Wolfram Schlenker

Professor, School of International and Public Affairs and the Earth Institute, Columbia University

Wolfram Schlenker is a Professor at the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) and the Earth Institute at Columbia University and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). He is the co-director of the Center for Environmental Economics and Policy (CEEP) at Columbia University. He received a Master in Engineering and Management Science (Diplom in Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen) from the University of Karlsruhe in Germany, a Master of Environmental Management from Duke University, and a Ph.D. in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of California at Berkeley.  He has studied the effect of weather and climate on agricultural yields, how climate trends and the US biofuel mandate influences agricultural commodity prices, and how pollution impacts both agricultural yields and human morbidity. He currently serves on the Board of Reviewing Editors at Science.

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  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
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