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-- Working Papers

“General Equilibrium Impacts of a Federal Clean Energy Standard” (with Marc A. C. Hafstead and Roberton C. Williams III), Stanford University, July 2013.


-- Published Journal Articles and Book Chapters

"Global Warming: Improve Economic Models of Climate Change" (with Richard Revesz, Kenneth Arrow, Peter Howard, Robert Kopp, Michael Livermore, Michael Oppenheimer, and Thomas Sterner), Nature, April 4, 2014.

“Climate Change Policy's Interactions with the Tax System,” Energy Economics 40, December 2013.

“Carbon Taxes vs. Cap and Trade:  A Critical Review” (with Andrew Schein), Climate Change Economics, 4(03), August 2013.

“Sustainability and the Measurement of Wealth:  Further Reflections” (with Kenneth Arrow, Partha Dasgupta, Kevin Mumford, and Kirsten Oleson), Environment and Development Economics 18(4), August 2013.

“Markets for Pollution Allowances:  What Are the (New) Lessons?”  Journal of Economic Perspectives 27(1), Winter 2013.

“The Choice of Discount Rate for Climate Change Policy Evaluation” (with Roberton C. Williams III), Climate Change Economics, 3(4), November 2012.

“Interactions between State and Federal Climate Change Policies” (with Robert N. Stavins), in Don Fullerton and Catherine Wolfram, eds., The Design and Implementation of U.S. Climate Policy, Cambridge:  National Bureau of Economic Research, June 2012.

“Sustainability and the Measurement of Wealth” (with Kenneth Arrow, Partha Dasgupta, Kevin Mumford, and Kirsten Oleson), Environment and Development Economics 17(3), June 2012.

“Unintended Consequences from Nested State & Federal Environmental Regulation:  The Case of the Pavley Greenhouse-Gas-per-Mile Limits” (with Mark R. Jacobsen and Arthur A. van Benthem), Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 63:187-207, March 2012.

“Challenges from State-Federal Interactions in U.S. Climate Change Policy” (with Robert N. Stavins), American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, May 2011.

“Interpreting and Estimating the Value of Ecosystem Services” (with Donald Kennedy), in Gretchen Daily, Peter Kareiva, Taylor Ricketts, Heather Tallis, and Steven Polasky, eds., Natural Capital:  Theory & Practice of Mapping Ecosystem Services. Oxford:  Oxford University Press, 2011.

 “Impacts of Alternative Emissions Allowance Allocation Methods under a Federal Cap-and-Trade Program” (with Marc A. C. Hafstead and Michael Dworsky), Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 59,2010.

“Sustainable Urban Water Supply in South India:  Desalination, Efficiency Improvement, or Rainwater Harvesting?” (with Veena Srinivasan and Steven Gorelick), Water Resources Research 46, 2010.

“China, the U.S., and Sustainability:  Perspectives Based on Comprehensive Wealth” (with Kenneth J. Arrow, Partha Dasgupta, Kevin Mumford, and Kirsten Oleson), in Geoffrey Heal, ed., Is Economic Growth Sustainable? Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.

“Distributional and Efficiency Impacts of Increased U.S. Gasoline Taxes” (with Antonio M. Bento, Mark R. Jacobsen, and Roger H. von Haefen, American Economic Review,June 2009.

“Status Effects, Public Goods Provision, and Excess Burden” (with Ronald Wendner), Journal of Public Economics 92, October 2008.

“The Economics of Climate Change” (with William Pizer), in Lawrence Blume and Steven Durlauf, eds., The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Palgrave MacMillan, Ltd., May 2008.

“Instrument Choice in Environmental Policy” (with Ian W. H. Parry), Review of Environmental Economics and Policy 2(2), 2008.

“Costs of Alternative Environmental Policy Instruments in the Presence of Industry Compensation Requirements” (with A. Lans Bovenberg and Mark R. Jacobsen), Journal of Public Economics 92, 2008.

“California’s Bold New Climate Policy,” The Economists’ Voice 4(3), 2007.

“Is Current Consumption Compatible with Sustainability?  A General Framework and Some Indications for the U.S.” (with Paul. R. Ehrlich), Conservation Biology 21(5), September 2007.

“Benefit-Cost Analysis, Individual Differences, and Third Parties,” Research in Law and Economics 23, 2007.

“Efficiency Costs of Meeting Industry-Distributional Constraints under Environmental Permits and Taxes” (with A. Lans Bovenberg and Derek J. Gurney), RAND Journal of Economics, Winter 2005.

“China’s Pollution Levy System:  Theoretical Capabilities and Practical Challenges.”  Journal of Comparative Studies 21, November 2005.  (Published in Chinese.)

“Efficiency and Distributional Impacts of Gasoline Taxes:  An Econometrically Based Multi-Market Study” (with Antonio Bento, Emeric Henry, Mark Jacobsen, and Roger von Haefen), American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, May 2005.

“Are We Consuming Too Much?” (with Kenneth Arrow, Partha Dasgupta, Gretchen Daily, Paul Ehrlich, Geoffrey Heal, Simon Levin, Karl-Göran Maler, Stephen Schneider, David Starrett, and Brian Walker), Journal of Economic Perspectives, Summer 2004.