EAF Offers New Practicum For Autumn And Winter Quarters

EAF coordinator, Sabina Shaik will be teaching a two-quarter practicum in the upcoming academic year during the Autumn and Winter quarters. The course is intended for Environmental Studies and Public Policy majors and minors and will acquaint students with real-world policy-making questions as well as satisfy the policy studies practicum requirement.

See the description below for more details about the course listing and for examples of EAF’s past work as part of the Green Restaurant Research Team.


EAF Intern Anissa Khan blogs about “Property Rights, Markets and Freedom”

Property Rights, Markets and Freedom, by Anissa Khan


The annual “Property Rights, Markets, and Freedom” student colloquium is hosted by the Property and Environment Research Center (PERC) located in Bozeman, Montana. This colloquium allows a diverse set of 25 students to explore and discuss a variety of topics related to free market environmentalism. Anissa Khan is an economics student at Miami University. She is a summer EAF intern working for Dr. Sabina Shaikh on projects related to stormwater management and the Mekong River. She attended the PERC conference to get a broader perspective on how to deal with environmental issues using the free market. (more…)

EAF welcomes Anissa Khan

EAF is pleased to welcome Anissa Khan for the summer to study ecosystem services related to water management.

Anissa Khan is an undergraduate economics student at Miami University. She is originally from Kansas, the state with half of a city, but loves to travel the world. Her favorite place is Iceland. Along with traveling, she loves photography. As an aspiring economist, she is excited about her opportunity to work alongside Dr. Sabina Shaikh for the summer. She hopes to make it back to UChicago as a future graduate student.



EAF Contributes Food and Sustainability Research to New Intiatives

EAF and PGE students recently contributed research to two new initiatives!

Our Green Restaurant Team research was used to develop the new Green Seal GS55 Certification for Sustainable Restaurants and Food Services

Our research with UChicago’s Office of Sustainability was used in the Chicagoland Network for Sustainability in Higher Education Local and Sustainable Food Report

GEG Presents: Moving Forward, An Environmental Economics Research Seminar 2014

Join The Green Economics Group in their year end Research Seminar. From biofuels to water systems management to service industry best practices, Green Economics Group members and partners are on the cutting-edge of environmental innovation. Join us as we present our findings and analysis of business solutions that tackle issues within the University and throughout the world economy. GEG and its organization and student partners explore the multidisciplinary intersections of environmental economics–an area increasingly invoked to form the foundation of key public policies today.

Free to all students and to the public. Free, full dinner will be provided (there will be Halal options).


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