Sustainable Consumption: A Multi-Disciplinary Perspective
April 2, 2012
The Kellogg Center
Introduction by Dean Robert Lieberman. The lecture by Sir Partha Dasgupta will be followed by discussion with World Bank Presidential Nominee Jose Antonio Ocampo and Nobel-Prize winners Robert M. Solow and Joseph E. Stiglitz.
Sir Partha Dasgupta's research interests have covered welfare and development economics; the economics of technological change; population, environmental, and resource economics; the theory of games; and the economics of undernutrition. He is a past president of the Royal Economic Society (1998-2001) and the European Economic Association (1999). Dasgupta was named Knight Bachelor by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in 2002 for services to economics and was co-recipient (with Karl Goran Maler) of the 2002 Volvo Environment Prize.