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Using Field Experiments to Make the World a Better Place

Georgescu-Roegen Lecture
 
Using Field Experiments to Make the World a Better Place
 
 
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
4:30pm in Gailor auditorium
 
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Kenneth C. Griffin Distinguished Service Professor of Economics, University of Chicago
 
 
John List received his PhD from the University of Wyoming and is currently the Kenneth C. Griffin Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago after positions at the University of Central Florida, the University of Arizona and the University of Maryland. John has been at the forefront of environmental economics and has served as senior economist on the President's Council of Economic Advisors for Environmental and Resource Economics. He is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, a Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), and a University Fellow at Tilburg University in the Netherlands. However, John is best known as one of the world's leading experts on experimental economics. His work has provided important insights into many areas including pricing behavior, discrimination in the marketplace, the valuation of non-marketed goods and services, public good provisioning, behavioral anomalies, charitable giving, the impact of environmental regulations, and the role of the market in the development of rationality.
 
 
Reception to follow
 
All are welcome to attend!