The Economics of Biodiversity

A free public lecture by Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta, one of the leading authorities on the impact of economic and population growth on the environment.

The Economics of Biodiversity

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Event type: Public Lectures

18 February 2020 from 6.00 pm - 7.00 pm 18 Feb 2020 6:00 pm 18 Feb 2020 7:00 pm

Rutherford House LT 1 (RH LT 1), Pipitea Campus, Bunny Street, Wellington

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta will share his research and insights on The Economics of Biodiversity in a special public lecture during his February visit to Wellington as the 2020 Professorial Fellow in Monetary and Financial Economics at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington and Te Pūtea Matua—Reserve Bank of New Zealand.

RSVP by Tuesday 11 February to with 'RBNZ Lecture' in the subject line or call 04 463 5713.

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta is the Frank Ramsey Emeritus Professor of Economics at the University of Cambridge and Chair of the Management Board of its Centre for the Study of Existential Risk. Last year, the United Kingdom Chancellor of the Exchequer appointed Professor Dasgupta to lead an independent global review on the Economics of Biodiversity which aims to assess the economic benefits of biodiversity globally, assess the economic costs and risks of biodiversity loss, and identify actions that can enhance biodiversity and deliver economic prosperity.