EPIC Seminar Series: The Economics of Climate Change Adaptation

4:30–7:30 pm
UChicago Center in Delhi


This half-day workshop brings together work by EPIC researchers in Chicago and Delhi on the costs of climate change. These include costs of extreme events as well as incremental increases in temperature on industrial productivity. The workshop was capped by a panel discussion with researchers from other leading think tanks on costs of climate change adaptation in India.


2:00pm - 3:30 pm: How do environmental catastrophes affect economic growth?
Speaker: Dr. Amir Jina, Post-doctoral scholar, EPIC

3:30pm - 3:45 pm: Tea Break

3:45pm - 5:15 pm: How do high temperatures affect labour productivity?
Speaker: Dr. Anant Sudarshan, India Director, EPIC

5:15pm - 5:30 pm: Tea Break

5:30pm - 7:30 pm: Panel discussion on costs of climate change adaptation in India

Ravi Shankar Prasad, JS Climate Change (TBC)

(three of the following)
Dr. Anil Markandya, TERI University (TBC)
Srinivas Krishnaswamy/ Raman Mehta, Vasudha Foundation (TBC)
Dr. Vaibhav Chaturvedi, CEEW (TBC)

Moderator: Dr. Santosh Harish, Associate Director- Research, EPIC-India