> Arthur van Benthem, PhD Associate Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy; Faculty Co-Director, Wharton Climate CenterResearch Interests:Energy economics, environmental economics, public economics About Arthur Arthur's research specializes in environmental and energy economics. His recent work focuses on unintended consequences of environmental legislation and natural resource taxation. He received his PhD in Economics from Stanford University in 2012, a masters degree in Management Science & Engineering from Stanford, and his undergraduate degree from the University of Amsterdam. Before pursuing his doctoral studies at Stanford, he worked in various roles at Royal Dutch Shell, most recently in corporate strategy as an energy economist in the Long-Term Energy Scenarios Team. During his undergraduate studies, Arthur enjoyed working as an evening stock trader at IMC Trading in Amsterdam. Read full faculty bio on Wharton websiteExecutive Education Programs TaughtWharton ESG Executive Certificate for Financial ProfessionalsGain a powerful, actionable toolkit for investment professionals to implement, measure, model, and optimize ESG asset integration in your portfolios for sustained value generation. This advanced certificate is designed to quickly catapult financial leaders to the forefront of ongoing ESG investment decision making, empowering them to act as informed, prepared catalysts for change. Wharton ESG Executive Certificate for StrategistsAcademic DirectorRise above the rhetoric and lofty promises to affect real change. Learn how to formulate, advocate for, and implement strategies that address ESG factors and apply the relevant research and tools to lead ESG strategy integration for your firm. This advanced certificate is designed to quickly catapult professionals to the forefront of ongoing ESG decision making, empowering them to act as informed, prepared catalysts for change.