Christopher Green

Chair, Economics Department, McGill University


Christopher Green is a Professor of Economics and the current Chair of the Department of Economics at McGill University. He received his PhD from the University of Wisconsin in 1966 and has been at McGill since 1969. Before turning his main research focus to the economics of climate change (particularly renewable energy and energy efficiency aspects), his main research and teaching field was Industrial Organization. Although IO is still his main teaching field, he has been teaching a course on the Economics of Climate Change since 1994. He also has been an active member of McGill's Centre for Climate and Global Change Research since its inception in 1990.