This course provides a broad understanding of the economic approach to deciphering and resolving problems in the environment. By the end of this course, you should have a set of theoretical and practical economic skills for addressing environmental problems developed through a primary focus on energy use and production. Gain a toolbox of economic ideas and examples by application to the Scandinavian and broader European environment.
Ph.D. (Philosophy and Social Thought, University of Chicago, 2009). Formerly at Yale University's Whitney Humanities Center and the University of Copenhagen's Søren Kierkegaard Research Center, Possen now teaches philosophy in Copenhagen's Department of Media, Cognition, and Communication in addition to DIS. With DIS since 2014.