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2014

Weitzman, Martin L. "Can Negotiating a Uniform Carbon Price Help to Internalize the Global Warming Externality?" Discussion Paper 2014-61, Harvard Project on Climate Agreements, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, January 2014.

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2013

Aldy, Joseph. "The Case for a US Carbon Tax." Oxford Energy Forum, February 2013.

Aldy, Joseph. "Eliminating Fossil Fuel Subsidies." The Hamilton Project, February 2013.

Amos, Helen M., Daniel J. Jacob, David G. Streets, Elsie M. Sunderland. "Legacy impacts of all-time anthropogenic emissions on the global mercury scale." Global Biogeochemical Cycles, May 9, 2013.

Dell, Melissa, Benjamin F. Jones and Benjamin A. Olken. "Temperature Shocks and Economic Growth: Evidence from the Last Half Century." American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics 2012, 4(3): 66-95.

Drake, David F., and Stefan Spinler. "Sustainable Operations Management: An enduring stream or a passing fancy?" Discussion Paper 2013-49. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, July 2013.

Duflo, Esther, Michael Greenstone, and Hanna, Rema. "Up in Smoke: The Influence of Household Behavior on the Long-Run Impact of Improved Cooking Stoves." Discussion Paper 2012-41, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, September 2012.

Hammitt, J.K. “Positive vs. Normative Justifications for Benefit-Cost Analysis: Implications for Interpretation and Policy,” Review of Environmental Economics and Policy 2013; doi: 10.1093/reep/ret009.

Kishore, Avinash. "Essays on Economics of Indoor and Outdoor Air Pollution in India." Digital Access to Scholarship at Harvard, http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:10403669

Lazarus, Richard. "Environmental Law at the Crossroads: Looking Back 25, Looking Forward 25." Regulatory Policy Program Research Paper RPP-2013-08, Harvard Kennedy School, 2013.

Mauter, Meagan S., Vanessa R. Palmer, Yiqiao Tang, and R. Patrick Behrer. "The Next Frontier in United States Unconventional Shale Gas and Tight Oil Extraction: Strategic Reduction of Environmental Impact." Discussion Paper 2013-04, Energy Technology Innovation Policy research group, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, March 2013.

Morris, Adele C., Warwick J. McKibbin, and Peter J. Wilcoxen. "A Climate Diplomacy Proposal: Carbon Pricing Consultations." Policy Brief, Harvard Project on Climate Agreements, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, February 2013.

Nielsen, Chris P., and Mun S. Ho, eds. In press (2013). Clearer Skies Over China: Reconciling Air Pollution, Climate, and Economic Goals. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Pande, Rohini, Aparna Krishnan, Nicholas Ryan, and Anant Sudarshan. Improving Human Health Through a Market-Friendly Emissions Scheme. Seminar Volume for International Seminar on Global Environment and Disaster Management: Law and Society (organized by Supreme Court of India, Ministry of Environment and Forest and Law Ministry).

Rheinberger, C.M. and J.K. Hammitt, “Risk Tradeoffs in Fish Consumption: A Public Health Perspective,” Environmental Science & Technology 46: 12337-12346, 2012.

Roberts, Andrea, Kristen Lyall, Jaime E. Hart, Francine Laden, Allan C. Just, Jennifer F. Bobb, Karestan C. Koenen, Alberto Ascherio and Marc G. Weisskopf. "Perinatal Air Pollutant Exposures and Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Children of Nurses’ Health Study II Participants." Environmental Health Perspectives, June 18, 2013.

Robinson, L.A. and J.K. Hammitt, “Skills of the Trade: Valuing Health Risk Reductions in Benefit-Cost Analysis,” Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis 4(1): 107-130, 2013.

Roman, H.A., J.K. Hammitt, T.L. Walsh, and D.M. Stieb, “Expert Elicitation of the Value per Statistical Life in an Air Pollution Context,” Risk Analysis 32(12): 2133-2151, 2012, DOI: 10.1111/j.1539-6924.2012.01826.x (published online 9 May 2012).

Shoemaker, J.K., D.P. Schrag, M.J. Molina, V. Ramanathan. "What Role for Short-Lived Climate Pollutants in Mitigation Policy?" Science, Vol 342, December 13, 2013.

Siddiqi, Afreen, Arani Kajenthira, and Laura Diaz Anadon. "Bridging Decision Networks for Integrated Water and Energy Planning." Energy Strategy Reviews 2, no. 1 (June 2013): 46-58.

Weitzman, Martin. "The Odds of Disaster: An Economist's Warning on Global Warming." PBS Newshour, May 23, 2013.

Weitzman, Martin. "Tail-Hedge Discounting and the Social Cost of Carbon." JEL, July 10, 2013.

Zhao, Yu, Jie Zhang, and Chris P. Nielsen. 2013. The effects of recent control policies on trends in emissions of anthropogenic atmospheric pollutants and CO2 in China. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 13: 487-508, doi:10.5194/acp-13-487-2013.

Zhao, Yu, Chris P. Nielsen, and Jie Zhang. Submitted (2012c). Viewpoint: The imperative to broaden China’s disproportionate focus on the power sector in air pollution control. Environmental Science and Technology.

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2012

Aldy, Joseph, and Robert Stavins. "Using the Market to Address Climate Change: Insights from Theory & Experience." Daedalus 2012, 141:2, 45-60.

Aldy, Joseph, and Robert N. Stavins. "The Promise and Problems of Pricing Carbon." Journal of Environment and Development 21.2 (June 2012): 152-180.

Aldy, Joseph. "Real-Time Economic Analysis and Policy Development During the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill." Vanderbilt Law Review 64.6 (November 2011): 1795-1817.

Bosetti, Valentina, and Jeffrey A. Frankel. "Politically Feasible Emissions Targets to Attain 460 ppm CO2 Concentrations." Review of Environmental Economics and Policy 6.1 (Winter 2012): 86-109.

Cao, Jing, Mun S. Ho, and Dale W. Jorgenson, "An Integrated Assessment of the Economic Costs and Environmental Benefits of Pollution and Climate Control," in Masahiko Aoki, ed., China's Economic Development: Past, Present and Future, London, Palgrave Macmillan, 2012, pp. 274-307.

Chan, Gabriel, Robert Stavins, Robert Stowe, and Richard Sweeney. "The SO2 Allowance Trading System and the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990: Reflections on Twenty Years of Policy Innovation." Harvard Environmental Economics Program, Harvard Kennedy School, January 2012.

Energy, The Environment, and U.S. Economic Growth, with Richard J. Goettle, Mun S. Ho and Peter J. Wilcoxen, Chapter 8 in Peter B. Dixon and Dale W. Jorgenson eds., Handbook of Computable General Equilibrium Modeling, Amsterdam, Elsevier,2012,forthcoming. (Tables, Graphs).

Greenstone, Michael, and Rema Hanna. "Environmental Regulations, Air and Water Pollution, and Infant Mortality in India." Discussion Paper 2012-40, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, September 2012.

Hastings, Doug, et al., "Recommendations for Improved Oversight of Offshore Drilling Based on a Review of 40 Regulatory Regimes." Harvard Law School, Emmett Environmental Law & Policy Clinic, Cambridge, Mass.: June 2012.

Jordaan, Sarah. "Land and Water Impacts of Oil Sands Production in Alberta." Environmental Science and Technology 46, no. 7 (April 3, 2012): 3611–3617.

Kaufmann R, Kauppi H, Mann ML, Stock J. Does Temperature Contain a Stochastic Trend: Linking Statistical Results to Physical Mechanisms. 2012.

Lee, Mi-Sun, Jing-qing Hang, Feng-ying Zhang, He-lian Dai, Li Su, and David C. Christiani. 2012. In-home solid fuel use and cardiovascular disease: A cross-sectional analysis of the Shanghai Putuo study. Environmental Health 11(1): 18.

Li, Shanjun, Joshua Linn, and Erich J. Muehlegger. "Gasoline Taxes and Consumer Behavior." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP12-006, February 2012.

Lou, Richard, et al., "Municipal Climate Adaptation and the Insurance Industry," Harvard Law School, Emmett Environmental Law & Policy Clinic, Cambridge, Mass.: April 2012.

Lu, Xi, Michael B. McElroy, Gang Wu, and Chris P. Nielsen. 2012a. Accelerated reduction of SO2 emissions from the US power sector triggered by changing prices of natural gas. Environmental Science and Technology 46(14): 7882-7889, doi:10.1021/es301023c. (This is from a series of papers investigating and comparing the prospects for low- and non-carbon power generation in China and the U.S.; click here to see coverage in Chemical & Engineering News.

Lu, Xi, Jackson Salovaara, and Michael B. McElroy. 2012b. Implications of the recent reductions in natural gas prices for emissions of CO2 from the US power sector. Environmental Science and Technology 46(5): 3014–3021, doi:10.1021/es203750k. (This is from a series of papers investigating and comparing the prospects for low- and non-carbon power generation in China and the U.S.; click here to see coverage in the Harvard Gazette.)

McElroy, Michael, and James Baker. "Climate Extremes: Recent Trends with Implications for National Security." October, 2012.

Moreno-Cruz, Juan B., and David W. Keith. "Climate Policy Under Uncertainty: A Case for Solar Geoengineering." Climatic Change (May 17, 2012).

Ranson, Matthew. "Essays on the Economics of Climate Change." Dissertation, Department of Public Policy, Harvard University, April 2012.

Rodriguez, Pedro L., Jose R. Morales, and Francisco J. Monaldi. "Direct Distribution of Oil Revenues in Venezuela: A Viable Alternative?" Working Paper 306, Center for Global Development, September 2012.

Schmalensee, Richard and Robert N. Stavins. "The SO2 Allowance Trading System: The Ironic History of a Grand Policy Experiment." Discussion Paper 2012-53, Harvard Project on Climate Agreements, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, August 2012.

Stavins, Robert. Economics of Climate Change and Environmental Policy:  Selected Papers of Robert N. Stavins, 2000-2011.  Northampton, Massachusetts:  Edward Elgar Publishing, Inc., 2013. [B-10]

Stavins, Robert. Economics of the Environment: Selected Readings.  Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Editions. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2000, 2005, 2012. [B-9]

Xi Lu, Jackson Salovaara, Michael B. McElroy. "Implications of the Recent Reductions in Natural Gas Prices for Emissions of CO2from the US Power Sector." Environmental Science & Technology, 2012; : 120223144158007 DOI: 10.1021/es203750k

Zhao, Yu, Chris P. Nielsen, Michael B. McElroy, Lin Zhang, and Jie Zhang. 2012b. CO emissions in China: Uncertainties and implications of improved energy efficiency and emission control. Atmospheric Environment 49: 103-113, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2011.12.015. (Click here to see coverage in United Press International and ScienceDaily).

Zhao, Yu, Jie Zhang, and Chris P. Nielsen. Submitted (2012c). The effects of recent control policies on trends in emissions of anthropogenic atmospheric pollutants and CO2 in China. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

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2011

Aldy, Joseph. "Real-Time Economic Analysis and Policy Development During the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP11-037, September 2011.

Aldy, Joseph, and Robert N. Stavins. "The Promise and Problems of Pricing Carbon: Theory and Experience." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP11-041, October 2011.

Berger, Alan, Case Brown, Carolyn Kousky, and Richard Zeckhauser. "The Challenge of Degraded Environments: How Common Biases Impair Effective Policy." Risk Analysis 31.9 (September 2011): 1423–1433.

Cullen, Joseph. "Dynamic Response to Environmental Regulation in the Electricity Industry." University of Arizona mimeo, February 1, 2011.

Doluweera, G.H., S.M. Jordaan, M.C. Moore, D.W. Keith, J.A. Bergerson. "Evaluating the role of cogeneration for carbon management in Alberta." Energy Policy, Available online October 13, 2011, ISSN 0301-4215, 10.1016/j.enpol.2011.09.051.

Doshi, Anil R., Glen W.S. Dowell, and Michael W. Toffel. "How Firms Respond to Mandatory Information Disclosure." Harvard Business School Working Paper 12-001, July 2011.

Epstein PR, Buonocore JJ, Eckerle K, Hendryx M, Stout Iii BM, Heinberg R, Clapp RW, May B, Reinhart NL, Ahern MM, Doshi SK, Glustrom L. Full cost accounting for the life cycle of coal. Annals of the New York Academy of Science. 2011 Feb;1219:73-98. doi: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.2010.05890.x.

Epstein, Paul, and Dan Ferber. Changing Planet, Changing Health How the Climate Crisis Threatens Our Health and What We Can Do about It. University of California Press, April, 2011.

Epstein, Paul. "A Rise in Asthma." New York Times Letters to the Editor, May 12, 2011.

Jorgenson, Dale W., Jing Cao, and Mun S. Ho, "How a Carbon Control Policy Benefits China," The People's Daily, September 2, 2011, p. 9.

Keith, David. "Dirty Distraction." Technology Review. November 1, 2011.

Lin, Jin-Tai, and Michael B. McElroy. 2011. Detection from space of a reduction in anthropogenic emissions of nitrogen oxides during the Chinese economic downturn. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 11: 8171-8188, doi:10.5194/acp-11-8171-2011.

Madrigano J, Baccarelli A, Mittleman MA, Wright RO, Sparrow D, Vokonas PS, Tarantini L, Schwartz J. Prolonged Exposure to Particulate Pollution, Genes Associated With Glutathione Pathways, and DNA Methylation in a Cohort of Older Men. Environmental Health Perspective. 2011 Mar 8. [Epub ahead of print]

Marion, Justin, and Erich Muehlegger. "Fuel Tax Incidence and Supply Conditions." Journal of Public Economics 95.9-10 (October 2011): 1202-1212.

Miranda, Marie Lynn, Douglas A. Hastings, Joseph E. Aldy, and William H. Schlesinger. "The Environmental Justice Dimensions of Climate Change." Environmental Justice 4.1 (March 2011): 17-25.

Myers, Samuel and Aaron Bernstein. "The Coming Health Crisis: Indirect effects of global climate change threaten the health of hundreds of millions of people." The Scientist, Vol. 25:1 (January 1, 2011): Page 32.

O'Donnell MJ, Fang J, Mittleman MA, Kapral MK, Wellenius GA; on behalf of the Investigators of the Registry of the Canadian Stroke Network. Fine Particulate Air Pollution (PM2.5) and the Risk of Acute Ischemic Stroke. Epidemiology. 2011 May;22(3):422-431.

Siddiqi, Afreen and Laura Diaz Anadon. "The Water–Energy Nexus in Middle East and North Africa." Energy Policy 39, no. 6 (August 2011): 4529-4540.

Stavins, Robert. Economics of the Environment, Sixth Edition.@  January 8, 2011.

Viscusi, W. Kip, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Deterring and Compensating Oil Spill Catastrophes: The Need for Strict and Two-Tier Liablility." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP11-025, July 2011.

Viscusi, W. Kip, and Richard Zeckhauser. "Addressing Catastrophic Risks: Disparate Anatomies Require Tailored Therapies." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP11-045, November 2011.

Wang, Yuxuan, Xuan Wang, Yutaka Kondo, Mizuo Kajino, J. William Munger, and Jiming Hao. 2011. Black carbon and its correlation with trace gases at a rural site in Beijing: implications for regional emissions. Journal of Geophysical Research 116, D24304, doi:10.1029/2011JD016575

Wellenius GA, Diaz EA, Gupta T, Ruiz PA, Long M, Kang CM, Coull BA, Godleski JJ. Electrocardiographic and respiratory responses to coal-fired power plant emissions in a rat model of acute myocardial infarction: results from the Toxicological Evaluation of Realistic Emissions of Source Aerosols Study. Inhalation Toxicology 2011 Mar 14. [Epub ahead of print]

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2010

Baxter LK, Wright RJ, Paciorek CJ, Laden F, Suh HH, Levy JI. “Effects of exposure measurement error in the analysis of health effects from traffic-related air pollution.Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology, 20 (2010): 101-111.

Buonocore, Jonathan J., Harrison Lee, and  Jonathan Levy. “The influence of traffic on air quality in an urban neighborhood: A community-university partnership.” American Journal of Public Health 99, Supplement 3 (2009): 629-635.

Chapin, F. Stuart III, Stephen R. Carpenter, Gary P. Kofinas, Carl Folke, Nick Abel, William C. Clark, Per Olsson, D. Mark Stafford Smith, Brian Walker, Oran R. Young, Fikret Berkes, Reinette Biggs, J. Morgan Grove, Rosamond L. Naylor, Evelyn Pinkerton, Will Steffen, and Frederick J. Swanson. "Ecosystem Stewardship: Sustainability Strategies for a Rapidly Changing Planet." Trends in Ecology & Evolution 25.4 (April 2010): 241-249.

Levin, Simon A., and William C. Clark, Eds. "Toward a Science of Sustainability." Center for International Development Working Paper 196, May 2010.

Mielke, Erik, Laura Diaz Anadon, and Venkatesh Narayanamurti. "Water Consumption of Energy Resource Extraction, Processing, and Conversion." Energy Technology Innovation Policy Research Group Discussion Paper 2010-15, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, October 2010.

Reinhardt, Forest L., and Robert N. Stavins. "Corporate Social Responsibility, Business Strategy, and the Environment." Oxford Review of Economic Policy 26.2 (June 2010): 164-181.

Stavins, Robert N. "The Problem of the Commons: Still Unsettled After 100 Years." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP10-042, September 2010.

Wilson, Cecil, and Paul Epstein. "Climate Change Endangers Public Health in the United States." The Huffington Post, December 14, 2010.

Zhao, Yu, Shuxiao Wang, Chris P. Nielsen, Xinghua Li, and Jiming Hao. 2010. Establishment of a database of emission factors for atmospheric pollutant emissions from Chinese coal-fired power plants. Atmospheric Environment 44(12): 1515-1523, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2010.01.017 .

Zhou Y, Fu JS, Zhuang G, Levy JI 2010. "Risk-Based Prioritization Among Air Pollution Control Strategies in the Yangtze River Delta, China." Environ Health Perspect :-. doi:10.1289/ehp.1001991 Online: 17 May 2010.{back to top}

2009

Dell, Melissa, Benjamin F. Jones and Benjamin A. Olken. "Temperature and Income: Reconcling New Cross-Sectional and Panel Estimates." For American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, 2009.

Dodson, Robin, E. Andres Houseman, Barbara Morin, and Jonathan Levy. "An analysis of continuous black carbon concentrations in proximity to an airport and major roadways."Atmospheric Environment 43, Issue 24 (August 2009): 3764-3773.

Hammitt, James. "Hidden Costs of Energy: Unpriced Consequences of Energy Production and Use." The National Academies Press, 2010.

Levy, Jonathan. "Uncertainty and variability in environmental externalities from coal-fired power plants in the United States." (April 2009)  

Levy, Jonathan. "Effects of exposure measurement error in the analysis of health effects from traffic-related air pollution." (February 2009)

Levy, Jonathan. "The influence of traffic on air quality in an urban neighborhood: A community-university partnership." (November 2009)

Levy, Jonathan I., Lisa K. Baxter, and Joel Schwartz.
"Uncertainty and Variability in Health-Related Damages from Coal-Fired Power Plants in the United States."
Risk Analysis, Volume 29 Issue 7, Pages 1000 - 1014, April 2009.

Levy Jonathan, Susan Greco, Steven Melly, and Neha Mukhi. "Evaluating efficiency-equality tradeoffs for mobile source control strategies in an urban area." Risk Analysis 29, Issue 1 (January 2009): 34-47. 

McElroy, Michael. "Ozone air quality during the 2008 Beijing Olympics: Effectiveness of emission restrictions." (July 2009)

Zhou, Ying, and Jonathan Levy. "Between-airport heterogeneity in air toxics emissions associated with individual cancer risk thresholds and population risks." Environmental Health 8, no. 22 (May, 2009), doi:10.1186/1476-069X-8-22. {back to top}

2008

Levy, Jonathan.  "Evaluating efficiency-equality tradeoffs for mobile source control strategies in an urban area." (September 2008)

Weisbach, David. University of Chicago Law School, Cass R. Sunstein, Harvard Law School. "Climate Change and Discounting the Future: A Guide for the Perplexed."
REG-Markets Center, AEI Center for Regulatory and Market Studies Working Paper 08-19, 39661.

Weitzman, Martin L. "On Modeling and Interpreting the Economics of Catastrophic Climate Change."
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