What will the Dream Team of Albouy, Baum-Snow and Kahn be speaking about?
Economics and the Sustainable CityThree urban economists discuss how economic principles will help cities to create a smaller environmental footprint.
Thursday, November 3, 2011, 5:00-7:00pm
- David Albouy, Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Michigan; Faculty Research Fellow, National Bureau of Economic Research; and Research Associate at the Office of Tax Policy Research
- Nathaniel Baum-Snow, Assistant Professor of Economics, Brown University
- Matthew E. Kahn, Professor, Institute of the Environment, Department of Public Policy, UCLA
- Eran Ben-Joseph, , Professor of Landscape Architecture and Urban Design; Head of the Joint Program in City Design and Development, Department of Urban Studies and Planning, MIT
- Judith Layzer, Associate Professor of Environmental Policy and Head of Environmental Policy and Planning Group, Department of Urban Studies and Planning, MIT
Now, I must note for the record that Nate has been promoted to tenured Associate Professor at Brown and as you know .--- this listing above omits 3 of my UCLA affiliations. In addition to the Institute of the Environment and the Department of Public Policy, I am also a Professor in the Economics Department, the Anderson School of Business and the Law School. So that's 5 and I want 5 more. Which ones? I respect the folks in the Anthropology Dept, Sociology, Political Science, Urban Planning and I like the Physicists.
So, that would equal 10 appointments and I'm already 1/2 way towards this goal.
I have very fond memories of MIT. That great school treated my wife very well during her 14 years on their faculty.