Virtual Seminar on Climate Economics

Virtual Seminar on Climate Economics, hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

The Virtual Seminar on Climate Economics is an online seminar series hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. The seminar is open to everyone interested in research on the economics of climate change—including topics drawn from macroeconomics, microeconomics, finance, econometrics, and environmental economics.

We convene on Zoom for a 50-minute talk and up to 25 minutes of discussion and Q&A.

Register to attend seminar series via Zoom.

Please submit your registration to receive emails with Zoom links to attend the series. You only need to register once to automatically get an email for each upcoming Virtual Seminar on Climate Economics with a link to join.

Seminar series organizers

To get in touch, share feedback or suggestions, or propose a speaker, please email us at virtualclimateseminar@sf.frb.org.

Upcoming Seminars

Solomon Hsiang, University of California, Berkeley
Valuing the Global Mortality Consequences of Climate Change

November 12, 2020: SF 8:00am, NYC 11:00am, BERLIN 5:00pm

Carolyn Fischer, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Carbon Pricing, Revenue Recycling, and Leakage Protection

December 3, 2020: SF 8:00am, NYC 11:00am, BERLIN 5:00pm

Patrick Bolton, Columbia University
Carbon Premium around the World

December 17, 2020: SF 8:00am, NYC 11:00am, BERLIN 5:00pm

Marshall Burke, Stanford University
Climate, Wildfire, and Air Pollution

January 14, 2021: SF 8:00am, NYC 11:00am, BERLIN 5:00pm

Irene Monasterolo, Vienna University of Economics and Business
The Climate Spread of Corporate and Sovereign Bonds

January 28, 2021: SF 8:00am, NYC 11:00am, BERLIN 5:00pm

Past Seminars

James H. Stock, Harvard University
The Macroeconomic Impact of Europe’s Carbon Taxes

July 16, 2020

Simon Dietz, London School of Economics
Are Economists Getting Climate Dynamics Right and Does It Matter?

July 30, 2020

Laura Bakkensen, University of Arizona
Sorting Over Flood Risk and Implications for Policy Reform

August 13, 2020

Esteban A. Rossi-Hansberg, Princeton University
The Economic Geography of Global Warming

September 3, 2020

Rick Van der Ploeg, University of Oxford
Climate Policy and Asset Diversification

September 17, 2020

Lint Barrage, University of California at Santa Barbara
The Fiscal Costs of Climate Change in the United States

September 24, 2020

Per Krusell, Stockholm University
Suboptimal Climate Policy

October 8, 2020

Richard Tol, University of Sussex
The Economic Impact of Weather and Climate

October 22, 2020