Focus areas: Environmental & natural resource economics, agricultural economics, health economics
Wolfram Schlenker studies the effect of weather and climate on agricultural yields and migration, how climate trends and the US biofuel mandate influences agricultural commodity prices, and how pollution impacts both agricultural yields and human morbidity. He is the Vice Dean of the School of International and Public Affairs. He co-directs the Center on Environmental Economics and Policy (CEEP) with Professor Douglas Almond. He is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He currently serves on the Board of Reviewing Editors at Science.
He holds a PhD in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of California, Berkeley (2003) and a Master of Engineering and Management Sciences from the University of Karlsruhe, Germany (2000), as well as a Master of Environmental Management from Duke University (1998).
For more information, please visit Professor Schlenker’s personal website.