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Francqui Leerstoel - Francqui Chair 2021

Francqui Leerstoel - Francqui Chair 2021

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The Environmental Economics Group (EEC) of the Faculty of Business Economics is pleased to announce the laureate of the Francqui chair 2020/2021:

Professor David I. Stern

David Stern is a professor in the Crawford School of Public Policy at The Australian National University. David is an energy and environmental economist, whose research focuses on the role of energy in growth and development and related environmental impacts including climate change. He has published widely in economics and natural science journals including articles in Nature, Nature Climate Change, the Journal of Economic Literature and the Journal of Econometrics. He is an associate editor of Ecological Economics and PeerJ, a member of the editorial advisory panel for Nature Energy, the Energy Journal, and Open Economics, and was a lead author for the chapter on Drivers, Trends, and Mitigation in Working Group III’s contribution to the IPCC’s 5th Assessment Report. He was elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia in 2016.

Inaugural lecture 

Economic Growth and the Environment

The inaugural lecture takes place online on March 8 2021 at 10:15 am. Participation is free and a registration is not needed. Questions can be asked by using the chat.

Programme and abstract 

Watch the inaugural lecture of David I. Stern (recording)

Further lectures

Lecture 2: Energy and Economic Growth

Watch the second lecture (recording)
Date: March 19 at 10:15 am

Lecture 3: The Rebound Effect

Watch the third lecture (recording)
Date: March 26 at 10:15 am

Lecture 4: Energy and the Industrial Revolution

Join the lecture: Link to Blackboard Collaborate
Date: April 23 at 10:15 am

Lecture 5: Econometric Modelling of Global Climate Change

Join the lecture: Link to Blackboard Collaborate
Date: May 7 at 10:15 am