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How Will Los Angeles Adapt to Climate Change? An Economist’s Perspective

Posted on August 6, 2014

  • Date: September 9, 2014
  • Time: 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
  • Location: Daniel Recital Hall, CSULB lower campus

The California State University, Long Beach Department of Economics, Department of Geography, and Environmental Science and Policy Program invite you to a special seminar on urban economic sustainability.
Presented by Matthew Kahn, Ph.D.

Matthew Kahn

Matthew E. Kahn is a Professor at the UCLA Institute of the Environment, the Department of Economics, the Department of Public Policy, the UCLA Anderson School of Management and the UCLA School of Law.  He is a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and the IZA.   He holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago. Before joining the UCLA faculty in January 2007, he taught at Columbia and the Fletcher School at Tufts University.   He has served as a Visiting Professor at Harvard and Stanford University and the National University of Singapore.   At the UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate, he serves as the Director of Research. He is the author of  Green Cities: Urban Growth and the Environment (Brookings Institution Press 2006) and the co-author of Heroes and Cowards: The Social Face of War (Princeton University Press 2008).   He is the author of Climatopolis: How Our Cities Will Thrive in the Hotter World (Basic Books 2010).   In 2013, he published Fundamentals of Environmental Economics: Solving Urban Pollution Problems (Amazon Books). His research areas include; environmental, urban, energy and real estate economics.