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Wilma Dykeman Legacy – Green Money: Natural Costs and Benefits Panel – Webinar

June 2 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

** Evan Couzo of the University of North Carolina at Asheville will present some guiding principles for an economic look at the environment. ** Anne Keller of RiverLink will present findings from the recent Economic Impact Study of the French Broad River. ** Kathy Newfont of the University of Kentucky will discuss "The Political Economy of Forests." Speakers Evan Couzo Associate Professor, STEM Education @UNC Asheville Evan Couzo joined UNC Asheville's Department of Education in 2015 and is Associate Professor of…

Wilma Dykeman Legacy – Green Money Forum: “Valuing the Environment” Panel

June 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Speakers Leah Mathews Professor and Chair of Economics @Uuniversity of North Carolina Asheville Dr. Leah Greden Mathews is an applied environmental economist. Her research focuses on estimating the value of those things you can't buy on grocery store shelves – like water quality, scenic quality and cultural heritage. Leah is a founding member of the Food for Thought cluster at UNC Asheville, a multidisciplinary faculty group teaching courses across campus. Food for Thought focuses on developing students as informed consumers of…

Wilma Dykeman Legacy – Green Money Forum: “Policy Choices” Panel

June 3 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Speakers Jackson Ewing Senior Fellow @Duke University's Nicholas Institute of Environmental Policy Solutions Jackson Ewing is a senior fellow at Duke University's Nicholas Institute of Environmental Policy Solutions as well as an adjunct associate professor at the Sanford School of Public Policy. He works closely with the Duke Kunshan University Environmental Research Center and International Masters of Environmental Policy programs to build policy research collaboration across Duke platforms in the United States and China. Jackson holds a PhD in environmental security…

Wilma Dykeman Legacy – Green Money Forum: “Climate Change” Panel

June 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Speakers Kathleen Lawlor Professor of Social Relations and Assistant Professor of Economics @UNC Asheville Kathleen Lawlor is Professor of Social Relations and Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of North Carolina Asheville. She is an applied microeconomist specializing in development economics, environmental economics, and impact evaluation. Prior to academia, Dr. Lawlor worked on international environment and development policy with numerous organizations including the World Bank Group and Duke University. As a Peace Corps volunteer, she worked with farmers in Cameroon…

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