How free markets and urban growth facilitate climate change adaptation.
Matthew E. Kahn is a Professor of Economics at the University of Southern California and a Research Associate of the NBER. He is a Julian Simon Fellow at PERC. Siqi Zheng is a professor and the director of Hang Lung Center for Real Estate at Tsinghua University. She is also the deputy head of the Department of Construction Management at Tsinghua University. They are the authors of the new book “Blue Skies over Beijing: Economic Growth and the Environment in China” (Princeton University Press, 2016).