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Kristin Forbes

Kristin Forbes

Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Professor of Management

Department: Professor of Global Economics and Management

Contact: (617) 253-8996, kjforbes@mit.edu

Expertise: Applied economics; Austerity; Contagion; Currency; Economic crisis; Economics; Emerging markets; Federal Reserve; Global economics; Inflation; Interest rates; International economics; International finance; Macroeconomics; Monetary policy; United Kingdom; United States

Renee Gosline

Renee Gosline

Zenon Zannetos (1955) Career Development Professor

Department: Assistant Professor of Marketing

Contact: (617) 452-4303, rgosline@mit.edu

Expertise: Advertising; Apps; Blogs; Brand management; Branding; Caribbean; Consumer behavior; Consumer marketing; Consumer packaged goods; Consumer psychology; Crowdfunding; Customer Relationship Management (CRM); Customer relationships; Electronic media; Elevator pitch; Facebook; Intellectual property; Leadership; Leadership; Luxury goods; Marketing; Medical decision making; Online education; Social media; Social networks; Startups / Start-ups; Strategy; Tumblr; Twitter; United States; YouTube

The future of energy in Latin America — Lee Ullmann

Approximately 34 million people in Latin America and the Caribbean don’t have electricity in their homes and 75% of the regional energy matrix relies on nonrenewable sources of energy, according to the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). However, increasing access to energy and increasing renewable energies and efficiency are critical for sustainable development. In recognition of this major need, the United Nations has made it a goal to make sustainable energy for everyone a reality by 2030 in its Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) global initiative. This is a significant challenge and one that MIT is well positioned to help address with its depth of knowledge across all areas of the energy sector. That’s why MIT’s Sloan School of Management chose to focus on this topic for its annual Latin America Conference. Partnering with the United Nations ECLAC, the MIT Sloan Latin America Office … Read More »The post The future of energy in Latin America — Lee Ullmann appeared first on MIT Sloan Experts.

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