GDAE to honor James Boyce & Joan Martinez-Alier with Leontief Prize
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Annual Leontief Prize Ceremony

Economics, Equity, and the Environment

Tuesday, March 28 at 4:00 
Coolidge Room, Ballou Hall, Tufts University

Join GDAE for the 2017 Leontief Prize ceremony and lectures by James Boyce and Joan Martinez-Alier on the theme "Economics, Equity, and the Environment." The award recognizes these researchers for their ground-breaking theoretical and applied work that has effectively integrated ecological, developmental, and justice-oriented approaches into the field of economics.

A light dinner reception at 5:30 will follow the ceremony. If you are able to attend, please RSVP.
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2017 Leontief Prize Winners

Dr. James K. Boyce is a professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and director of the program on Development, Peacebuilding and the Environment at the Political Economy Research Institute. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Oxford University. Dr. Boyce's current work focuses on strategies for combining poverty reduction with environmental protection, and on the relationships between inequality and environmental degradation. Since 2011 he has served as the president of Econ4: Economics for People, the Planet and the Future.

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Dr. Joan Martinez-Alier is emeritus professor at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), where he received his Ph.D. in 1976. During his career, he has held positions at at Oxford University, Stanford University, University of California-Davis, FLACSO, and Yale University. Most recently he has served as co-director of EJAtlas and currently directs the EnvJustice Project at ICTA-UAB on ecological distribution conflicts and the global movement for environmental justice. He played a crucial role in the development of ecological economics, serving as a founding member and past president of the International Society for Ecological Economics.
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About the Leontief Prize

The Leontief Prize recognizes economists whose work combines theoretical and empirical research to promote a more comprehensive understanding of social and environmental processes. Read more about the Leontief Prize and past winners