San Francisco Harper Lecture Featuring Michael Greenstone, LAB’87
April 20, 2017: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Global Energy Challenge
Fairmont San Francisco
950 Mason Street
San Francisco, California
Garage Parking is $5/20 minutes
Michael Greenstone, LAB'87, will discuss the difficulty of balancing the need for inexpensive and reliable energy with the need to limit environmental and health damage and guard against disruptive climate change.
Michael Greenstone is the Milton Friedman Professor in Economics and Chicago Harris, as well as the director of the interdisciplinary Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago and the Energy & Environment Lab at the University of Chicago Urban Labs. He previously served as the chief economist for President Obama's Council of Economic Advisers, and as a member of the secretary of energy's advisory board under Secretary Moniz. Greenstone also directed the Brookings Institution's Hamilton Project, which studies policies to promote economic growth, and has since joined its advisory council. He is an elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a fellow of the Econometric Society, and an editor of the Journal of Political Economy.
$10/recent graduate (College alumni of the past 10 years and graduate alumni of the past five years)
Free for UChicago graduates from the current academic year
Two complimentary registrations for members of the Chicago, Harper, Phoenix, and Medical and Biological Sciences Alumni Association philanthropic societies
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