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Alliance Graduate Summer School 2018

Research Methods in Sustainable Development

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The Alliance network is pleased to announce its seventh annual Summer School for Research Methods in Sustainable Development. This weeklong program is geared toward graduate students in economics, environmental science, public policy, and related fields.

It will be dedicated to exploring and applying methods in remote sensing, network analysis, and machine learning with applications to urban planning, environmental policy, and energy. Each day, the Summer School will open with presentations by world-class researchers and policymakers; the afternoon will be dedicated to practical workshops focused on building skills in cutting-edge quantitative research tools.

This year the summer school will take place from 28 May to 1 June 2018 in Paris, France.

Apply here by April 1st, 2018!

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Previous years

For reference, previous years websites are available here. Speakers from past summer schools include Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University; Christian Gollier, Professor and Director of Toulouse School of Economics; Nuria Oliver, Director of Research in Data Science at Vodafone and Chief Data Scientist with Data-Pop Alliance; Eric Maskin, Nobel Laureate and Professor of Economics at Princeton; Thomas Roca, Economist and Data Strategist with Microsoft Europe (formerly at the French Development Agency); Scott Barrett, Lenfest-Earth Institute Professor of Natural Resource Economics at Columbia University; Tomas Steiner, Senior Mobile Solutions Consultant and solutions engineer at Google; Bob Watson, former IPCC Chair; Jean Jouzel, IPCC Group I Chair; and Laurence Tubiana, Special Representative for the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, amongst others.

 

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An event organized by the first-year students of the Sustainable Development PhD program.