jueves, 20 de septiembre de 2012

Environmental Regulation, the Economy, and Jobs


With the continuing economic and employment crisis facing the nation, the connection between environmental protection, layoffs, and unemployment has become a major topic of national conversation. This panel discussed how the emphasis on jobs has affected the discourse over the economic effects of environmental policy, and examined how analysts can best account for and communicate the relationship between employment and environmental regulation.

Panelists:

Dina Cappiello, National Environment/Energy Reporter, The Associated Press 
Laurie Johnson, Climate Center Chief Economist, Natural Resources Defense Council
Lewis T. Putnam, Partner, Head of Environmental and Natural Resources Practice Group, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
Carter Strickland, Commissioner, New York City Department of Environmental Protection

Moderator:
Richard Revesz, Dean, Lawrence King Professor of Law, NYU School of Law


lunes, 17 de septiembre de 2012

Law professors see challenges, but not crisis (video)

Harvard Law School
I. Glenn Cohen
"Three law professors addressed the questions brought up by these stories, in a panel titled “Are Law Schools in Crisis? The New York Times Editorial and its Discontents.” The panel was hosted at Harvard Law School. While all agreed that law schools indeed face challenges—including rising tuition costs, shrinking job markets and calls for more practice and less theory—none believed that a state of crisis exists."



viernes, 14 de septiembre de 2012

The Demands of Justice: Amartya Sen



Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen delivers the 18th Annual Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C. Lecture in Ethics and Public Policy at Notre Dame. Winner of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Economics, Sen is best known for his commitment to addressing the challenges faced by the world's poorest people