"How and Why Cancun Trumped Copenhagen," a Belfer Center Directors' Seminar with Professor Robert N. Stavins
Series: Belfer Center Directors' Seminar
March 28, 2011
The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs will host a Directors' Seminar with Professor Robert N. Stavins, Harvard Kennedy School, in the Belfer Center Library.
Robert N. Stavins is Albert Pratt Professor of Business and Government, Director of Graduate Studies for the Doctoral Programs in Public Policy and in Political Economy and Government, co-chair of the MPP/MBA and MPA/ID/MBA joint degree programs, and Director of the Harvard Environmental Economics Program at the Harvard Kennedy School. He is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, a University Fellow of Resources for the Future, former chair of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Environmental Economics Advisory Board, and a member of the editorial councils of scholarly periodicals.
His research has examined diverse areas of environmental economics policy and has appeared in a variety of economics, law, and policy journals, as well as several books. Stavins directed Project 88, a bipartisan effort co-chaired by former Senator Timothy Wirth and the late Senator John Heinz to develop innovative approaches to environmental problems. He has been a consultant to government agencies, international organizations, corporations, and advocacy groups.
He holds a BA in philosophy from Northwestern University, an MS in agricultural economics from Cornell, and a PhD in economics from Harvard.
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