Award Ceremony Kleinman Center Event

2019 Carnot Prize Policy Lecture and Award Ceremony

Speakers

Cheryl LaFleur
Commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Jesús Fernández-Villaverde
Professor of Economics, School of Arts and Sciences
Wendell Pritchett
Provost, University of Pennsylvania

Location

Energy Forum at the Kleinman Center
220 S. 34th St.
Fisher Fine Arts Building, 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104

On October 24, 2019, the Kleinman Center awarded its fifth annual Carnot Prize for distinguished contributions in energy policy to Cheryl LaFleur, commissioner of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

Event Summary

This year marks our fifth annual Carnot Prize for distinguished contributions to energy policy—and our 2019 recipient is Cheryl LaFleur, commissioner of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Join us for a lecture in her honor, “Energy Transitions: Lessons from Economic History,” by Penn economist Jesús Fernández-Villaverde. Provost Wendell Pritchett will present the award and a reception will follow.

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Cheryl LaFleur

Former Commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Cheryl LaFleur is the former commissioner of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. She is the 2019 recipient of the Carnot Prize for distinguished contributions to energy policy.

Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde

Professor of Economics
Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde is a professor of economics and research associate for the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Penn’s Population Studies Center, and a Research Affiliate for the Centre for Economic Policy Research.

Wendell Pritchett

Provost, University of Pennsylvania
Wendell Pritchett is the provost of the University of Pennsylvania and presidential professor of law and education at Penn Law. Pritchett, who holds a Ph.D. in history from Penn and is an award-winning urban historian, earned his law degree at Yale.

Learn more about the history of the Carnot Prize and see previous winners.