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Suzi Kerr

Senior Fellow

Suzi KerrSuzi is currently a Senior Fellow at Motu and an Adjunct Professor at Victoria University, and has recently returned from Stanford University where she was a Visiting Professor in 09/10. She graduated from Harvard University in 1995 with a PhD in Economics. From 1998 to 2009 she was Director and Senior Fellow at Motu. In 2010 she won the prestigious NZIER Economics Award. She has also worked at the University of Maryland at College Park, Resources for the Future (USA), Victoria University, the Joint Center for the Science and Policy of Global Change at MIT. 

Her current research work empirically and theoretically investigates domestic and international emissions trading issues with special emphasis on land use in both the tropics and New Zealand, domestic climate policy, and nutrient trading. She has run three policy dialogue processes, one in the lead up to the establishment of New Zealand’s emissions trading system, another on managing water quality in Lake Rotorua, and a recently completed process on agricultural greenhouse gas emissions.


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