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.
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.
Lecture 2: Energy and Economic Growth
Lecture 3: The Rebound Effect
Lecture 4: Energy and the Industrial Revolution
Lecture 5: Econometric Modelling of Global Climate Change