Climate Change and Economics: A Lunchtime Lecture with Per Krusell
- Per KrusellProfessor of EconomicsStockholm University
Join the Penn Fels Policy Research Initiative and the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy as they host distinguished academic Per Krusell, visiting scholar with the Economics Department.
Per Krusell is a professor of economics at Stockholm University. He has been professor of economics at a number of U.S. universities, most recently including Princeton University. Professor Krusell has received numerous awards and grants, including a series of NSF grants. He is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and has served on its Economics Nobel Prize Committee for 11 years, including three years as its chairman. His research lies within macroeconomics, broadly speaking; currently he is conducting a long-term research project on global climate change in collaboration with natural scientists.
Krusell will lecture on climate change and economics and will discuss the scientific approach to economy-climate interactions and climate policy. He will also report on the extent of consensus in the literature and compare different policy alternatives.
April 19, 2017
Doors open at 11:30 (lunch will be served); the lecture will start at12pm
University of Pennsylvania
Fisher Fine Arts Library, 4th Floor Forum
220 S. 34th Street
Space is limited and registration is required.
This event is made possible with support from Penn School of Arts & Sciences.