Webinar – Heat or Hate: Global warming and farmer-herder conflicts – Pr. Dominic Rohner

15 Avr 2021 - 12:00 - 13:00

This webinar will be held in English.

In this talk, Professor Dominic Rohner will discuss how climate change affects the risk of armed fighting, and how resource competition between farmers and herders can play a key role.

Dominic Rohner (PhD, University of Cambridge) is a Professor and co-director of the economics department at HEC Lausanne, the Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Lausanne. He is also Associate Editor at the Economic Journal, the PI of a European Research Council grant, the leader of the CEPR Research and Policy Network on “Policies for Peace”, a member of the Swiss National Research Council, and co-leader of the E4S group on “Evidence-based environmental policies”. Prior to joining UNIL, he held positions at the universities of York and Zurich. His research focuses on political and development economics, has won several prizes and has been widely published in journals such as American Economic Review, Econometrica, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Political Economy, Review of Economic Studies, and PNAS.


  • 12h-12h30: intervention of Professor Dominic Rohner
  • 12h30-13h: Discussion and Q&A

Participation is free, registration is mandatory until April 15 at 11 am through this form. Participants will receive the link 30 minutes before the webinar to join the discussion.

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