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Economics in the Age of Environmental Policy, with Robert Stavins

July 10, 2019
Host Daniel Raimi talks with Robert Stavins, the A.J. Meyer Professor of Energy and Economic Development at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. Daniel and Rob discuss the role that economics has played in shaping environmental policy, both in the past and today. As major proposals like the Green New Deal seem to be turning away from market-based... Read more about Economics in the Age of Environmental Policy, with Robert Stavins
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Faculty, Scholars, and Alumni Share Research and Ideas at 2019 Northeast Workshop

June 20, 2019

Seventy leading faculty, doctoral students, and post-doctoral researchers from 22 institutions across the northeast and mid-Atlantic regions shared their research and insights last week at the Northeast Workshop on Energy Policy and Environmental Economics. The workshop was held at Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) on June 13-14.... Read more about Faculty, Scholars, and Alumni Share Research and Ideas at 2019 Northeast Workshop

Robert Stavins and Colleagues Release HEEP Discussion Paper on Climate-Change Policy

May 24, 2019

The paper, by Robert Stavins, Todd Schatzki, and Rebecca Scott, is titled “Transitioning to Long-Run Effective and Efficient Climate Policies.” The paper argues that – because climate-change itself is a long-term problem – policies are needed to reduce emissions, incentivize innovation, and address other market failures over time.

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