Rod F. Ziemer Lecture

                                     Friday, April 19th
                                  Conner Hall Room 103

Our guest speaker this year is Jay Shimshack. Shimshack is a Professor of Public Policy and Economics at the
 University of Virginia's Frank Batten School.  Presenting:  Environmental Citizen Complaints -
Citizen complaints feature prominently in public oversight contexts. The nature and effects of complaints, 
however, are controversial and poorly understood.
Specific research interests include the law and economics of environmental enforcement; environmental disparities; 
the choice of environmental policy instruments; the economics of corporate social responsibility and ESG issues; 
and the benefits and costs of environmental and health policies. 

Jay Shimshack

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