Wolfram Schlenker

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Wolfram Schlenker

  • Visiting Scholar
School of International and Public Affairs Department of Economics 420 West 118th St New York, NY, 10027


Wolfram Schlenker was a former Cargill Visiting Fellow at FSE. His research interests include the economics of climate change, water rights, and their impact on agricultural output, as well as models of exhaustible resources with endogenous discoveries.

Schlenker is currently Professor ineconomics at Columbia University.  He holds a PhD in agricultural and resource economics from the University of California, Berkeley (2003) and a Master of engineering and management sciences from the University of Karlsruhe, Germany (2000), as well as a Master of environmental management from Duke University (1998).

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Warmer temperatures pose major risks to food production in sub-Saharan Africa

Changes in temperature due to climate change over the next few decades will put considerable pressure on crop production in already vulnerable areas of sub-Saharan Africa, states a new study from Stanford University's Program on Food Security and the Environment published this week in Environmental Research Letters.