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- Areas of Interest:
- Environment, health, and safety policy ,
- Regulatory reform ,
- Cost-benefit analysis ,
- Chemical manufacturing industry
- Ph.D., Public Policy, The George Washington University, 1998
- M.S., Environmental Science, The George Washington University, 1989
- B.S., Chemistry, University of Maryland, 1985
Keith B. Belton is the director of the Manufacturing Policy Initiative which is focused on public policies affecting the competitiveness of the U.S. manufacturing sector.
Belton has two decades of Washington, D.C.-based experience in public policy analysis and advocacy, where he has served in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. His particular areas of expertise include environment, health, and safety policy; regulatory reform; cost-benefit analysis; and the chemical manufacturing industry.
Belton holds a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Maryland, and an M.S. in Environmental Science and Ph.D. in Public Policy from the George Washington University.
He is a member of several professional associations, including the American Chemical Society, the American Economic Association, and the Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis.
In the News
- “The Trade War’s Troubling Twist” – Industry Week, April 17, 2018
- "Deregulation Under President Trump: Behind the Numbers" - Industry Week, March 8, 2018
- "Beating the Competition through Energy Efficiency" - Industry Week, January 5, 2018
- "Tax Reform: Which Policy Maximizes Business Investment?" - Industry Week, October 17, 2017
- "Remember the WTO?" - Industry Week, August 16, 2017
- “Rhetoric and Reality on Regulation” – Industry Week, August 1, 2017
- Response to Federal Register Feb. 5, 2018 request for information, (personal letter, March 7, 2018)
- “Regulatory Reform in the Trump Era,” (with K. Krutilla and J.D. Graham), Public Administration Review, 77 (5) 643-44 (August 29, 2017)