Working Papers & Monographs

Aldy, Joseph E. "Eliminating Fossil Fuel Subsidies." The Hamilton Project, February 2013.

Pande, Rohini, Aparna Krishnan, Nicholas Ryan, and Anant Sudarshan. "Improving Human Health Through a Market-Friendly Emissions Scheme." Seminar Volume for International Seminar on Global Environment and Disaster Management: Law and Society (organized by Supreme Court of India, Ministry of Environment and Forest and Law Ministry).

Drake, David F., Vanessa Chocteau, Paul R. Kleindorfer, Renato Orsato, and Alain Roset. "Sustainable Fleet Operations: The Role of Partnerships and Intermediation in Electric Vehicle Adoption." Working Paper, 2011.

Pande, Rohini, Esther Duflo, Michael Greenstone and Nicholas Ryan. "Towards an Emissions Trading Scheme for Air Pollutants in India," Discussion Paper, Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of India, August 2010.

Frankel, Jeffrey.Addressing the Leakage/Competitiveness Issue In Climate Change Policy Proposals,” 2008 conference on Climate Change, Trade and Investment: Is a Collision Inevitable?. forthcoming, Brookings Institution Press, Washington, DC, 2009, edited by Lael Brainard.  WCFIA WP 4792, April 2009.

Frankel, Jeffrey. “Environmental Effects of International Trade,” A Report for the Swedish Globalisation Council, Government of Sweden;  presented Jan. 20, 2009, Stockholm. Proofs RWP 09-006, Harvard KS, January 2009.  

Henderson, Rebecca, C. Reavis, R. Locke, and C. Lyddy, (2009)  “Nike Considered: Getting Traction on Sustainability” MIT Sloan School of Management Case 08-077, January 21.

Henderson, Rebecca, and Paulina Ponce de Leon (2009). Environmental management at IBM (A): Making sustainability sustainable through passion and process. MIT Sloan School of Management Case 09-089, May 18.

Henderson, Rebecca and Paulina Ponce de Leon (2009).  Environmental management at IBM (B): Energy conservation and climate stewardship. MIT Sloan School of Management Case 09-091, June 1.

Kremer, Michael, Esther Duflo, and Jonathan Robinson. "Nudging Farmers to use Fertilizer: Theory and Experimental Evidence from Kenya." Working paper, June 2009.

Kremer, Michael, Jessica Leino, Edward Miguel, and Alix Peterson Zwane. "Spring Cleaning: Rural Water Impacts, Valuation and Property Rights Institutions." Working paper, August 2009.

Aldy, Joseph E. and Robert N. Stavins, (2008). "Designing the Post-Kyoto Climate Regime: Lessons from the Harvard Project on International Climate Agreements." An Interim Progress Report for the 14th Conference of the Parties, Framework Convention on Climate Change. December 2008.

Cooper, Richard N. "The Case for Charges on Greenhouse Gas Emissions." Discussion paper 10-08 for the Harvard Project on International Climate Agreements, October 2008.

Jaffe, Judson and Robert N. Stavins, (2008). "Linkage of Tradable Permit Sytems in International Climate Policy Architecture." Discussion paper 08-07 for the Harvard Project on International Climate Agreements, September 2008.

Arrow, Kenneth J., Baumol, William J., Bhagwati, Jagdish, Boskin, Michael J., Crandall, Robert W., Cropper, Maureen L., Greenstone, Michael, Hahn, Robert W., Harrison, David, Hubbard, R. Glenn, Kahn, Alfred E., Litan, Robert E., Macavoy, Paul W., Miller, James C., Nichols, Albert L., Niskanen, William A., Noll, Roger G., Oates, Wallace E., Passell, Peter, Peltzman, Sam, Portney, Paul R., Rosen, Harvey S., Russell, Milton, Schelling, Thomas C., Schmalensee, Richard, Schultze, Charles L., Smith, V. Kerry Kerry, Smith, Vernon L., Stavins, Robert N., Viscusi, W. Kip, White, Lawrence J. and Zeckhauser, Richard J., (2008) "Clean Water Act Brief" (July, 21 2008). Reg-Markets Center Brief No. 08-03 Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1165904

Chamon, Marcos and Michael Kremer. (2008) "Economic Transformation, Population Growth and World Income Distribution." September 2008.

Duflo, Esther, Pascualine Dupas, Michael Kremer. (2008) "Peer Effects and the Impact of Tracking: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Kenya." NBER Working Paper Series, Working Paper 14475, November 2008.

Frankel, Jeffrey A. (2008). "An Elaborated Proposal for Global Climate Policy Architecture: Specific Formulas and Emission Targets for All Countries in All Decades." Discussion paper 08-08, Harvard Project on International Climate Agreements, October 2008.

Frankel, Jeffrey A. (2008). "Global Environmental Policy and Global Trade Policy." Discussion paper 08-14, Harvard Project on International Climate Agreements, October 2008.

Frankel, Jeffrey A. (2008). "Options for Addressing the Leakage/Competitiveness Issue In Climate Change Policy Proposals." Written for panel on “Proposals to Deal with Leakages,” conference on Climate Change, Trade and Investment: Is a Collision Inevitable?, June 9, 2008, Brookings Institution, Washington D.C.

Jorgenson, Dale W. Richard J. Goettle, Peter J. Wilcoxen and Mun Sing Ho (2008) "The Economic Costs of a Market-based Climate Policy", White Paper, Pew Center on Global Climate Change April, 2008.

Kremer, Michael and Alaka Holla (2008) "Pricing and Access: Lessons from Randomized Evaluation in Education and Health." August, 2008.

Muehlegger, Erich and Kelly Sims Gallagher (2008). "Giving Green to Get Green? Incentives and Consumer Adoption of Hybrid Vehicle Technology" Working Paper, Kennedy School of Government Harvard University, January 2008.

Stavins, Robert N. (2008). "A Meaningful U.S. Cap-and-Trade System to Address Climate Change." Harvard Environmental Law Review, Forthcoming 2008.

Stavins, Robert N. and Sheila M. Olmstead (2008), "Comparing Price and Non-Price Approaches to Urban Water Conservation," Working Paper 2008.

Stavins, Robert N., Forest Reinhardt, and Richard Vietor (2008). "Corporate Social Responsibility Through an Economic Lens." Review of Environmetnal Economics and Policy, Forthcoming 2008.

Stavins, Robert N. and Judson Jaffe (2008). "Linking a U.S. Cap-and-Trade System for Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Opportunities, Implications, and Challenges." Washington, D.C.: AEI-Brookings Joint Center for Regulatory Studies, January 2008.

Toffel, Michael W., and Magali A. Delmas (2008). "Organizational Responses to Environmental Demands: Opening the Black Box." Harvard Business School Working Paper, January 2008.

Weitzman, Martin L. (2008) "On Modeling and Interpreting the Economics of Catastrophic Climate Change" REStat Final Version, July 2008.

Green, Jerry R., and Daniel A. Hojman (2007). "Choice, Rationality and Welfare Measurement." Harvard University Working Paper, October 2007.

Hogan, William W., Juan Rosellon, and Ingo Vogelsang (2007). "Toward a Combined Merchant-Regulatory Mechanism for Electricity Transmission Expansion."

Hogan, William W. Paul R. Gribik and Susan L. Pope (2007). "Market-Clearing Electricity Prices and Energy Uplift."

Jorgenson, Dale W. Richard J. Goettle, Peter J. Wilcoxen, Daniel T. Slesnick and Mun Sing Ho (2007) "IGEM, an Inter-temporal General Equilibrium Model of the U.S. Economy with Emphasis on Growth, Energy and the Environment", Prepared for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Atmospheric Programs Climate Change Division, July 2007.

Porter, Michael E., and Forest Reinhardt. (2007) "Grist: A Strategic Approach to Climate." Forethought. Harvard Business Review 85, no. 10 (October 2007): 22-26.

Stavins, Robert N., Judson Jaffe, and Todd Schatzki (2007). "Too Good to Be True? An Examination of Three Economic Assessments of California Climate Change Policy." Harvard University.

Stavins, Robert N. (2007). "A U.S. Cap-and-Trade System to Address Global Climate Change." Discussion Paper 2007-13, prepared for The Hamilton Project of The Brookings Institution, October 2007.

Stavins, Robert N., and Sheila M. Olmstead (2007). "Managing Water Demand--Price Vs. Non-Price Conservation Programs." Pioneer Institute White Paper No. 39 Boston, Massachusetts: Pioneer Institute for Public Policy Research, July 2007.

Stavins, Robert N., and Judson Jaffe (2007). "Linking Tradable Permit Systems for Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Opportunities, Implications, and Challenges." Prepared for the International Emissions Trading Association, Geneva, Switzerland. November, 2007.

Weitzman, Martin L. (2007). "Structural Uncertainty and the Value of Statistical Life in the Economics of Catastrophic Climate Change."

Cooper, Richard N. (2006). "Alternatives to Kyoto: the Case for a Carbon Tax," Harvard University.

Chatterji, Aaron K., David I. Levine, and Michael W. Toffel (2006). "Do Corporate Social Responsibility Ratings Predict Corporate Social Performance?" Harvard Business School Working Paper, No. 07-021.

Delmas, M., and Michael W. Toffel (2006). "Institutional pressure and environmental strategies." Harvard Business School Working Paper.

Glaeser, Edward L., and Bryce A. Ward (2006). "The Causes and Consequences of Land Use Regulation:
Evidence from Greater Boston." Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper Number 2124 October 2006.

Kremer, Michael, Jessica Leino, Edward Miguel, and Alix Peterson Zwane (2006). "Spring Cleaning: A Randomized Evaluation of Source Water Quality Improvement."

Muehlegger, Erich (2006). "Gasoline Price Spikes and Regional Gasoline Content Regulations:
A Structural Approach
." Working Paper, Kennedy School of Government Harvard University March 2006.

Short, Jodi L., and Michael W. Toffel (2006). "Coerced Confessions: Self-Policing in the Shadow of the Regulator." Harvard Business School Working Paper, No. 07-020.

Michael W. Toffel (2006). "Resolving information asymmetries in markets: The role of certified management programs." Harvard Business School Working Paper.

Zeckhauser, Richard, Alan Berger, and Carolyn Kousky (2006). "Obstacles to Clear Thinking About Natural Disasters: Five Lessons for Policy." Working Paper, Kennedy School of Government Harvard University.

Zeckhauser, Richard, Erzo F.P. Luttmer, and Carolyn Kousky (2006). "Permits to Elicit Information". Discussion Paper from Session: Disasters: Implications for Public Finance and Public Policy, Kennedy School of Government Harvard University.

Zeckhauser, Richard, Erzo F.P. Luttmer, and Carolyn Kousky (2006). "Private Investment and Government Protection." Working Paper, Kennedy School of Government Harvard University.

Zeckhauser, RichardNathaniel Keohane and Benjamin Van Roy (2006). "Managing the Quality of a Resource with Stock and Flow Controls." Working Paper.

Lubowski, Ruben N., Andrew J. Plantiga, and Robert N. Stavins (2005). "Land-Use Change and Carbon Sinks: Econometric Estimation of the Carbon Sequestration Supply Function." Working Paper.

Olmstead, Sheila M., W. Michael Hanemann, and Robert N. Stavins (2005). "Do Consumers React to the Shape of Supply? Water Demand Under Heterogeneous Price Structures." Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

Pitt, Mark M., Rosenzweig, Mark R. and Hassan, Md. Nazmul (2005). "Sharing the Burden of Disease: Gender, the Household Division of Labor and the Health Effects of Indoor Air Pollution." CID Working Paper No. 119.

Stavins, Robert N. (2005). "The Effects of Vintage-Differentiated Environmental Regulation." Related Publication 05-03. Washington, D.C.: AEI-Brookings Joint Center for Regulatory Studies, March 2005.

Stavins, Robert N. with Kenneth R. Richards (2005). "The Cost of U.S. Forest-Based Carbon Sequestration." Arlington, Virginia: Pew Center on Global Climate Change, January 2005.

Stavins, Robert N. (2005). "Vintage-Differentiated Environmental Regulation." November 2005, forthcoming in the Stanford Environmental Law Journal.

Zeckhauser, Richard and W. Kip Viscusi (2005). "The Perception and Valuation of the Risks of Climate Change: A Rational and Behavioral Blend. Working Paper.

Lin, C.-Y. Cynthia (2004). "Optimal World Oil Extraction: Calibrating and Simulating the Hotelling Model." SSRN Electronic Paper Collection.

Revesz, Richard L. and Robert N. Stavins (2004). "Environmental Law and Policy" Paper prepared for "The Handbook of Law and Economics," edited by A. Mitchell Polinsky and Steven Shavell, Amsterdam: North-Holland/Elsevier Science.

Stavins, Robert N. (2004). "Introduction to the Political Economy of Environmental Regulation," Paper prepared as Chapter 1 (Introduction) for The Political Economy of Environmental Regulation, Edward Elgar Publishing.

Stavins, Robert N. (2004). "Can an effective global climate treaty be based on sound science, rational economics, and pragmatic politics?" Kennedy School of Government working paper.

Stavins, Robert N. (2004). "Environmental Economics," Prepared for The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd Edition, Lawrence Blume and Steven Durlauf, General Editors, London: Palgrave Macmillan Ltd.

Snyder, Lori D. (2003) "Are Management-Based Regulations Effective?: Evidence from State Pollution Prevention Programs," Regulatory Policy Program Working Paper RPP-2003-21.

Snyder, Lori D., Robert N. Stavins, and Alexander F. Wagner (2003). "Private Options to Use Public Goods: Using Revealed Preferences to Estimate Environmental Benefits." Harvard University.

Stavins, Robert N. (2003) "Environmental Protection and Economic Well-Being: How Does (and How Should) Government Balance These Two Important Values?" Paper prepared for presentation at the Aspen Institute, Aspen Colorado, January 10-12, 2004.

Stavins, Robert N. (2003). "Market-Based Environmental Policies: What Can We Learn From U.S. Experience (and Related Research)?" Paper prepared for presentation at "Twenty Years of Market-Based Instruments for Environmental Protection: Has the Promise Been Realized?," Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, University of California, Santa Barbara, August 23-24, 2003.

Cavanagh, Sheila M., W. Michael Hanemann, and Robert N. Stavins (2001). "Muffled Price Signals: Household Water Demand Under Increasing-Block Prices." Kennedy School of Govermnent, Harvard University.

Cooper, R.N. (2001) "A Carbon Tax in China?" Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Glaeser, Edward and Andrei Shleifer (2001). "A Case for Quantity Regulation." National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper Number 8184..

Hogan, William, and Scott M. Harvey (2000). "California Electricity Prices and Forward Market Hedging."

Hogan, William, John D. Chnadley, and Scott M. Harvey (2000). "Electricity Market Reform in California."

Hogan, William (2000). "Flowgate Rights and Wrongs."

Hogan, William, and Scott M. Harvey (2000). "Issues in the Analysis of Market Power in California."

Hogan, William, and Scott M. Harvey (2000). "Nodal and Zonal Congestion Management and the Exercise of Market Power."

Hogan, William (2000). "Regional Transmission Organizations: Designing Market Institutions for Electric Network Systems."

Jaffe, A.B., R.G. NewellR.N. Stavins (2000). "Induced Invention, Innovation, and Diffusion: An Integrated Application to Energy-Saving Technology." Working Paper, Resources for the Future, Washington, D.C.

Keohane, N., B. Van Roy, and R. Zeckhauser (2000). "Controlling Stocks and Flows to Promote Quality: The Environment, with Applications to Human and Physical Capital." NBER Working Paper 7727.

Panayotou, T. (2000). "Economic Growth and the Environment." CID Working Paper no. 56, Environment and Development Paper No.4.

Panayotou, T. (2000). "Environmental Sustainability and Services in Developing Global City Regions." CID Working Paper no. 55, Environment and Development Paper No.3.

Panayotou, T. (2000). "Globalization and Environment." CID Working Paper no. 53, Environment and Development Paper No.1.

Panayotou, T. (2000). "Population and Environment." CID Working Paper no. 54, Environment and Development Paper No.2.

R.N. Stavins (2000). "Amici Curiae Brief to U.S. Supreme Court Arguing that Natural Science Alone Cannot Provide a Basis for Risk Management Decisions." No. 99-1257, September 11, 2000. Coordinated by C. Coglianese and G. Marchant.

R.N. Stavins (2000). "Amici Curiae Brief to U.S. Supreme Court Recommending that EPA be allowed to Consider Costs and Consquences of Environmental Regulations." No. 99-1246, July 21, 2000. Coordinated by R. Litan and R. Hahn, AEI-Brookings Joint Center for Regulatory Studies, Washington, D.C.

R.N. Stavins, and Robert W. Hahn (1999). "What has Kyoto Wrought? The Real Architecture of International Tradable Permits Markets." Washington D.C. The AEI Press.

Reinhardt, Forest (1998). "Market Failure and the Environmental Strategies of Firms: The Microeconomic Roots of Corporate Environmental Policy." Harvard Business School Working Paper No. 99038.

Reinhardt, Forest (1998). "Sustainability and the Firm." Harvard Business School Working Paper No. 99039.

Reinhardt, Forest (1997). "Environmental Quality and Economic Advantage: A Framework for Understanding Corporate Environmental Management." Harvard Business School Working Paper No. 97071.