Professor Karplus will take part in our ongoing series hosted by the Harvard Project on Climate Agreements: “Conversations on Climate Change and Energy Policy: A Virtual Forum from the Harvard Project on Climate Agreements.” Details:
Thursday, July 22, 2021
9:00 – 10:00 am (U.S. Eastern Daylight Time)
Valerie J. Karplus is an Associate Professor in the department of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University. Previously, Karplus served as an Assistant Professor of Global Economics and Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Karplus studies resource and environmental management in firms operating in diverse national and industry contexts, with a focus on the role of institutions and management practices in explaining performance. Karplus is an expert on China’s energy system, including technology and business model innovation, energy system governance, and the management of air pollution and climate change. She works with a collaborative team of researchers to study the micro and macro determinants of clean energy transitions in emerging markets, with a focus on China and India. She teaches Entrepreneurship without Borders, New Models for Global Business, and is currently developing a new course, together with Professor Chris Warshaw in Political Science, on Global Energy Markets and Policy.