmission of Human Capital: Evidence from the 1970 Clean Air Act 3:30 – 5
CPCOM 416
Friday,
September 7
Nirman Saha
ASU
The Value of a Statistical Senior’s Life: Evidence from Medical Expenditures 10:30 – 11:50
WGHL 401
Friday,
September 21
Sophie Mathes
ASU
Is There A Pollution-Poverty Trap for Seniors? 10:30 – 11:50
WGHL 401
Friday,
October 5
Tony Smith
Yale University
Climate Change Around the World 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM
CPCOM 416
Friday,
October 19
Laura Bakkensen
University of Arizona
Learning from Public Information under Conflicting Signals: Evidence from U.S. Tornado Warnings 10:30 – 11:50
WGHL 401
October 29-30: Conference: Re-Thinking The Economics Of Water
Friday,
November 2
Steven Smith
Mines
Development Derailed: Railroad Land Grants and Irrigation in the Western United States 10:30 – 11:50
WGHL 401
Wednesday,
November 14
Rob Williams
University of Maryland
TBD 3:30 – 5
CPCOM 416
Friday,
November 16
Jeremy West
UC Santa Cruz
Do Pecuniary Incentives Crowd Out Social Pressure? 10:30 – 11:50
WGHL 401
Friday,
November 30
Jennifer Alix-Garcia
Oregon State
Using Referenda to Improve Targeting and Decrease Costs of Conditional Cash Transfers 10:30 – 11:50
WGHL 401

 

Spring 2018

Date Speaker Title Time and Location
Friday,
January 26
Judson Boomhower
UC San Diego
Moral Hazard, Wildfires, and Adaption to Climate Change 10:30 – 11:30
WGHL 401
Friday,
February 9
Richard Carson
UC San Diego
Coastal Wetlands Reduce Property Damage During Tropical Cyclones 10:30 – 11:30
MCRD 256
Tuesday,
February 13
Marc Jeuland
Sustaining Sanitation: Evidence from Odisha, India on the Long-Term Effectiveness of the Shame and Subsidy Approach 4:00 – 5:15
CPCOM 480
Friday,
March 2
Stephie Fried
Arizona State University
Storm Drains and Sea Walls: A Quantitative Macro Study of Climate Adaptation 10:30 – 11:30
WGHL 401
Wednesday,
March 14
Ashley Langer
University of Arizona
Escalation of Scrutiny: The Gains from Dynamic Enforcement of Environmental Regulations 3:30 – 5:00
CPCOM 416
Wednesday,
March 21
Roger von Haefen
NC State University
The Effects of Temperature on Recreational Fishing Demand and Adaptation: Implications for a Changing Climate 12:00 – 1:00
SANTAN 122
Friday,
March 23
Jared Carbone
Colorado School of Mines
Modeling Equilibrium Response to Climate-Induced Migration 10:30 – 11:30
WGHL 401
Friday,
April 6
Jenny Apriesnig
Arizona State University
General Equilibrium Privatization of a Regulated Fishery 10:30 – 11:30
WGHL 323
Friday,
April 6
Francois Gourio
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Weather Shocks and Climate Change 12:00 – 1:15 p.m.
CPCom 120
Wednesday,
April 11
Tatyana Deryugina
University of Illinois
Does When You Die Depend on Where You Live? Evidence from Hurricane Katrina 3:30 – 5:00
CPCOM 416
Friday,
April 20
Felix Morency-Lavoie
NHH Norwegian School of Economics
Consequences of Industry Consolidation on the Control of Spatial Externalities: The Case of Norwegian Salmon Aquaculture 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
WGHL 401

 

Fall 2017

Date Speaker Title Time and Location
Friday,
September 8
Gavin Fraser
Rhodes University, South Africa
TBD 10:30 – 11:30
WGHL 401
Friday,
September 22
Glenn Sheriff
ASU
Labor Response to Climate Variation in Eastern Africa 10:30 – 11:30
WGHL 401
Saturday,
October 5
Ryan Wessel
Arizona State University
Vehicle Emissions Inspection Programs: Equality and Impact 10:30 – 11:30
WGHL 401
Friday,
October 20
Steve Miller
University of Minnesota
Tree-based Estimation of Heterogeneous Dynamic Policy Effects 10:30 – 11:30
WGHL 401
Wednesday,
October 25
David Finnoff
University of Wyoming
The Consequences of Spatial and Species Aggregation in Welfare Estimates of Invasive Species 12:00 – 1:30
WGHL 401
Friday,
November 3
Jackson Dorsey
University of Arizona
Harnessing the Power of the Sun: Competition, Quality, and Online Bids in the Rooftop Solar Market 10:30 – 11:30
WGHL 401
Wednesday,
November 8
Catie Hausman
University of Michigan
TBD 3:30 – 5:00
CPCOM 416
Friday,
December 1
Dominic Parker
University of Wisconsin
The Origins and Size of Environmental Agencies 10:30 – 11:30
WGHL 401

 

Spring 2017

Date Speaker Title Time and Location
Thursday,
January 12
Stephie Fried
Carleton College
Climate Policy and Innovation: A Quantitative Macroeconomic Analysis 12:00 – 1:15
CPCOM 416
Wednesday,
January 18
Ashley Vissing
University of Chicago
One-to-Many Matching with Complementary Preferences: An Empirical Study of Natural Gas Lease Quality and Market Power 3:30 – 5:00
CPCOM 416
Friday,
February 3
Subhrendu Pattanayack
Duke University
Convenient truth: Policies for energy, health, and climate outcomes 10:30 – 11:30
WGHL 481
Friday,
March 3
Ed Barbier
U. Wyoming
Natural Capital and Wealth in the 21st Century 10:30 – 12:00
MCRD 176 (McCord Hall)
Wednesday,
March 15
Koichiro Ito
University of Chicago
Information Frictions, Inertia, and Selection on Elasticity: A Field Experiment on Electricity Tariff Choice 3:30 – 5:00
CPCOM 416
Friday,
March 17
Nick Hanley
U. St. Andrews
Using Nudges and Social Preferences to Improve Environmental 10:30 – 12:00
CPCOM 416
Wednesday,
March 22
Paulina Olivia
UC Irvine
TBA 3:30 – 5:00
CPCOM 416
Friday, April 7 Daniel Sullivan
Resources for the Future
TBA 10:30 – 11:45
WGHL 401

 

Fall 2016

Date Speaker Title Time and Location
Friday,
Aug. 26
Christos Makridis
Stanford
The (Non)Separability of Air Quality: Evidence from Millions of Households Across the United States 10:30 – 12:00
WGHL 401
Wednesday,
Sept. 7
Nick Kuminoff
ASU
Hazed and Confused: Air Pollution, Cognitive Functioning, and Financial Decision Making among the Elderly 12:00 – 1:00
Santan 335
Friday,
Sept. 9
Kevin Boyle
Virginia Tech
The Effect of Spatial Interpolation on the Hedonic Model: A Case of Forest Pest Damages 10:30 – 12:00
WGHL 401
Friday,
Sept. 23
Sajad Vahedi
ASU
Children’s Skill Formation: The Role of Childhood Exposure to Pollution 10:30 – 12:00
WGHL 401
Monday,
Sept. 26
Mar Reguant
Northwestern
Learning from Schools about Energy Efficiency 3:30 – 5:00
CPCOM 416
Friday,
Oct. 21
Jing Liang
ASU
Do energy retrofits work? Evidence from commercial and residential buildings in Phoenix 10:30 – 12:00
WGHL 401
October 28-29: ASU Conference on Advances in Environmental Economics
Friday,
Nov. 4
Adam Lampert
ASU
Valuating environmental impacts on economic growth: Emergence of a shadow value 10:30 – 12:00
WGHL 401
Wednesday,
Nov. 16
Soren Anderson
Michigan State
Overlapping Strategies for Reducing Carbon Emissions from the Personal Transportation Sector 3:30 – 5:00
CPCOM 416
Friday,
Nov. 18
Stale Navrud
Norwegian University of Life Sciences
Design and Policy Use of Stated Preference Surveys Valuing Coastal Ecosystem Service Losses from Oil Spills 10:30 – 12:00
WGHL 401
Wednesday,
Nov. 30
Kyle Mangum
Georgia State
TBA 3:30 – 5:00
CPCOM 416
Friday,
Dec. 2
Lily Hsueh
ASU
What Explains Participation and Effort in Voluntary Climate Initiatives By Businesses? A Case of the Carbon Disclosure Project 10:30 – 12:00
WGHL 401

 

Spring 2016

Date Speaker Title Time and Location
Wednesday,
April 27
Meredith Fowlie
University of California, Berkeley
Default Effects, Follow-on Behavior and Welfare in Residential Electricity Pricing Programs 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
CPCOM 416
Wednesday,
March 23
Shanjun Li
Cornell University
Local Protectionism, Market Structure, and Social Welfare: China’s Automobile Market 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
CPCOM 416
Thursday,
February 11
Christy Zhou
University of Maryland
Knowledge Capital, Technology Adoption, and Environmental Policies: Evidences from the US Automobile Industry 3:30 – 5:00 p.m..
CPCOM 416
Wednesday,
February 8
Katrina Jessoe
UC Davis
Climate Change and Labor Allocation in Rural Mexico: Evidence from Annual Fluctuations in Weather 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
WGHL 481
Friday,
February 05
Marcelo Sant’Anna
Yale University
How Green is Sugarcane Ethanol? 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
CPCOM 416
Wednesday,
February 3
Bryan Leonard
UC Santa Barbara
Economic Analysis of Property Rights: First Possession of Water in the American West 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
WGHL 481
Monday,
February 1
Harrison Fell
Colorado School of Mines
The Fall of Coal: Joint Impacts of Fuel Prices and Renewables on Generation and Implications for Policy 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
WGHL 481
Friday,
February 29
Andrew Waxman
Cornell
The Long Road to Work: The Divergent Effects of Transportation Policies by Worker Skill in a Locational Sorting Model 10:30 – 12:00 p.m.
UCENT 822A
Thursday,
January 28
Namrata Kala
Yale University
Ambiguity Aversion And Learning In A Changing World: The Potential Effects Of Climate Change From Indian Agriculture 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
CPCOM 416
Wednesday,
January 27
Daniela Miteva
Duke University
Social and Environmental Impacts of Forest Management Certification in Indonesia 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
WGHL 481
Wednesday,
November 4
Lucija Muehlenbachs
University of Calgary
Production Shifting and Cost Pass-Through: Implications for Electricity Prices and the Environment 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
CPCOM 416
Wednesday,
November 18
Joe Shapiro
Yale University
Consequences of the Clean Water Act and the Demand for Water Quality 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
CPCOM 416
Thursday,
November 19
Sajad Vahedi
Arizona State University
Skill Formation Technology: The Role of Childhood Exposure to Pollution 12:00 – 1:15 p.m.
CPCOM 416

 

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 health, 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.”  

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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.

Conference Program and Participants

 

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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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