National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC)
1 Park Place, Suite 300
Annapolis, MD 21401
Title: Using econometrics to uncover the social and economic impacts of climate
The talk will focus on economic research linking climate and social outcomes, especially our ability to attribute social outcomes to climate and society’s ability to adapt to the impacts of climate change.
About the Speaker:
Tamma Carleton is an EPA STAR Fellow and PhD student in Agricultural & Resource Economics at UC Berkeley's Global Policy lab, specializing in climate change impacts and adaptation. As a Rhodes Scholar, Tamma earned an MSc. in Environmental Change & Management and an MSc. in Economics for Development at University of Oxford, where she worked on postharvest climate change adaptation strategies and spatial integration of food markets in East African subsistence farming systems. She was awarded the George Webb Medley prize for best performance in development economics and was Coordinator of the interdisciplinary Oxford Food Security Forum. She has a BA in Economics (summa cum laude) from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon.
You can find out more here: http://globalpolicy.science/tamma-carleton/
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