Join the Heller-Hurwicz Economics Institute and the Department of Economics on Thursday, October 8, to hear the latest environmental policy and economics research from economist Michael Greenstone.
Michael Greenstone is the Milton Friedman Professor of Economics and Director of the interdisciplinary Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago. His research estimates the costs and benefits of environmental quality and society’s energy choices. He has worked extensively on the Clean Air Act and examined its impacts on air quality, manufacturing activity, housing prices, and human health to assess its benefits and costs. He is currently engaged in large‐scale projects to estimate the economic costs of climate change and to identify efficient approaches to mitigating these costs. From 2009-10 he was the Chief Economist for the President’s Council of Economic Advisers