Michael Edesess

Michael Edesess

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Michael Edesess is an accomplished mathematician and economist specializing in various fields, including finance, energy, and sustainable development. He is also a prominent instructor who has taught university courses in carbon emissions trading, cryptocurrency, energy and environmental economics, international finance, mathematics, and probability and statistics. Edesess has been interviewed both on radio and TV and has written articles for leading publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Institutional Investor, and the Journal of Portfolio Management.



  • Edesess has chaired boards of nonprofit organizations devoted to the pursuit of energy, environmental, and developmental sustainability.
  • His love of the natural environment originated in his many hiking and winter mountaineering trips in the New Hampshire and Maine mountains while he was in high school and college.
  • He spent a few years in the financial industry after graduate school, learning economics as well as finance