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SWEEP Expo: Natural Capital in the South West

SWEEP Expo took place over three days 20 -22 October 2020, please click here for link to resources about this event. 


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29 October 202016:00

LEEP Seminar series - Brendan Fisher - University of Vermont

Brendan is a Professor at the University of Vermont. His research focusses on the valuation of ecosystem services, and the role of behavioural economics in shifting people towards pro-environmental behaviours. His work has appeared in many of the top journals, including Nature, Nature Climate Change and Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences. Full details
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19 November 202016:00

LEEP Seminar series - Gretchen Daily - Demonstration to Transformation: Taking Natural Capital Approaches to Scale

Gretchen is the Bing Professor of Environmental Science at Stanford University, as well as the Director of both the Center for Conservation Biology and the Natural Capital Project. Her research primarily focuses on how resources can be better managed for both biodiversity and people, and particularly on quantifying the flows or ecosystem services and stocks of natural capital across the landscape. There are few recognitions Gretchen has not been honoured with: she is a Fellow of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, the 2020 Tyler Prize Laureate, and a member of the LEEP Advisory Board. Her work has been published in all of the top journals including Nature, Science, and Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences. Full details
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3 December 202016:00

LEEP Seminar series - Kelsey Jack - Harvesting the rain: The adoption of environmental technologies in the Sahel

Kelsey Jack is an Assistant Professor in the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management at UC Santa Barbara. Her research is at the intersection of environmental and development economics, with a focus on how individuals, households, and communities decide to use natural resources and provide public goods. Kelsey’s research uses field experiments to test theory and new policy innovations. It has appeared in many of the top economic and scientific journals, including: The American Economic Review, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences, and Review of Economics and Statistics. Full details
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21 January 202116:00

LEEP Seminar series - Jayson Lusk - Purdue University - TITLE TO FOLLOW

Prof. Jayson Lusk currently serves as Distinguished Professor and Head of the Agricultural Economics Department at Purdue University. He’s a food and agricultural economist who studies what we eat and why we eat it. Since 2000, he has published more than 240 articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals on a wide assortment of topics ranging from the economics of animal welfare to consumer preferences for genetically modified food to the impacts of new technologies and policies on livestock and meat markets to analyzing the merits of new survey and experimental approaches eliciting consumer preferences. In 2011, Prof. Lusk served as a visiting researcher at the French National Institute for Agricultural Research and worked on a research fellowship awarded by the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development. He’s served on the editorial councils of eight academic journals including the American Journal of Agricultural Economics, the Journal of Environmental Economics and Managem. Full details
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18 February 202116:00

LEEP Seminar series - Antonio Bento - University of Southern California - TITLE TO FOLLOW

Antonio Bento is currently a Professor at the Sol Price School of Public Policy and the Department of Economics at the University of Southern California. Antonio is an applied microeconomist with a research program in the areas of environmental, energy, urban, and public economics. Most of his work consists of theoretical and empirical assessments of major public policy issues, and his scholarly interests range widely both in topics and methods, but with a recent focus on policies related to energy provision and consumption. His work has been published in the American Economic Review, the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, the Review of Economics and Statistics, the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, the Journal of Urban Economics, the Energy Journal and other scholarly journals and books. Full details
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