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|Graduate Degree: Tufts University
Undergraduate Degree: University of Mumbai
Area of Interest: Environmental Issues
Mentors: Neil Veilleux, Meister Consulting Group
Agency: Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources
Supervisor: Birud Jhaveri, Deputy Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources
Project Description: The MassDoER is developing for the first time a study on the overview, impacts, design and potential implementation strategies for an environmental tax reform that places a price on carbon. This study covering the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, will be conducted by a third-party consultant commissioned by the office of the Deputy Commissioner at the MassDoER. As a Rappaport Public Policy Fellow, Suveer Bahirwani's primary role will be to assist, support and work alongside the Deputy Commissioner in leading the project through its various milestones.