Workshop: Environmental economics and beyond - Michael Hoel @ 70

The Department of Economics is organizing a workshop in honor of Michael Hoel's 70th anniversary and his long-standing scientific contributions and services to the University of Oslo.

Programme

11:00 – 11:15 Coffee/tea

11:15 – 12:00 Kalle Moene, University of Oslo: ''Sharing the gains --- and the gains of sharing''

12:00 – 12:15 Coffee/tea

12:15 – 13.00 Tor Iversen, University of Oslo: "Unintended effects of health screening" (with Eline Aas)

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 14:45 Aart de Zeeuw, Tilburg University: “Climate Tipping and Economic Growth: Precautionary Capital and the Price of Carbon” (with Frederick van der Ploeg)

14:45 – 15:00 Coffee/tea

15:00 – 15:45 Cathrine Hagem, Statistics Norway: “Supply- versus Demand-Side Policies in the Presence of Carbon Leakage and the Green Paradox” (with Halvor Briseid Storrøsten)

15:45 – 16:00 Coffee/tea & snacks

16:00 – 16:45 Scott Barrett, Columbia University: "Coercive Trade Agreements for Supplying Global Public Goods" (with Astrid Dannenberg)

16:45 – 17.00 Coffee/tea

17:00 – 17:45 Thomas Sterner, University of Gothenburg: “Do Markets Trump Politics? Evidence from Fossil Market Reactions to the Paris Agreement and the US Election” (with Samson Mukanjari)

 

The workshop is open for all interested.

Registration no later than April 3rd to Eline Hagen.

About Michael Hoel

Michael Hoel is a leading scholar in environmental and resource economics and has been Professor at the University of Oslo since 1981. Over the years, he has been honored with numerous prizes and awards, such as the Eric Kempe Award in Environmental and Resource Economics, the Research Prize of the University of Oslo, Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Profession of Energy Economics and to its Literature, European Lifetime Achievement Award in Environmental Economics, and Honorary Doctor at the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg. Michael resigns from his position at the Department 1 July 2017.

 

Published Mar. 28, 2017 5:14 PM - Last modified Dec. 28, 2017 3:44 PM