This email went out on the university listserv today (we're very excited):
Date: Monday, March 3, 2014
Time: 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Location: Raley Hall -- Room 1020
Admission: Free, open to the public
Yoram Bauman is an environmental economist and a carbon tax Fellow at Sightline Institute. He performs regularly at colleges and corporate events, sharing the stage with everyone from Robin Williams to Paul Krugman. He has appeared in TIME Magazine and on PBS and NPR, and is the co-author of the forthcoming Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change and the two-volume Cartoon Introduction to Economics, which is now available in Chinese, German, Italian, etc. Speaking of foreign languages, he is also the organizer of the humor session at the annual meeting of the American Economic Association. He has a PhD in economics from the University of Washington and works in Washington State and elsewhere on climate change economics and policy, especially carbon pricing.
This show is sponsored by the Economics Club, Department of Economics, Center for Economic Research and Policy Analysis, Walker College of Business, Research Institute for Environment, Energy and Economics and Sustain Appalachian. Please contact John Whitehead ([email protected]) for more information.