The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs will host a directors' lunch with Professor Robert Stavins.

Professor Stavins is the Albert Pratt Professor of Business and Government at the Harvard Kennedy School, Director of the Harvard Environmental Economics Program, Belfer Center Board member, Chairman of the Environment and Natural Resources Faculty Group, Director of Graduate Studies for the Doctoral Program in Public Policy and the Doctoral Program in Political Economy and Government, Co‑Chair of the Harvard Business School‑Kennedy School Joint Degree Programs, and Director of the Harvard Project on International Climate Agreements.  He is a University Fellow of Resources for the Future, a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

He is also the co-Editor of the Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, and a Member of the Board of Directors of Resources for the Future, the Board of Academic Advisors of the AEI‑Brookings Joint Center for Regulatory Studies, the Editorial Boards of Resource and Energy Economics, Climate Change Economics, Environmental Economics Abstracts, B.E. Journals of Economic Analysis & Policy, and Economic Issues.  He is also an editor of the Journal of Wine Economics, and is the Chair of the Expert Advisory Board of the Harvard Alumni Alliance for the Environment.  He was formerly a member of the Editorial Board of Land Economics, The Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, the Board of Directors of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, a member and Chairman of the Environmental Economics Advisory Committee of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Science Advisory Board, a member of the Executive Board of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Science Advisory Board, the Editor of the Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs, a member of the Executive Committee of the Harvard University Center for the Environment, a Lead Author of the Second and Third Assessment Reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and a contributing editor of Environment.

He holds a B.A. in philosophy from Northwestern University, an M.S. in agricultural economics from Cornell, and a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard.


As space is limited for this event, RSVPs will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.

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