The Economics of Climate Change
10 April 2019
On April 10, 2019, Dr. Terrence Iverson, Associate professor at Colorado State University conducted a research seminar on the “Economics of Climate Change” at the American University of Armenia.
The research seminar was co-organized by the AUA Manoogian Simone College of Business and Economics. Master of Economics Program and AUA Acopian Center for the Environment.
About the speaker:
Dr. Iverson is an environmental economist and macroeconomist who uses applied theory, numerical methods, and econometric tools to study issues in the economics of climate change and other environmental policy problems. Examples of his ongoing research includes the development of computational methods to incorporate non-constant time preference into general equilibrium climate economy models, the development of an analytically tractable model of urban development with forward-looking investment decisions for a coastal city with rising sea level, the evaluation of carbon capture and storage as a means to avoid supply side leakage in a multi-country climate policy setting with strategic interactions, and an econometric study of the effect of arson on public health in Detroit. Dr. Iverson teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in environmental economics, including a senior seminar on the economics of climate change. He also teaches a PhD course in macroeconomics. Prior to graduate school, Dr. Iverson worked as a management consultant with Bain & Company.
Dr. Terrence Iverson, Associate Professor at the Colorado State University
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