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Paying the Price for Climate Change: Economic Policy Insights

Date: 11/07/2013

Time: 5:30 PM

Location: Indoor Club Room TCF Bank Stadium

Cost: Free


Just how much do our climate-changing behaviors cost future generations? What will it take to harness the power of markets and create economic incentives to protect our environment? How can the economics of climate change inform policymakers and the general public?

Hear how world-renowned economists answer these questions (and ask your own!) at this Heller-Hurwicz Economics Institute policy roundtable:

  • Per Krusell ('92, Ph.D.), Professor of Economics, Stockholm University and a member of the Prize Committee for The Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel
  • Steve Polasky, Fesler-Lampert Professor of Ecological/Environmental Economics in Applied Economics and Institute on the Environment resident fellow, University of Minnesota
  • Moderated by Bob Litterman ('80 Ph.D.), Partner and Chairman, Kepos Capital and HHEI Advisory Board member

This event is free, please register online.

It will take place at the University of Minnesota's TCF Stadium Indoor Club Room, the first collegiate or professional football facility to achieve LEED status.


  • Name: Heller-Hurwicz Economics Institute
  • E-mail: hhei@umn.edu
  • Sponsored by: Heller-Hurwicz Economics Institute

Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please contact hhei@umn.edu.

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