Speaker: Dr. Raymond Lopez

THE BREN SCHOOL OF Environmental Science & Management
at the University of California, Santa Barbara


Dr. Ramon Lopez

College of Agricultural and Resource Economics

University of Maryland



Friday, Feb. 23, 2007

4:00-5:30 p.m.

Bren Hall Room 1424


"Structural Change and Sustainable Development

 in Open Economics"


Part of the Economics and Environmental Science (EES) seminar series

in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

Hosted by Bren Professor Matthew Kotchen


Current Research

· Role of the Public Sector in Economic Development

· Economic Growth and Environmental Sustainability

· Trade Policy and Economic Development

Ramón López is a professor of economics in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Maryland, College Park. He has been an invited scholar at several academic institutions, including the University of Bonn (Germany), the University of Gothenberg (Sweden), and the University of Chile, and is an international consultant with the World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, FAO, among other international institutions governments with whom he works. He is also chair of the Publication Review Board at the International Food Policy Research Institute in Washington, D.C. and has held editorial responsibilities at a variety of  recognized journals. Professor López is the author of several books and numerous journal articles on economic development, poverty, and the environment. In 2002 he was awarded the prestigious Alexander Von Humboldt Prize.


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