May 7, 2021, 15:00
The Society for Benefit-Cost analysis and TSE are proud to co-host this first European webinar: “Economics of Biodiversity: The Dasgupta Review”
Speaker is Sir Professor Dasgupta . He has been a Professor of Economics at the University of Cambridge since 1985, serving as Chairman of the Faculty of Economics from 1997 to 2001. He has won numerous awards and in 2002, he was named Knight Bachelor by the Queen for services to economics. His research interests have covered welfare and development economics, the economics of technological change, population, environmental and resource economics, the theory of games, the economics of undernutrition, and the economics of social capital. In 2019 he was commissioned by the UK Treasury to lead a global independent review on the economics of biodiversity.
Discussant: Johan Rockström, Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and Professor in Earth System Science at the University of Potsdam
SBCA was founded in 2007 and works to improve the theory and practice of benefit-cost analysis and support evidence-based policy decisions.
More information : https://benefitcostanalysis.org
The society’s journal is the “Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis" and it organizes its annual conference in Washington DC (under normal circumstances).
More information: https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/journal-of-benefit-cost-analysis