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School of International and Public Affairs
Department of Economics
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New York, NY, 10027


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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 an assistant professor in economics 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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Climate Change and the Trillion-Dollar Disruption
In 2008, Columbia Researcher Wolfram Schlenker and North Carolina State researcher Michael J. Roberts examined the impact of rising temperatures on yields of corn, soybeans, and cotton. They found that yields drift upwards as temperatures rise until ...
January 5, 2012 in Forbes

Climate change disrupting food production: study
Working with Lobell on the analysis were Justin Costa-Roberts, a Stanford computer science graduate student, and Wolfram Schlenker, a Columbia agricultural economist.
May 6, 2011 in San Francisco Chronicle

Global Warming Reduces Expected Yields of Harvests in Some Countries, Study Says
The authors of the study — David Lobell and Justin Costa-Roberts of Stanford University, and Wolfram Schlenker of Columbia University — pointed out that temperature increases were expected to accelerate in coming decades, making it likely that the ...
May 5, 2011 in New York Times