Faculty Present at the 5th World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists

July 2, 2014

AEDE faculty members Ian Sheldon, H. Allen Klaiber, and Sathya Gopalakrishnan travelled to Istanbul, Turkey from June 28th to July 2nd to present their research at the 5th World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists.

Sheldon presented “Climate Policy and Border Tax Adjustments: The Case of the North American Aluminum Industry,” authored with Steve McCorriston from the University of Exeter, at a session on Carbon Leakage and Border Adjustments: Empirical Applications. Sheldon is Ohio State’s Andersons Professor of International Trade.

Klaiber presented “Evading Invasives: How Eurasian Water-Milfoil Affects the Development of Lakefront Properties,” authored with AEDE doctoral student James Goodenberger, at a session on Renewable Resource Management: Empirical Applications.

Gopalakrishnan presented “Coastal Morpho-Dynamics and Real Estate Markets: Is there Evidence of Residential Sorting Across Communities Along the Coast,” authored with AEDE doctoral student Yun Qiu, at as session on Environmental Valuation: Hedonic Analyses I.

The gathering was hosted by Istanbul Technical University and organized by the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE) and the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE), in cooperation with the East Asian Association of Environmental and Resource Economics (EAAERE). The Congress has been meeting every four years since 1998 and brings together over 1,000 economists from more than 40 countries.