Thursday, April 10, 2008

Trade and the Environment

David Batker of Earth Economics, will discuss his ideas about how to create a theory of trade that takes into account environmental costs on Wednesday April 16 at noon in the WSC Murray Boardroom.

David Batker is the Founder and Executive Director of Earth Economics. He completed his graduate training in economics under Herman Daly, one of the world's foremost ecological economists. Dave has taught in the Training Department of the World Bank, and has worked for Greenpeace International, specializing in trade and international finance. He also worked for two years with the Rural Reconstruction Movement, a Philippine non-profit group dedicated to ecologically sound community-based development.

This program is part of the IPE Brown Bag Lunch series of lectures and discussions scheduled each Wednesday at Noon in the WSC Murray Boardroom.

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