Sunday, October 16, 2016

Oct 20 Can Economics Reduce Global Pollution Deaths?

The Global Burden of Disease study (Lancet 2015) estimates that 7.8 million people died in 2013 due to ambient and household air pollution, lack of access to safe water and sanitation and exposure to lead. Over 90% of these deaths occurred in low and middle income countries. Can economic analysis help reduce this burden in a cost effective way?

Thursday, October 20
6:00 pm Lecture
7:00 pm Reception

Memorial Hall
McNamara Alumni Center
200 SE Oak St
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Please register online to attend.

Featuring
Maureen Cropper, Chair and Distinguished University Professor, University of Maryland Department of Economics and Senior Fellow, Resources for the Future

Moderated by Kate Wolford, President, McKnight Foundation
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