Department of Economics Spring 2019 Seminar Series

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Date(s) - 03/08/2019
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

BSB 103, Behavioral Sciences Building


The Department of Economics Seminar Series for the Spring 2019 term continues Friday, 3/8/19 at 3:00 pm in Behavioral Sciences room 103. The seminars are free and open to everyone.

March 8th’s speaker is CSU’s own Professor Ed Barbier. Barbier is a Professor in the Department of Economics and a Senior Scholar in the School of Global Environmental Sustainability. His main expertise is natural resource and development economics as well as the interface between economics and ecology.  He has consulted for a variety of national, international and non-governmental agencies, including many UN organizations, the World Bank and the OECD. He has authored 300 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, written or edited 24 books, and published in popular journals. Barbier is a Fellow of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists and is consistently ranked among the top cited environmental economists globallyGoogle Scholar lists him as currently having nearly 50,000 citations, including 20,000 since 2013.

Professor Barbier’s seminar is titled: “From Limits to Growth to Planetary Boundaries: The Evolution in Economic Views of Natural Resource Scarcity.”