Professor Hans Wiesmeth from Dresden University of Technology (TU Dresden) visit ISET last Thursday to present one of his recent papers “The Environmental Kuznets Curve”, co-authored with Shlomo Weber from New Economic School.
Professor Wiesmeth talked about climate change (especially global warming) in the world and environmental problems caused by carbon dioxide levels in the air, which is now at its highest levels in history. As GDP per capita is increasing in the country after some point level of carbon dioxide in that country decreases but generally in the world total amount is increasing year after year, as many countries are still on developing stage when alongside process of development, level of carbon dioxide in the air is increasing. Since our environment is a public good, he outlined the role of cooperation within countries while dealing these issues.

Title: Professor/Head of Center for Energy and Environmental Economics Research
Location: Tbilisi, GEORGIA
Annual Base Salary: USD60,000 (net). Bonuses will be provided for publications in internationally refereed journals and successful grant applications.
Description: International School of Economics at Tbilisi State University (ISET) and ISET Policy Institute seek to appoint one scholar to teach graduate-level courses and lead policy research programs in Energy and Environmental Economics. The ideal candidate will have a PhD in Economics from a reputable Western university and a strong record of teaching, research and policy consulting in relevant fields.

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