3 lessons for financing forest conservation
The challenges and opportunities of forest conservation finance offer lessons for harnessing private investment capital for conservation more generally.
Degree in Physics and History of Tech., Yale College; PhD, Economics Dept, Harvard. Formerly: exp. in tech. innovation and public policy, Brookings Institution; public-private task force in Chicago, US gov. Currently, Jacob H. Schiff Prof. of Investment Banking, Harvard Business School. Research on structure and role of venture capital and private equity orgs; examines tech. innovation & how firms respond to changing public policies; co-directs Nat'l Bureau of Economic Research's Productivity, Research, & Innovation Program and serves as co-editor of its publication, Innovation Policy and the Economy; teaches course on entrepreneurship in Owners Presidents Managers Program; course on private equity. Founder, Private Capital Research Institute.