Williams College Professor Dr. Matthew Gibson to Discuss Economics of Climate Change at MCLA Green Living Seminar

February 16, 2023

Dr. Matthew Gibson, Associate Professor of Economics at Williams College, will give a talk titled “Economics of Climate Change” at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1 at the MCLA Feigenbaum Center for Science and Innovation, Room 121.  

This event is free and open to the public as part of MCLA’s Green Living Seminar series. 

About Dr. Matthew Gibson 
Dr. Matthew Gibson is an associate professor in the Department of Economics at Williams College and a research affiliate at the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA). He works in environmental and labor economics, particularly time use, wage determination, air pollution, and flood risk. Dr. Gibson received his Ph. D from the University of California, San Diego.  

MCLA’s annual Green Living Seminar Series continues through April 19, presenting a series of lectures on the theme of “Capitalism and the Environment.” Every semester, the Green Living Seminar Series centers around a different topic, timely and relevant to current sustainability issues. Seminars take place on Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. 

The 2023 series is a presentation of the MCLA Environmental Studies Department. Podcasts will be posted online following each presentation: http://www.mcla.edu/greenliving 

About MCLA
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