IESc Seminar Series: Experimental and behavioral economics should be up to the ecological challenges of today - Prof. Juan Camilo Cárdenas
Institute of Environmental Sciences Seminar Series
“Experimental and behavioral economics should be up to the ecological challenges of today”
By Prof. Juan Camilo Cárdenas
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia & University of Massachusetts Amherst
We cordially invite you to the online seminar “Experimental and behavioral economics should be up to the ecological challenges of today” by Prof. Juan Camilo Cárdenas, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia & University of Massachusetts Amherst.
When: 21 November, Monday, 17:00-18:00
Where: We will be sharing the Zoom link with the registrants a few days before the seminar via email. Please do not forget to register using the below link.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions.
Abstract: If humans have evolved -as proved by a vast wealth of multi disciplinary research- the capacity to cooperate and to take action in favor of the environment, why are we still seeing patterns of environmental degradation that threaten the very existence of humans on earth?
About Juan Camilo Cárdenas:
Juan Camilo Cárdenas is Professor at the Department of Economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and on leave from the Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia. He holds a PhD in Environmental and Resource Economics from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. ;
His research interests include the analysis and design of institutions that promote cooperation among individuals and the solution of social dilemmas in the most fair, efficient, equitable, democratic and sustainable manners possible. His research involves the use of tools from behavioral and experimental economics, field experiments and participatory tools.
His research has been published in various journals such as Science, Global Environmental Change, Ambio, Nature Comm, Nature Sust, PNAS, J. Development Economics, World Development, Ecological Economics, Land Economics, Agricultural Systems, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, J. of Economic Behavior and Organization, and Ecology and Society. He has been visiting fellow at the Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis (Indiana University) under the mentorship of Elinor Ostrom, and at the Universities of Massachusetts Amherst, Harvard, and the Santa Fe Institute.