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Center for Global Sustainability (CGS) at APPAM 2019

The 41st annual meeting of APPAM's Fall Research Conference is a "multi-disciplinary research conference attracting the highest quality research on a wide variety of important current and emerging policy and management issues." This year's theme, Rising to the Challenge: Engaging Diverse Perspectives on the Issues and Evidence, encourages discussion across disciplinaries, methodologies, and ideologies, as the world looks to sound research from a wide diversity of perspectives to improve and inform policy. 

The conference takes place across 300+ educational programs in a variety of formats, including panels, roundtables, poster presentations, super sessions and special events. CGS research, faculty, and PhD students are participating in many different ways throughout the mutli-day event. 

CGS Director Nate Hultman will be awarded the inaugural World Citizen Prize in Environmental Performance for his role as lead author on the report, Fulfilling America's Pledge: How States, Cities and Businesses are Leading the United States to a Low-Carbon Future

Thursday, November 7

Panel Paper: Drivers of Household Appliance Adoption and Use: Evidence from Rural India - Jennifer Richmond, PhD candidate

Panel Paper: Co-Damages from Air Pollution: Interactions Among Externalities, Human Behaviors, and Technologies - Lucy Qiu, Assistant Professor, SPP & Lead for Energy Economics, CGS; Jing Liang, MPP candidate 

Panel Paper: The Energy Efficiency Pecking Order: Classifying U.S. Household Data on Electricity Consumption, Appliance Ownership, and Usage Strategy Lucy Qiu, Assistant Professor, SPP & Lead for Energy Economics, CGS; Arijit Sen, PhD candidate

Panel: Policy for Clean Energy Technology Innovation and DiffusionLucy Qiu, Assistant Professor, SPP & Lead for Energy Economics, CGS

Panel Paper: Market Responses to Formalization Processes: Incentivizing the Demand for Formal Domestic Workers in Argentina - Cynthia G. Boruchowicz, PhD candidate

Friday, November 8

Presidential Address & Awards: CGS Director Nate Hultman receives the World Citizen Prize in Environmental Performance

Saturday, November 9

Panel Paper: Heat Pumps' Impact on Housing Prices and Implications for Policy Instruments to Facilitate Electrification and Deep Decarbonization - Lucy Qiu, Assistant Professor, SPP & Lead for Energy Economics, CGS; Anand Patwardhan, Professor, SPP & Research Director, Global Commission on Adaptation; Xingchi Shen, PhD candidate

Panel Paper: Can Solar Industry Steer Employment Generation in India - Anjali Sharma, PhD candidate 

Panel Paper: Climate Change, Demographic Pressures and Global Sustainability - Alok Bhargava, Professor, SPP 

Panel: New Challenges for Electricity Policy Lucy Qiu, Assistant Professor, SPP & Lead for Energy Economics, CGS


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