Kahn, Matthew



Matthew E. Kahn is a Professor at the UCLA Institute of the Environment, the Department of Economics, the Department of Public Policy, and the Anderson School of Business.  He is a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.  Before joining the UCLA faculty, Kahn taught at Columbia and the Fletcher School at Tufts, and also served as a Visiting Professor at Harvard and Stanford.  He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago.  Kahn is the author of Green Cities: Urban Growth and the Environment (Brookings Institution, 2006), co-author of Heroes and Cowards: The Social Face of War (Princeton 2009), and Climatopolis, featured in his Rorotoko interview.

On Rorotoko:

On his book Climatopolis: How Our Cities Will Thrive in the Hotter Future
(Our Cover Feature of May 24, 2011)

Will poor nations suffer greatly from climate change?
(Our Cover Feature of November 17, 2011)