september, 2017

30sepAll Day01octHeartland Environmental and Resource Economics Workshop at Illinois

Event Details

The Heartland Environmental and Resource Economics Workshop will be held for the 9th year at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on September 30 – October 1, 2017 in the Alice Campbell Alumni Center at the University of Illinois. The theme for this year’s keynote and panel sessions is “Opportunities at the Intersection of Environmental and Urban Economics.” Topics for contributed paper sessions were chosen based on the submissions we received; the agenda can be viewed here. The day-and-a-half long workshop (mid-morning Saturday through mid-afternoon Sunday) will feature:

  • A luncheon with keynote speaker Chris Timmins (Duke University): “What Is Environmental Justice and Why Economists Should Care”
  • A luncheon with panel discussion by Spencer Banzhaf (Georgia State University), Nick Kuminoff (Arizona State University), and Siqi Zheng (MIT): “New Opportunities at the Intersection of Urban and Environmental Economics”
  • Multiple sessions of contributed 20-minute paper presentations
  • One set of 8-minute short research presentations
  • Research posters displayed during breakfast and breaks
  • Numerous breaks to share ideas and develop new collaborations



September 30 (Saturday) - October 1 (Sunday)


Mumford Hall Room 426