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June 24-27: Seattle, WA - University of Washington

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Are you a college student concerned about the environment and not satisfied by the government’s solutions?  Do you think there might be a better way to save endangered animals and have less pollution?  Are you interested in learning about basic economic concepts and how they help explain controversial topics?  Check out “Going Green: Free Market Environmentalism,” June 24-27 at the University of Washington in Seattle!

 

Schedule:

June 24

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm: Opening Remarks
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm: The Cost of Loving What You Love (Mark Hendrickson)
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm: Dinner 
7:00 pm – 8:15 pm: Incentives Matter (Mark Hendrickson)
 
June 25
7:00 am – 8:30 am: Breakfast 
8:30 am – 9:45 am: An Alternative Approach (Roy Cordato) 
10:00 am – 11:15 am: Activity
11:30 am – 12:45 am: Why Aren’t the Buffalo Dead? (Mark Hendrickson)
12:45 pm – 2:00 pm: Lunch 
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm: Who Owns the Air? (Holly Fretwell)
3:30 pm – 4:45 pm: Tradeoffs: Why You Can’t Have Your Tree and Chop It Down (Mark Hendrickson)
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm: Dinner 
6:30 pm – 7:45 pm: Discussion Groups
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm: Social
 
June 26
7:00 am – 8:30 am: Breakfast 
8:30 am – 9:45 am: Permit Trading Game (Activity)
10:00 am – 11:15 am: Cap and Trade and Pollution Taxes: Market Based Central Planning (Roy Cordato)
11:30 am – 12:45 am: The Great Debate: Global Warming (Holly Fretwell) 
12:45 pm – 2:00 pm: Lunch 
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm: The Truth About Recycling (Holly Fretwell) 
3:30 pm – 4:45 pm: Sustainability, You're Doing it Wrong (Roy Cordato)
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm: Dinner 
6:30 pm – 7:45 pm: Discussion Groups & Professor Q&A
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm: Social
 
June 27
7:00 am – 8:30 am: Breakfast 
7:00 am – 11:30 am: Students Depart
 
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