Energy Institute at Haas

The Energy Institute at Haas brings together research and curricular programs on energy business, policy, and technology commercialization. The goal of EI @ Haas is to bridge the gap between the frontiers of economic and scientific energy research and the marketplace.


Fall 2014 EI @ Haas Seminar Schedule:

Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Stephen Holland, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Paper joint with James Bushnell (University of California, Davis), Jonathan Hughes (University of Colorado at Boulder), and Christopher Knittel (MIT)
"Strategic Policy Choice in State-Level Regulation: The EPA's Clean Power Plan"


New EI@Haas Working Paper WP-254: Judson Boomhower, "Drilling Like There's No Tomorrow: Bankruptcy, Insurance, and Environmental Risk" (November 2014)


Energy Institute Faculty Publish Perspectives on the Clean Power Plan in Science, November 14, 2014

"An Economic Perspective on EPA's Clean Power Plan"





New Working Papers:



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EI @ Haas in the News


Top economists analyze Obama administration's Clean Power Plan EI Faculty in Environmental Research Web (11/172014)


Can It Work? Economists Grade a Key Part of Obama's Climate Policy EI Faculty in NBC News (11/13/2014)


Better Yellow Labels, Lucas Davis on Consumer Talk with Michael Finney, KGO-Radio (11/08/2014)


Bernie Sanders Shatters The Big Keystone XL Lie: Pipeline Will Cause US Gas Prices To Go Up Severin Borenstein in (11/07/2014)


Studies Cast Doubt on Value of Daylight- Saving Time, EI@Haas Working Paper in WSJ (10/31/2014)


SolarCity Courts Customers by Selling Bonds Severin Borenstein in Marketplace (10/20/2014)


How to Cut Residential Energy Use Lucas Davis in The Wall Street Journal (9/28/2014)


The Price of AC Units Has Cooled Down Lucas Davis in Marketplace (9/26/2014)


Oil Companies Quietly Prepare For a Future of Carbon Pricing Severin Borenstein in Environment 360 (9/23/2014)


Shell's Jekyll and Hyde Approach to Climate Change Severin Borenstein in Bloomberg Businessweek (9/08/14)


Accounting for the Expanding Carbon Shadow from Coal-Burning Plants Catherine Wolfram in The New York Times (8/28/14)


Coal Terminal Decision Highlights Exports’ GHGs Meredith Fowlie in Climate Central (8/21/14)


The Cost of Global Fuel Subsidies Lucas Davis in the Milken Review (7/29/14)





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