March 23: Duncan Foley & Lance Taylor to accept award
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at Tufts University
Annual Leontief Prize Ceremony

Macroeconomics in the Age of Climate Change

Duncan Foley and Lance Taylor
Monday, March 23, 2015 at 5:30
ASEAN Auditorium, Tufts University


Join GDAE for the 2015 Leontief Prize ceremony and lectures by Duncan Foley and Lance Taylor on the theme "Macroeconomics in the Age of Climate Change." The award recognizes these researchers for their key contributions to macroeconomic theory, development economics, and the analysis of financial instability and recent economic crises. Dr. Foley and Dr. Taylor will speak on the economic implications of climate change. A reception with hors d'oeuvres will follow the ceremony; if you are able to attend, please RSVP.
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2015 Leontief Prize Winners

Photograph of Duncan Foley
Dr. Duncan Foley is the Leo Model Professor of Economics at the New School for Social Research. An extraordinarily productive scholar, he has made key contributions to a wide range of fields, such as microeconomic theory, econometrics, political economy, and the economics of climate change. His recent research has analyzed critical contemporary issues such as financial instability, sustainable economic growth, and global warming from a political economy perspective.
Read more about Dr. Foley's work.
 
Photograph of Lance Taylor
Dr. Lance Taylor is Emeritus Professor of Economics at the New School for Social Research and the former Arnhold Professor of International Cooperation and Development. He has published extensively in the fields of macroeconomics and development economics, focusing on the interaction of growth, stability and income distribution. In his research and advisory activity, he has made major advances in the "structuralist" approach to macroeconomic policy, a main alternative to the Neoclassical tradition. Recently, Dr. Taylor has taken up the analysis of climate change from a macroeconomic perspective.
Read more about Dr. Taylor's work.

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
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