Programs

Consortium For Energy Policy Research At Harvard
Dedicated to advancing Harvard’s energy policy research and fostering collaboration across the University in cooperation with Harvard’s Future of Energy initiative.

Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative
Seeks to study and enhance the public role of private enterprise, focusing on two core research streams: corporate governance and accountability, and business as a partner in international development.

Education Policy Program
Capitalizes on major ideas and ‘best principles’ from both business and government to enhance education innovations and performance in the United States.

Financial Sector Program
Focuses on the development of financial institutions, their products and delivery systems, the markets in which they function and the regulatory regimes under which they operate.

Harvard Electricity Policy Group
Provides a forum for the analysis and discussion of important policy issues regarding the U.S. electricity industry. Addresses key problems related to the transition to a more competitive electricity market, provides a forum for informed and open debate, and supplies a vehicle for contributing to the wider public policy agenda affecting the electric sector.

Harvard Environmental Economics Program
Brings together faculty and graduate students from across Harvard University to engage in research, teaching, and outreach efforts in environmental and natural resource economics and related public policy.

Harvard Project On Climate Agreements
A major global initiative to help identify the key design elements of a scientifically sound, economically rational, and politically pragmatic post-2012 international policy architecture for global climate change.

Kansai Keizei Doyukai Program
Organizes research and holds an annual symposium on issues relating to Japan and the Asia-Pacific region, including regional security, economic policy, and global trade and finance.

Regulatory Policy Program
Addresses important policy issues affecting the regulation of financial markets, transportation, manufacturing, the environment, energy and other vital aspects of the global economy.

Sustainability Science Program
Harnesses the University's strengths to promote the design of institutions, policies, and practices that support sustainable development. It addresses the challenge of sustainable development by advancing scientific understanding of human-environment systems; improving linkages between research and policy communities; and building capacity for linking knowledge with action to promote sustainability.

Trade & Negotiations
Focuses on the dynamics of international trade negotiations, problems of global governance, and international dispute settlement procedures at the World Trade Organization, with the central goal of making the global trading system work better.

Weil Program On Collaborative Governance
Conducts research to improve understanding of how collaborations form, operate and perform, with a central goal of developing propositions that are empirically anchored, valid for important classes of collaboration and useful for improving practice.

Archived Programs

Asia Programs
Ended July 1, 2008. Moved to Ash Institute for Democratic Governance, Harvard Kennedy School. Directed by Tony Saich.

The Ethiopia Decentralization Support Activity
Ended 2008. Directed by Stephen Peterson.

Health Care Delivery Policy Program
Ended 2008. Directed by Jerome Grossman

The Program on Technology and Economic Policy
Ended in 2007. Directed by Professor Dale Jorgenson.

Students speak with M-RCBG Co-director John Haigh at a recent reception.

Students speak with M-RCBG Co-director John Haigh at a recent reception.

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