Energy Policy

We research complex policy problems in the context of evolving regulations, fiscal constraints, and unique environmental challenges such as global climate change.

See our Environmental Policy Seminar schedule

Environmental research areas include:

  • Intergovernmental relations
  • Interjurisdictional competition
  • International regimes
  • Environmental policy making in developing countries
  • Transaction costs and benefit–cost analysis
  • Human behavior and resource use
  • Options for carbon sequestration
  • Endangered species management
  • Wetland restoration

Energy research focuses on:

  • Transportation and electricity technology assessment
  • Energy policy effectiveness
  • Perceptions and motivations related to energy use
  • Economic analysis of new technologies
  • The human dimensions of energy use
  • Global climate governance
  • Energy-based economic development