Environment and Resource Economics Seminar

Environment and Resource Economics Seminar

Seminar meets on Wednesday at 12pm in Giannini 332

Whenever possible, papers will be available on this website at least two days prior to the presentation. Presentation papers from previous semesters are also available.

Date Speaker Affiliation Presentation Title

September 3

Francis Dennig

Princeton University

Consuming more and polluting less today: intergenerationally efficient climate policy

September 10

Anni Huhtala

Government Institute for Economic Research (VATT), Finland

Dimming Hopes for Nuclear Power: Perceptions of Risk as Shadow Costs

September 17

Siwei Cao

Berkeley ARE

Speed of Patent Protection, Rate of Technology Obsolescence and Optimal Patent Strategy -- Evidence from Innovations Patented in US, China and several other countries

September 24

Qu Tang

Berkeley ARE


October 1

Geoffrey Barrows

Berkeley ARE

Does Trade Make Firms Cleaner? Theory and Evidence from Indian Manufacturing

October 8

Reid Stevens

Berkeley ARE

The Strategic Petroleum Reserve And Crude Oil Prices

October 15

Gina Waterfield

Berkeley ARE

Ballot Proposition Voting and the Demand for Public Goods

October 22

Karolina Ryszka

VU University Amsterdam

Resource Extraction in a Political Economy Framework

October 29

Alejandro del Valle

Paris School of Economics and UC Berkeley

From caring to work: The labor market effects of noncontributory health insurance

November 5

Florian Diekert

University of Oslo

November 12

Walter Graf

Berkeley ARE

November 19

Daniel Tregeagle

Berkeley ARE

Biofuel Production in Brazil: A Perennial Problem

November 26




December 3

Maximilian Auffhammer

Berkeley ARE

December 10

Justin Caron


Per capita income, consumption patterns and CO2 emissions

We're always looking for future speakers! Please write us if you would like to present or suggest an outside speaker for this semester: