Heartland Environmental and Resource Economics Workshop at Illinois
The Heartland Environmental and Resource Economics Workshop will be held for the seventh year at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on November 12 – 13, 2016 in the Memorial Union Hall at the University of Illinois. Topics for contributed paper sessions will be chosen based on the submissions we receive. The day-and-a-half long workshop (mid-morning Saturday through mid-afternoon Sunday) will feature:
- A luncheon with keynote speaker: Maureen Cropper (University of Maryland)
- A luncheon with panel discussion of the economics of environment and development: Ed Barbier (University of Wyoming), Kelsey Jack (Tufts University) and Paulina Oliva (UC Santa Barbara)
- Multiple sessions of contributed 20-minute paper presentations
- One set of 8-minute short research presentations
- Research posters displayed during breakfast and breaks
- Numerous breaks to share ideas and develop new collaborations
- Dinner available to all attendees on the night in between the two days of presentations
The goals of Heartland@Illinois are, as always, to stimulate research and build community in environmental economics with partial focus on the Midwest. The workshop will bring people together to exchange ideas and foster new collaborations. Through selected paper sessions, it will identify pressing public policy issues and emerging research themes on environmental and resource economics. Finally, it will provide networking and development opportunities for graduate students and early career faculty in environmental and resource economics.
Registration numbers are limited to keep the size of the event conducive to active exchange of ideas. Spread the word and tell your colleagues and graduate students! See you in Champaign-Urbana in November.
2016 Organizing Committee: Professors Amy Ando, Kathy Baylis, Peter Christensen, Sandy Dall’erba, Tatyana Deryugina, Don Fullerton, Madhu Khanna, and Erica Myers from the University of Illinois.
2016 Sponsors: The Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, the College of ACES Office of Research, the Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment, the Center for Global Studies, the Gutsgell Endowed Professor Fund, and the Institute for Government and Public Affairs at the University of Illinois. External funding provided by the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management.