Matthew E. Kahn
Matthew E. Kahn is the Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Economics and Business at Johns Hopkins University and the Director of JHU's 21st Century Cities Initiative . He is also the Provost Professor of Economics at USC where he is on leave until July 2021. He is a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a research fellow at IZA. He has taught at Columbia, the Fletcher School at Tufts University, UCLA and USC. He has served as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Harvard and as a Visiting Associate Professor at Stanford and as the Low Tuck Kwong Distinguished Visiting Professor at the National University of Singapore. He is a graduate of Hamilton College and the London School of Economics. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago. He is the author of Green Cities: Urban Growth and the Environment (Brookings Institution Press 2006) and the co-author (joint with Dora L. Costa) of Heroes and Cowards: The Social Face of War (Princeton University Press 2009). He is also the author of Climatopolis (Basic Books 2010) and Blue Skies over Beijing: Economic Growth and the Environment in China (joint with Siqi Zheng published by Princeton Press in 2016). He has also published three other Amazon Kindle books on urban economics and microeconomics. In early 2021, Yale University Press will publish his book titled Adapting to Climate Change. In early 2021, Johns Hopkins Press will publish his new book Unlocking the Potential of Post Industrial Cities (joint with Mac McComas). His research focuses on urban and environmental economics. He is married to Dora L. Costa.
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3. Climatopolis published in September 2010 by Basic Books. Here is the Book's overview.
Watch my UCSB Climatopolis Talk that 98,000 people have viewed here.
The Economist Magazine reviewed this book in its September 3rd 2010 issue .
4. Here is my Book titled Fundamentals of Environmental and Urban Economics. When I teach undergraduate environmental economics, I use this as my textbook. For those who do not own a Kindle Reader, you can use this free app to read the book on your PC. Professors who are considering adopting this book should email me to receive a free .pdf. Here are my power point slides for the course. Here are a set of questions that can be used for exams or as homework.