Harvard Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy

Cambridge, MA

Applying Asset Pricing Theory to Calibrate the Price of Climate Risk” (joint with Kent Daniel and Bob Litterman)

API-905y/Econ 2690hf Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy, Robert Stavins and Martin Weitzman
Wednesdays, 4:15-5:30 p.m., Room L-382, 79 John F. Kennedy Street

Full Spring 2018 schedule:

January 24 — Erich Muehlegger, University of California, Davis, and Richard Sweeney, Boston College. Pass‑Through of Input Cost Shocks Under Imperfect Competition: Evidence from the U.S. Fracking Boom.

January 31 — Kent Daniel, Columbia University, Robert Litterman, Kepos Capital, and Gernot Wagner, Harvard University. Applying Asset Pricing Theory to Calibrate the Price of Climate Risk.

February 7 — Kenneth Gillingham, Yale University, and James Stock, Harvard University.  Efficient Mitigation of Climate Change.

February 28Joseph Aldy, Harvard University. Evaluating a Discretionary Safety Valve: The Economic and Environmental Impacts of Waiving Fuel Content Regulations in Response to Supply Shocks.

March 7Martin Weitzman, Harvard University. Why Prices or Quantities Dominate Banking and Borrowing.

March 28Cass Sunstein, Harvard University, Sebastian Bobadilla‑Suarez, Stephanie Lazzaro, and Tali Sharot, University College London. How People Update Beliefs about Climate Change: Good News and Bad News. (Joint with HLS Behavioral Economics, Law, and Public Policy Seminar) Taubman Building 5th floor, Nye B-C.

April 18Janhavi Nilekani, Harvard University. Driving Down Demand for Diesel: Does a Bus Driver Training and Incentive Program Increase Fuel Efficiency?

April 25 — Dietrich Earnhart, University of Kansas, Sarah Jacobson, Williams College, Yusuke Kuwayama, Resources for the Future, and Richard Woodward, Texas A&M University. Variances: Regulatory Flexibility for Good or for Ill.

Note:  Name of presenter is in Bold.

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