Published Papers/Book Chapters

Electronic Access to Many Economics Journal Articles (Harvard Only)

Knittel, Christopher R., Ben S. Meiselman, and James H. Stock. "The Pass-Through of RIN Prices to Wholesale and Retail Fuels under the Renewable Fuel Standard." Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, forthcoming.

Aldy, Joseph E., and Sebastien Houde. "Consumers' Response to State Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Programs." American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, forthcoming.

Drake, David, Paul R. Kleindorfer, and Luk N. Van Wassenhove. "Technology Choice and Capacity Portfolios under Emissions Regulation." Production and Operations Management, forthcoming.

Akimoto, Keigo, Joseph E. Aldy, and William A. Pizer. "Comparing Emission Mitigation Effort." Climate Policy, forthcoming.

Aldy, Joseph E. "Policy Surveillance in the G-20 Fossil Fuel Subsidies Agreement: Lessons for Climate Policy." Climatic Change, forthcoming.

Aldy, Joseph E., and William A. Pizer. "The Competitiveness Impacts of Climate Change Mitigation Policies." Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, forthcoming.

Drake, David F., and Robin L. Just. "Ignore, Avoid, Abandon, and Embrace: What Drives Firm Responses to Environmental Regulation?" Environmentally Responsible Supply Chains, Atalay Atasu. New York, NY: Springer, forthcoming.

Stavins, Robert N.The Evolution of Environmental Economics: A View from the Inside.The Singapore Economic Review 62 (2): 251–74, June 2017.

Schmalensee, Richard, and Robert N. Stavins. “Lessons Learned from Three Decades of Experience with Cap and Trade.” Review of Environmental Economics and Policy 11 (1): 59–79, March 2017.

Aldy, Joseph E. "Designing and Updating a US Carbon Tax in an Uncertain World." Harvard Environmental Law Review Forum 41: 28-40, 2017.

Aldy, Joseph E. "Frameworks for Evaluating Policy Approaches to Address the Competitiveness Concerns of Mitigating Greenhouse Gas Emissions." National Tax Journal 70 (2): 395-420, 2017.

Aldy, Joseph E., Marc Hafstead, Gilbert E. Metcalf, Brian C. Murray, William A. Pizer, Christina Reichert, and Roberton C. Williams III. "Resolving the Inherent Uncertainty of Carbon Taxes: Introduction." Harvard Environmental Law Review Forum 41: 1-13, 2017.

Reisch, Lucia, and Cass R. Sunstein. “Behaviorally Green: Why, Which and When Defaults Can Help.” New Perspectives for Environmental Policies Through Behavioral Economics 161. Frank Beckenbach and Walter Kahlenborn, eds. 2016.

Hedlin, Simon, and Cass R. Sunstein. “Does Active Choosing Promote Green Energy Use? Experimental Evidence.” Ecology Law Quarterly 43 (1): 107–41, 2016.

Gillingham, Kenneth, James Bushnell, Meredith Fowlie, Michael Greenstone, Charles Kolstad, Alan Krupnick, Adele Morris, Richard Schmalensee, and James Stock. “Reforming the U.S. Coal Leasing Program.” Science 354 (6316): 1096–98, December 2016.

Aldy, Joseph E. “Political Economy of Clinton’s Ambitious Energy Program.” Nature Energy 1, October 2016.

Aldy, Joseph E., William Pizer, Massimo Tavoni, Lara Aleluia Reis, Keigo Akimoto, Geoffrey Blanford, Carlo Carraro, et al. “Economic Tools to Promote Transparency and Comparability in the Paris Agreement.” Nature Climate Change 6 (11): 1000–1004, August 2016.

Hanna, Rema, and Paulina Oliva. "Implications of Climate Change for Children in Developing Countries." The Future of Children 26 (1), Spring 2016.

Arceo, Eva, Hanna, Rema, and Paulina Oliva. “Does the Effect of Pollution on Infant Mortality Differ Between Developing and Developed Countries? Evidence from Mexico City.The Economic Journal, March 2016.

Duflo, Esther, Michael Greenstone, and Rema Hanna. "Up in Smoke: The Influence of Household Behavior on the Long-Run Impact of Improved Cooking Stoves." American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, February 2016.

Aldy, Joseph E., William A. Pizer, and Keigo Akimoto. “Comparing Emissions Mitigation Efforts across Countries.” Climate Policy 0 (0): 1–15, January 2016.

Aldy, Joseph E. "Mobilizing Political Action on Behalf of Future Generations: The Case of Climate Change Policy." The Future of Children, issue on climate change, 2016.

Aldy, Joseph E., and William A. Pizer. "Alternative Metrics for Comparing Domestic Climate Change Mitigation Efforts and the Emerging International Climate Policy Architecture." Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, 2016.

Chan, Gabriel, Carlo Carraro, Ottmar Edenhofer, Charles Kolstad, and Robert Stavins. “Reforming the IPCC’s Assessment of Climate Change Economics.” Climate Change Economics 7, 2016.

Hogan, William W. "Electricity Markets and the Clean Power Plan." Electricity Journal 28 (9): 9-32, November 2015.

Freeman, Mark C., Gernot Wagner, and Richard J. Zeckhauser. "Climate Sensitivity Uncertainty: When is Good News Bad?" Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical & Engineering Sciences 373 (2055), October 2015.

Freeman, Mark C., Ben Groom, and Richard J. Zeckhauser. "Better Predictions, Better Allocations: Scientific Advances and Adaptation to Climate Change." Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical & Engineering Sciences 373 (2055), October 2015.

Carraro, Carlo, Ottmar Edenhofer, Christian Flachsland, Charles Kolstad, Robert N. Stavins, and Robert Stowe. “The IPCC at a Crossroads: Opportunities for Reform.Science 350 (6256): 34-35, October 2, 2015.

Bodansky, Daniel M., Seth A. Hoedl, Gilbert E. Metcalf, and Robert N. Stavins. “Facilitating Linkage of Climate Policies through the Paris Outcome.” Climate Policy, August 5, 2015.

Hanna, Rema, and Paulina Oliva. "Moving Up the Energy Ladder: The Effect of an Increase in Economic Well-Being on the Fuel Consumption Choices of the Poor in India." American Economic Review, 105 (5): 242-246, May 2015.

Aldy, Joseph E. “Pricing Climate Risk Mitigation.” Nature Climate Change 5: 396-398, April 6, 2015.

Carraro, Carlo, Kolstad, Charles, and Robert Stavins. “Assessment and Communication of the Social Science of Climate Change: Bridging Research and Policy.” Review of Environment, Energy, and Economics, February 25, 2015.

Greenstone, Michael, Nilekani, Janhavi, Pande, Rohini, Ryan, Nicholas, Sudarshan, Anant, and Anish Sugathan. “Lower Pollution, Longer Lives: Life Expectancy Gains if India Reduced Particulate Matter Pollution.” Economic & Political Weekly L (8): 40-46, February 21, 2015.

Ranson, Matthew, and Robert N. Stavins. “Linkage of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Systems: Learning from Experience.” Climate Policy 0 (0): 1–17, February 4, 2015.

Aldy, Joseph E., and William A. Pizer. “Comparing Countries’ Climate Mitigation Efforts in a Post-Kyoto World.” Implementing a US Carbon Tax: Challenges and Debates, Ian Parry, Adele Morris, and Roberton Williams III, eds. Routledge, February 4, 2015.

Hanna, Rema, and Paulina Olivia. “The Effect of Pollution on Labor Supply: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Mexico City.” Journal of Public Economics 122: 68-79, February 2015.

Brewer, T., M. Elzen, M. Finus, M.C. Grand, J. Gupta, N. Hohne, M.K. Lee, A. Michaelowa, M. Paterson, K. Ramakrishna, Robert N. Stavins, G. Wen, J. Wiener, H. Winkler, and Zou Ji. "International Cooperation: Agreements and Instruments." Climate Change 2014: Mitigation, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Fifth Assessment Report, Working Group III, Chapter 13. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, January 2015.

Brewer, T., M. Elzen, M. Finus, M.C. Grand, J. Gupta, N. Hohne, M.K. Lee, A. Michaelowa, M. Paterson, K. Ramakrishna, Robert N. Stavins, G. Wen, J. Wiener, H. Winkler, and Zou Ji. "Summary for Policymakers." Climate Change 2014: Mitigation, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Fifth Assessment Report, Working Group III. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, January 2015.

Weitzman, Martin L. "A Voting Architecture for the Governance of Free-Driver Externalities, with Application to Geoengineering". Scandinavian Journal of Economics 117 (4): 1049-1068, 2015.

Stavins, Robert N. “Linkage of Regional, National, and Sub-National Policies in a Future International Climate Agreement.” Towards a Workable and Effective Climate Regime, Chapter 20, pp. 283-296. London, England: Center for Economic Policy Research, 2015.

Weitzman, Martin. “Internalizing the Climate Externality: Can a Uniform Price Commitment Help?” Economics of Energy & Environmental Policy 4 (2): 37-50, 2015.

Henderson, Rebecca. "Making the Business Case for Environmental Sustainability." Leading Sustainable Change: An Organizational Perspective, Rebecca Henderson, Ranjay Gulati, and Michael Tushman, eds. Chapter 2, pp. 22–50. Oxford University Press, 2015.

Stavins, Robert N. “From the Science to the Economics and Politics of Climate Change: An Introduction.” Our World and Us: How Our Environment and Our Societies Will Change, Katinka Barysch, eds. pp. 20–36. Munich, Germany: Allianz Group, 2015.

Fowlie, Meredith, Lawrence Goulder, Matthew Kotchen, Severin Borenstein, James Bushnell, Lucas Davis, Michael Greenstone, Charles Kolstad, Christopher Knittel, Robert Stavins, Michael Wara, Frank Wolak, and Catherine Wolfram. "An Economic Perspective on the EPA's Clean Power Plan." Science 336 (6211):815-816, November 14, 2014.

Simcoe, Timothy, and Michael W. Toffel. "Government Green Procurement Spillovers: Evidence from Municipal Building Policies in California." Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 68 (3): 411–434, November 2014.

Greenstone, Michael, and Rema Hanna. “Environmental Regulations, Air and Water Pollution, and Infant Mortality in India.American Economic Review, October 2014.

Sunstein, Cass R., and Lucia A. Reisch. "Automatically Green: Behavioral Economics and Environmental Protection." Harvard Environmental Law Review 38: 127-158, 2014.

Pizer, William, Matthew Adler, Joseph Aldy, David Anthoff, Maureen Cropper, Kenneth Gillingham, Michael Greenstone, Brian Murray, Richard Newell, Richard Richels, Arden Rowell, Stephanie Waldhoff, and Jonathan Wiener. “Using and Improving the Social Cost of Carbon.” Science 346: 1181-1182, 2014.

Weitzman, Martin. “Can Negotiating a Uniform Carbon Price Help to Internalize the Global Warming Externality?Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists 1 (1/2): 29-49, 2014.

Aldy, Joseph E. “The Crucial Role of Policy Surveillance in International Climate Policy.Climatic Change 126 (3-4): 279-292, 2014.

Aldy, Joseph E., and William A. Pizer. “The Employment and Competitiveness Impacts of Power-Sector Regulations.” Does Regulation Kill Jobs? Cary Coglianese, Adam Finkel, and Chris Carrigan, eds. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014.

Dell, Melissa, Benjamin F. Jones, and Benjamin A. Olken. “What Do We Learn from the Weather? The New Climate-Economy Literature.Journal of Economic Literature, 2014.

Bosetti, Valentina,  and Jeffrey Frankel, “Sustainable Cooperation in Global Climate Policy: Specific Formulas and Emission Targets,” in Climate Change Economics, 2014, vol.5, no.3; HKS RWP 12-012. Revised from NBER WP 17669 and HPCA DP No.46. 

Aldy, Joseph E. Foreword. Toward a New Climate Agreement: Conflict, Resolution, and Governance, Todd Cherry, Jon Hovi, and David McEvoy, eds. Routledge, February 18, 2014.

Frankel, Jeffrey A., and Andrew Rose. "Is Trade Good or Bad for the Environment? Sorting Out the Causality." Recent Developments In Trade And The Environment. Ed. Brian R. Copeland, Edward Elgar, 2014.

Aldy, Joseph E., and W. Kip Viscusi. Environmental Risk and Uncertainty. Handbook of the Economics of Risk and Uncertainty, Volume 1. Mark J. Machina and W. Kip Viscusi, eds., Elsevier, 2014.

Huang, Lei, Zhou, Ying, Yuting, Han, Hammitt, James K., Bi, Jun, and Yang Liu. “Effect of the Fukushima nuclear accident on the risk perception of residents near a nuclear power plant in China.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110 (49): 19742-19747, October 15, 2013.

Aldy, Joseph E. “Eliminating Fossil Fuel Subsidies.” 15 Ways to Rethink the Federal Budget, Michael Greenstone, Max Harris, Karen Li, Adam Looney, and Jeremy Patashnik, eds. Washington, DC: The Hamilton Project, Brookings Institution, 31-35, 2013.

Aldy, Joseph E. “Designing a Bretton Woods Institution to Address Global Climate Change.” Handbook of Energy and Climate Change, Roger Fouquet, ed. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2013.

Stavins, Robert N. "Navigating a Two-Way Street Between Academia and the Policy World." Introduction to Economics of Climate Change and Environmental Policy: Selected Papers of Robert N. Stavins, Volume II, 2000-2011. Northampton, Massachusetts: Edward Elgar Publishing, Inc., 2013.

Kaufmann, Robert K., Heikki Kauppi, Michael L. Mann, James H. Stock. "Does Temperature Contain a Stochastic Trend: Linking Statistical Results to Physical Mechanisms." Climatic Change 118 (3-4): 729-743, 2013.

Weitzman, Martin. "The Geoengineered Planet," Chapter 10 of In One Hundred Years: MIT Press, 2013.

Aldy, Joseph E., and Robert N. Stavins. Designing the Post-Kyoto Climate Regime. The Quest for Security: Protection without Protectionism and the Challenge of Global Governance. Joseph Stiglitz and Mary Kaldor, eds. New York: Columbia University Press, 2013.

Aldy, Joseph E. "A Preliminary Review of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act's Clean Energy Package." Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, Winter 2013.

Schmalensee, Richard, and Robert N. Stavins. "The SO2 Allowance Trading System: The Ironic History of a Grand Policy Experiment." Journal of Economic Perspectives 27 (1): 103-122, Winter 2013.

Ranson, Matthew, and Robert N. Stavins. "Post-Durban Climate Policy Architecture Based on Linkage of Cap-and-Trade Systems." The Chicago Journal of International Law 13 (2): 403-438, Winter 2013.

Zhou, Y., J.K. Hammitt, J.S. Fu, Y. Gao, Y. Li, and J.I. Levy. "Major Factors Influencing the Health Impacts from Controlling Air Pollutants with Nonlinear Chemistry: An Application to China." Risk Analysis, 34: 683–697. doi: 10.1111/risa.12106 (published online 2 September 2013).

Hogan, William W. "Electricity Scarcity Pricing Through Operating Reserves." Economics of Energy & Environmental Policy 2 (2). doi:10.5547/2160-5890.2.2.4., 2013.

Pande, Rohini, Esther Duflo, Michael Greenstone, and Nicholas Ryan. "Truth Telling by Third-party Auditors and the Response of Polluting Firms: Experiment Evidence from India." Quarterly Journal of Economics, May 2013.

Aldy, Joseph E. "The Case for a U.S. Carbon Tax." Oxford Energy Forum 91: 13-16, 2013.

Jira, Chonnikarn Fern, and Michael W. Toffel. "Engaging Supply Chains in Climate Change." Manufacturing & Service Operations Management (Fall 2013).

Dell, Melissa, Benjamin F. Jones, and Benjamin A. Olken. “Temperature Shocks and Economic Growth: Evidence from the Last Half Century.” American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics 4 (3): 66-95, 2012.

Delmas, Magali A., and Michael W. Toffel. "Institutional Pressures and Organizational Characteristics: Implications for Environmental Strategy." The Oxford Handbook of Business and the Environment, edited by Pratima Bansal, and Andrew J. Hoffman. Oxford University Press, 2012.

Vogel, David, Michael W. Toffel, Diahanna Post, and Nazli Z. Uludere Aragon. "Environmental Federalism in the European Union and the United States." Chap. 11 in A Handbook of Globalisation and Environmental Policy. 2nd ed. Edited by Frank Wijen, Kees Zoeteman, Jan Pieters, and Paul van Seters, 321–361. Cheltenham, UK, 2012.

Hornbeck, Richard. "The Enduring Impact of the American Dust Bowl: Short- and Long-run Adjustments to Environmental Catastrophe." American Economic Review. 2012;102(4):1477-1507.

Wagner, Gernot, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Climate Policy: Hard Problem, Soft Thinking." Climatic Change 110.3/4 (February 2012): 507-521.

Goulder, Lawrence H., and Robert N. Stavins. "Interactions Between State and Federal Climate Change Policies." The Design and Implementation of U.S. Climate Policy, eds., Don Fullerton and Catherine Wolfram, Chapter 7, pp. 109-121. Cambridge: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2012.

Frankel, Jeffrey. "The Natural Resource Curse: A Survey of Diagnoses and Some Prescriptions." Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries, R.Arezki & Z.Min, eds. (IMF), 2012.

Aldy, Joseph E. "Promoting Clean Energy in the American Power Sector: A Proposal for a National Clean Energy Standard." Environmental Law Reporter 42: 10131-10149, 2012.

Aldy, Joseph E., and Robert N. Stavins. "The Promise and Problems of Pricing Carbon: Theory and Experience." Journal of Environment and Development, 21(2): 152-180, 2012.

Aldy, Joseph E., and Robert N. Stavins. "Climate Negotiators Create an Opportunity for Scholars." Science 337.6098 (2012): 1043–1044. 31 Aug. 2012.

Weitzman, Martin. "GHG Targets as Insurance Against Catastrophic Climate Damages," Journal of Public Economic Theory, 14(2), 221-244 (2012).

Jorgenson, Dale, Richard J. Goettle, Mun S. Ho, and Peter J. Wilcoxen. "Energy, The Environment, and U.S. Economic Growth," Chapter 8 in Peter B. Dixon and Dale W. Jorgenson eds., Handbook of Computable General Equilibrium Modeling, Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2012.

Hornbeck, Richard. 2012. "Nature versus Nurture: The Environment's Persistent Influence through the Modernization of American Agriculture." American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings. 102(3):245-249.

Aldy, Joseph E., Matthew J. Kotchen, and Anthony A. Leiserwitz. "Willingness to Pay and Political Support for a U.S. National Clean Energy Standard." Nature Climate Change 2:596-599, May 2012.

Hogan, William W. "Multiple Market-Clearing Prices, Electricity Market Design and Price Manipulation." The Electricity Journal 25.4 (May 2012): 18-32.

Frankel, Jeffrey A. "The Natural Resource Curse: A Survey." Beyond the Resource Curse. Ed. Brenda Shaffer and Taleh Ziyadov. Penn Press, 2012.

Aldy, Joseph E., and Robert N. Stavins. "Using the Market to Address Climate Change: Insights from Theory & Experience." Daedalus 141.2 (2012): 45–60.

Marion, Justin, and Erich Muehlegger. "Fuel Tax Incidence and Supply Conditions." Journal of Public Economics 95.9-10 (October 2011): 1202-1212.

Toffel, Michael W., and Jodi L. Short. "Coming Clean and Cleaning Up: Does Voluntary Self-Reporting Indicate Effective Self-Policing." Journal of Law and Economics 54, no. 3 (August 2011): 609-649

Weitzman, Martin. "Fat-Tailed Uncertainty in the Economics of Climate Change." Review of Environmental Economic Policy, 5(2), 275-292 (Summer 2011).

Short, Jodi L., and Michael W. Toffel. "Making Self-Regulation More Than Merely Symbolic: The Critical Role of the Legal Environment." Administrative Science Quarterly 55, no. 3 (September 2010): 361-396. (Lead article; Featured in the Stanford Social Innovation Review (Summer 2011)


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