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IGERT Trainee Omar Asensio Chosen for International Ph.D. Academy


Pictured above is Omar Asensio (far left) at the oikos Young Scholars Entrepreneurship academy which took place June 12-17, 2011 at the Hotel Lihn in Filzbach, Switzerland. Omar Asensio is a doctoral student and IGERT fellow at UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability. He works in the areas of environmental economics, management and policy.

The Oikos summer academies serve as platforms for Ph.D. students to present and exchange research ideas in sustainable economics and management and get feedback from senior faculty. The topic of the academy was Cleantech, Entrepreneurship, Management and Policy. In total, 15 Ph.D. students were selected in a globally competitive process from 11 different countries.

Omar Asensio presented his working paper advised by Professor Magali Delmas on innovation lags and the stock market performance of green indices.