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The environmental burden of the international job market for economists

Prati, Alberto, Chanel, Olivier and Raux, Morgan (2022) The environmental burden of the international job market for economists. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (24 Jan 2022). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Each year, the ‘international job market for economists’ involves over 1,000 junior candidates and several hundred recruiters from all over the world meeting for short pre-screening interviews at annual congresses in Europe and in the US, thus generating a momentous and avoidable global hypermobility. Alberto Prati, Olivier Chanel and Morgan Raux argue it is time to reassess this unsustainable recruitment system and estimates the carbon footprint of alternative systems.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/
Additional Information: © 2022 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2022 14:03
Last Modified: 22 Mar 2022 14:03
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/114165

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