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DC Area Climate & Energy Research Workshop 2017

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Duquès Hall, Room 650

2201 G Street Northwest

Washington, DC 20052

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Please join us for the fourth annual research workshop for DC area faculty members focusing on energy and climate change issues. The workshop aims to promote collaboration among local scholars and provide an opportunity for feedback on current research projects and work-in-progress. Papers will be circulated to registered participants in advance in order to facilitate an active and informed discussion. Presentations will be brief: authors have 20 minutes to provide a summary of their papers, discussants have 15 minutes to comment, and 25 minutes will be reserved for open discussion.

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9.00am-9.30am: Workshop check-in

9:30am-10:00am: Opening remarks and welcome:John Forrer (George Washington Univ.) and Sanjay Patnaik (GWU)

10:00am-11:00am: Paper session 1: “No taxation, no representation? Oil-to-cash transfers and the dynamics of government responsiveness” (Paasha Mahdavi, Georgetown Univ.)
Discussant: Alexander Ovodenko (US Dept. of Energy.)

11:00am-11:15am: Coffee break

11:15pm-12:15pm: Paper session 2: “Corporate Strategy in the Age of Climate Change” (Kira Fabrizio, Boston Univ. and Sanjay Patnaik, GWU)
Discussant: Robin Dillon-Merrill, Georgetown University

12:15pm-1:30pm: Lunch

1:30pm-2:00pm: Remarks from the Dean of the GW School of Business: Prof. Linda Livingstone

2:00pm-3:00pm: Paper session 3: “Climate change and internal migration in Brazil: the role of geography and road infrastructure” (Claire Brunel, American Univ. and Maggie Lu, Georgetown Univ.)
Discussant: Jonas Nahm, John Hopkins University

3:00pm-3:15pm: Coffee break

3:15pm-4:15pm: Paper session 4: “Trends and Prospects of Post-COP21 Energy Policies of Japan and South Korea” (Eunjung Lim, John Hopkins Univ.)
Discussant: Joanna Lewis, Georgetown University

4.15pm-4.30pm: Coffee break

4.30pm-5.30pm: Paper Session 5: “Polycentricity After Climate Policy Failure” (Dana R. Fisher, Univ. of Maryland and Philip Leifeld, Univ. of Glasgow)
Discussant: Jorge Rivera, GWU

5.30pm – 5.45pm: Conclusion and networking

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