In the Economica-Coase Lecture 2016, Professor Pindyck, one of the world’s leading micro-economists will discuss his recent work, which focuses on economic policies relating to rare disasters, such as low probability catastrophic outcomes from climate change or nuclear terrorism.
Robert Pindyck is the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi Professor in Finance and Economics at the Sloan School of Management, MIT. He
Ian Martin is a Professor of Finance at the LSE. He received his PhD in Economics from Harvard University. Before moving to LSE, he was an Associate Professor of Finance at Stanford GSB. His research interests include cross-country contagion in financial markets; the valuation of long-dated assets; catastrophes; derivative pricing; and forecasting in financial markets. Professor Martin is the Programme Director of the LSE's MSc in Finance and Economics, and is an editor of Economica.
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