Association Webinars: It's a Fracking New World



In this webinar we discuss important trends in fracking over the past 15-20 years: how and who disseminates knowledge about frack jobs, what we know about similarity of fracs across firms and geography, what we know about changes in frac services, and implications - particularly for the developing world.


Charles F. Mason, Department of Economics at the University of Wyoming; Additional affiliations: CESifo and Resource for the Future
Charles Mason is the H. A. "Dave" True, Jr. Chair in Petroleum and Natural Gas Economics in the Department of Economics and Associate Dean in the College of Business at the University of Wyoming. His research is mainly focused on energy / resource economics. He has served in a variety of editorial roles over the past few decades, including: editor of the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management; associate editor of the European Economic Review; co-editor of Economic Inquiry; joint editor-in-chief of Strategic Behavior and the Environment. He is a faculty fellow at Resources for the Future. He was a visiting academic at Cambridge, Oxford and the London School of Economics in the UK; the Venice International University in Italy; and the Toulouse School of Economics in France. He testified in the case brought by the US Department of Justice against BP related to the Deepwater Horizon oi l spill.


Timothy Fitzgerald, Rawls College of Business, Texas Tech University
Timothy Fitzgerald is an economist appointed as an Associate Professor in the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University, where he conducts research on natural resource and environmental economics, with a focus on energy issues. In 2017-2018 he served as a Senior Economist and as Chief International Economist at the Council of Economic Advisers in the White House.

Event Date: March 15, 2021

Event Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 Noon Eastern Time

Topic: It's a Fracking New World

Speakers: Charles F. Mason and Timothy Fitzgerald

Price: FREE for members

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