Program with videos

Thursday, September 6

8:30 Coffee and Registration

Morning session
Chair: Torsten Persson

9:00 - 10:30 The Transition to Clean Technology [Video]

Speaker: Daron Acemoglu
Co-authors: Ufuk Akcigit, Douglas Hanley, and William Kerr
Discussant: John Van Reenen

10.45-12.15 Carbon taxes, Path Dependency and Directed Technical Change: Evidence from the Auto Industry [Video]

Speaker: Philippe Aghion [Paper]
Co-authors: Antoine Dechezlepretre, David Hemous, Ralf Martin, and John Van Reenen
Discussant: Robin Burgess

12.15-13.30 Lunch

Afternoon session
Chair: Philippe Aghion

13.30-15.00 Adapting to Climate Change: Evidence from Long-Run Changes in the Weather-Mortality Relationship in the 20th Century United States [Video]

Speaker: Olivier Deschenes [Paper]
Co-authors: Alan Barecca, Karen Clay, Michael Greenstone, and Joseph Shapiro
Discussant: Peter Nilsson

15.15-16.45 Weather and Infant Mortality in Africa [Video]

Speaker: Masayuki Kudamatsu [Paper]
Co-authors: Torsten Persson and David Strömberg
Discussant: Dean Karlan

17.15-18.45 Poverty, Growth and the Demand for Energy [Video]

Speaker: Catherine Wolfram [Paper]
Co-authors: Paul Gertler, Orie Shelef, and Alan Fuchs
Discussant: Jakob Svensson

19.30- Dinner

Friday, September 7

Morning session
Chair: David Strömberg

09.00-10.30 Climate Change, Environmental Shocks, and Socio-Economic Networks: the Case of Rainfall and Temperature in Thailand [Video]

Speaker: Robert Townsend [Paper]
Co-authors: John Felkner and Kamilya Tazhibayeva
Discussant: Andrew Foster

10.45-12.15 Evolving Comparative Advantage and the Impact of Climate Change in Agricultural Markets: Evidence from a 9 Million-Field Partition of the Earth [Video]

Speaker: Dave Donaldson [Paper]
Co-authors: Arnaud Costinot and Cory Smith
Discussant: Sam Kortum

12.15-13.30 Lunch

Afternoon session
Chair: Per Krusell

13.30-15.00 Conflict, Climate and Cells: A Disaggregated Analysis [Video]

Speaker: Eliana La Ferrara [Paper]
Co-author: Mariaflavia Harari
Discussant: Melissa Dell

15.15-16.45 The fossil Episode [Video]

Speaker: Hans-Werner Sinn [Paper]
Co-author: John Hassler
Discussant: Rick van der Ploeg

17.15-18.45 On the Spatial Economic Impact of Global Warming [Video]

Speaker: Esteban Rossi-Hansberg [Paper]
Co-author: Klaus Desmet
Discussant: Larry Karp

19.30- Dinner

Saturday, September 8

Morning session
Chair: John Hassler

09.00-10.30 The Social Cost Of Abrupt Climate Change [Video]

Speaker: Thomas Lontzek [Paper]
Co-authors: Yongyang Cai and Kenneth Judd
Discussant: Christian Traeger

10.45-12.15 A Global Economy-Climate Model with High Regional Resolution [Video]

Speaker: Tony Smith
Co-author: Per Krusell
Discussant: Elisabeth Moyer

12.15-13.30 Lunch

Afternoon session
Chair: Sam Kortum

13.30-15.00 Participation and Duration of Climate Contracts [Video]

Speaker: Bård Harstad [Paper]
Co-author: Marco Battagliani
Discussant: Tore Ellingsen

15.15-16.45 Environmental Policy and Directed Technical Change in a Global World: Is there a Case for Carbon Tariffs? [Video]

Speaker: David Hemous [Paper]
Discussant: Vasco Carvalho

17.15-18.45 Market-based Emissions Regulation and the Evolution of Market Structure [Video]

Speaker: Meredith Fowlie [Paper]
Co-authors: Meredith Reguant and Stephen Ryan
Discussant: Brian Copeland