Francis Diebold, University of Pennsylvania
Using Data to Discipline Theory in Climate Projections: Arctic Sea Ice, 1980-2100

Thursday, December 16, 2021
SF 8:00am, NYC 11:00am, BERLIN 5:00pm


Francis X. Diebold is Paul F. Miller, Jr. and E. Warren Shafer Miller Professor of Social Sciences, and Professor of Economics, Finance, and Statistics, University of Pennsylvania. He has held visiting appointments at Princeton, Chicago, Johns Hopkins, and NYU. His research focuses on predictive modeling of financial asset markets, macroeconomic fundamentals, climate change, and the interface. He has made well-known contributions to the measurement and modeling of asset-return volatility, business cycles, yield curves, and network connectedness. He has published more than 150 scientific papers and 8 books, and he is regularly ranked among globally most-cited economists.

This seminar is part of the Virtual Seminar on Climate Economics series hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and is open to everyone interested in research on the economics of climate change.