Douglas Gollin gives keynote at 20th annual BIOECON conference

12 October, 2018

Professor Douglas Gollin gave a keynote address at the 20th annual BIOECON conference on the economics of biodiversity conservation last month.

His address explored ‘Conserving Genetic Resources for Agriculture: Economic Implications of Emerging Science’. The presentation examined the history of genetic resource conservation and set out some of the main current research questions.

The conference was hosted by Professor Andreas Kontoleon of Cambridge University and Professor Ben Groom of the LSE in collaboration with the Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambio Climatici (CMCC). It took place at King's College Cambridge on 12-14 September 2018.

View the slides from his BIOECON presentation.

Professor Gollin also gave a ‘mini keynote’ at the World Bank’s 5th Urbanization and Poverty Reduction Research Conference. The keynote examined ‘Rural-Urban Linkages and Frictions’.

The conference took place in Washington on 7 September 2018.

View the slides from his World Bank presentation.