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Lightning Talks: Transport | Infra4Dev 2020

Infra4Dev took place virtually on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, as part of CEGA’s 2020 Evidence to Action (E2A) Series, “Climate Change and the Global South”. The conference featured opening remarks by Makhtar Diop, World Bank Vice President for Infrastructure, and Ted Miguel, CEGA Faculty Director at UC Berkeley, as well as plenaries with high-level experts, researchers and policymakers. Michael Grubb, Professor of Energy and Climate Change at University College London, and Catherine Wolfram, Professor of Business Administration at UC Berkeley, delivered the keynote addresses.

Lightning Talks: Transport (Parallel Talks 2) 

  • Fan Zhang, Senior Economist, Office of the Chief Economist for Infrastructure, World Bank, Effectiveness of Electric Vehicle Incentives in China
  • Kilian Heilmann, Research Economist and Data Scientist, Lyft, Overcoming Deadhead in the Trucking Industry Using Efficient Load Matching
  • Andres Gomez-Lobo, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Chile and former Minister of Transport and Telecommunications in Chile, Transit reforms and Ride-hailing
  • Teevrat Garg, Assistant Professor of Economics, School of Global Policy & Strategy, UC San Diego, Ecological Footprint of Transportation Infrastructure
  • Joshua Linn, Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Maryland and Senior Fellow, Resources for the Future (RFF), Lessons from Vehicle Taxation and Restrictions
  • Joanna Moody, Research Program Manager, Mobility Systems Center, MIT Energy Initiative, Reinventing the Car: Technology vs. culture

Moderated by Cecilia Briceno-Garmendia, Lead Economist, World Bank

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