Yoram Bauman

Yoram Bauman

Yoram Bauman, “the world’s first and only stand-up economist,” performs regularly at colleges and corporate events, sharing the stage with everyone from Robin Williams to Paul Krugman. He has appeared in TIME Magazine and on PBS and NPR, and is the co-author of the Carton Introduction to Climate Change and the two-volume Cartoon Introduction to Economics, which is now available in Chinese, German, Italian, etc. He is also the organizer of the humor session at the annual meeting of the American Economic Association.
Yoram lives in Seattle, where he founded Non-Profit Comedy, a series of benefit shows that has raised almost $100,000 for local non-profits. He has a BA in mathematics from Reed Colleague and a PhD in economics from the University of Washington. He is a fellow at Sightline Institute in Seattle, and in 2011 he spent five months in Beijing as a visiting scholar at the University of International Business and Economics. His website is www.standupeconomist.com.

Comedy, Economics, and Climate Change: Yoram Bauman at the University of Connecticut

Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 4:00pm EST
University of Connecticut
Konover Auditorium at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center
Storrs, CT 06269
United States

The Edwin Way Teale Lecture Series developed as a joint effort of a number of departments, out of discussions initiated in 1995 by faculty members and graduate students with common interests in the many facets of environmental issues. The Lecture...

The Edwin Way Teale Lecture Series developed as a joint effort of a number of departments, out of discussions initiated in 1995 by faculty members and graduate students with common interests in the many facets of environmental issues. The Lecture Series is designed to bring a variety of distinguished speakers to the University of Connecticut to speak on various aspects of nature and the environment. Yoram Bauman, author of Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change and climate tax activist, will give a talk entitled "Comedy, Economics, and Climate Change" on March 3, 2016.

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