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Derek Lemoine

Derek Lemoine

Derek Lemoine joined the University of Arizona's Eller College of Management in 2011 after earning his PhD in Energy and Resources from the University of California, Berkeley. In addition to teaching at Eller, he is also a research associate for the National Bureau of Economic Research and an associate fellow for the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) in the Climate Change Research and Policy Network. His areas of expertise include environmental and energy economics, climate change, technological change and decision-making under uncertainty and over time. Lemoine's current research combines economic theory and computational methods to better understand the dynamics of optimal environmental policy and of energy systems.

COMMENTARY

4 ways extreme heat hurts the economy

By: - August 2, 2021

Summer 2021 will likely be one of the hottest on record as dozens of cities in the West experience all-time high temperatures. The extreme heat being felt throughout many parts of the U.S. is causing hundreds of deaths, sparking wildfires and worsening drought conditions in over a dozen states. How does all this broiling heat […]