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Date and Location

December 5, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM ET
R-414ab David T. Ellwood Democracy Lab


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A novel price cap on Russian-origin crude oil, implemented by the G7 countries, is set to take effect on December 5.
Join us for an Energy Policy Seminar featuring Catherine Wolfram, Visiting Professor at Harvard Kennedy School, and Ben Harris, Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy at the U.S. Department of Treasury. Wolfram will begin the seminar by overviewing the price cap policy. Then, Harris will discuss the policy in a fireside chat with HKS Professor Joe Aldy. Q&A to follow. Buffet-style lunch will be served.
Registration: In-person attendance is limited to current Harvard ID holders. No RSVP is required. Room capacity is limited and seating will be on a first come, first served basis.
Members of the public are welcome to attend virtually via Zoom. Virtual attendees should register here; upon registering, attendees will receive a confirmation email with a Zoom link. 
Recording: The seminar will be recorded and available to watch on this page (typically one week later). Those who register for this event will automatically receive a link to the recording as soon as it becomes available.
Accessibility: Persons with disabilities who wish to request accommodations or who have questions about access, please contact Liz Hanlon ( in advance of the session.

Speakers and Presenters

​Catherine Wolfram, Visiting Professor, Harvard Kennedy School; Ben Harris, Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy, U.S. Department of Treasury



Additional Organizers

​Harvard University Center for the Environment