Associate Professor, Department of Economics at New York University
Hunt's environmental research interests include technological change in the energy industry, tradable allowance markets, and automotive fuel economy. In development economics, he focuses on poverty alleviation and the energy industry in Latin America. He came to Harvard from the consultancy Cambridge Energy Research Associates, where he advised energy companies on climate change, emissions markets, and renewable energy. He is a recipient of the Joseph Crump Fellowship. Hunt holds a B.S. and M.S. in engineering from Stanford University. His research at Stanford, in the Goldman Honors Program in Environmental Science, Technology, and Policy, focused on the economics of the California Zero Emission Vehicle Program. Hunt was a Postdoctoral Fellow with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Department of Economics during academic years 2009-10 and 2010-11.