Climate Change and Economics
Kleinman Center for Energy Policy Forum
220 S. 34th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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
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Macroeconomic Cost-Benefit Analysis of Carbon Dioxide Emissions