2017 Summer Conference Highlights 

The 2017 AERE Summer Conference was held May 31 to June 2, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (In 2018, AERE co-hosted the 6th World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists, in Gothenburg, Sweden.) 

2017 Conference Organizing Committee
Karen Clay, Co-Chair, Carnegie Mellon University
Randall Walsh, Co-Chair, University of Pittsburgh
Edson Severnini, Carnegie Mellon University
Jeremy Weber, University of Pittsburgh

 2017 Conference Program >>

2017 Awards Ceremony Highlights >>


Summer 2017 Keynote Address

"New Evidence on the Dangers of Low Blood Lead Levels"

Professor Janet Currie
Henry Putnam Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University


2017 Pre-Conference Workshop
New Opportunities for Environmental Measurement

Wednesday, May 31, 2017


Daniel J. Phaneuf
University of Wisconsin -   
Catherine L. Kling
Iowa State University   
 Yusuke Kuwayama
Resources for the Future   

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 Sponsored Sessions 

The 2017 sponsored sessions featured papers on three themes: 

Emerging Data Opportunities in Environmental and Resource Economics
Shale Oil and Gas 
Sustainability, Renewables, and the Grid



AERE is grateful to the following funders for making this year's sponsored sessions possible:

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
U.S. Department of Commerce

Economic Research Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture

Microsoft Corporation