Michael Greenstone, a University of Chicago economist who co-directs the Climate Impact Lab with Hsiang
, says that previous mortality estimates had looked at seven wealthy cities, most in relatively cool climates.
points to studies done in the early 20th century on the optimum temperatures for factory workers and soldiers.
In Economic Risks of Climate Change, Hsiang
and his colleagues found that parts of the U.S.
Lead author Marshall Burke of Stanford and Hsiang
examined 50 years of economic data in 160 countries and even county-by-county data in the United States and found what Burke called "the goldilocks zone in global temperature at which humans are good at producing stuff" - an annual temperature of around 13 degrees Celsius or 55.4 degrees Fahrenheit, give or take a degree.
In an attempt to make economic forecasts more rigorous, Hsiang
and his colleagues, who include climate scientists and social scientists, have looked at how temperature has affected labor productivity and agriculture in different countries over the years.
Since its inception two decades ago, Tung Hsiang
has consistently focused on rubber-forming machines and hydraulic pressing machines.
Wang and Hsiang
, consecutive directors of NTU Press, said books published by universities play an important role in enabling liberal arts and social sciences scholars to strengthen academic credibility.
is also scheduled to take part in the Food System Dialogue session curated by David Nabarro, 2018 World Food Prize laureate, and joined a number of commentators at the Innovative Finance in Agriculture seminar.
KUWAIT, June 2 (KUNA) -- Bilateral trade between Taiwan and Kuwait hit USD 8.6 billion in 2014, overwhelmingly oil deals, head of the Taipei Commercial Representatives Office in Kuwait Timothy Hsiang
Honorable mentions included Matias Botero (Parsons), Wookjae Choi (Pratt), Matthew McCarthy (New York School of Interior Design), Michael Phillips (Parsons) and Chun Hsiang
(NYSE: STV) said that Hsiang
Ming Ho has resigned from the company's board of directors effective November 13, 2013.
"People are more likely to take up arms when the economy deteriorates," said study leader Solomon Hsiang
, who examines the policy consequences of climate change at UC Berkeley.