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

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Goulder, Lawrence H., and Robert N. Stavins. "Challenges from State-Federal Interactions in U.S. Climate Change Policy." American Economic Review 101.3 (May 2011): 253-257.

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

Lee, Henry and Grant Lovellette, "Will Electric Cars Transform the U.S. Vehicle Market?" Discussion Paper 2011-08, Cambridge, Mass.: Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, July 2011.

Marion, Justin, and Erich Muehlegger. 2010. Fuel Tax Incidence and Supply Conditions. HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series, RWP10-014, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

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

Wang, Rui. Autos, transit and bicycles: Comparing the costs in large Chinese cities. Transport Policy, Volume 18, Issue 1 (January 2011): Pages 139-146, ISSN 0967-070X, DOI: 10.1016/j.tranpol.2010.07.003. (

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Aghion, Philippe (Harvard), Antoine Dechezlepretre (LSE), David Hemous (Harvard), Ralf Martin (LSE), John Van Reenen (LSE). "Carbon Taxes, Path Dependency and Directed Technical Change : Evidence from the Auto Industry." Harvard University mimeo, December 14, 2010.

Baxter, Lisa, Rosalind Wright, Christopher Paciorek, Francine Laden, Helen Suh, and Jonathan Levy. "Effects of exposure measurement error in the analysis of health effects from traffic-related air pollution." Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology 20, Issue 1 (January 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.

Gallagher, Kelly Sims, and Erich Muehlegger. Giving green to get green? Incentives and consumer adoption of hybrid vehicle technology. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management
Volume 61, Issue 1, January 2011, Pages 1-15.

Gómez-Ibáñez, José A., ed. Driving and the Built Environment: The Effects of Compact Development on Motorized Travel, Energy Use, and CO2 Emissions. Transportation Research Board, Special Report 298, National Academy Press, 2009.

Heutel, Garth, and Erich Muehlegger. "Consumer Learning and Hybrid Vehicle Adoption." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP10-013, April 2010.

Huang, C. Edward. "Do Public Subsidies Sell Green Cars?" Discussion Paper, December 2010.

Huang, Edward, Henry Lee, Grant Lovellette, and Jose Gomez-Ibanez, "Transportation Revenue Options: Infrastructure, Emissions, and Congestion." Discussion Paper 2010-13, Cambridge, Mass.: Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, September 2010.

Li, Jieping, Joan L. Walker, Sumeeta Srinivasan, and William P. Anderson. In press (2010). Modeling private car ownership in China: Investigating the impact of urban form across mega-cities. Transportation Research Record.

McElroy, Michael. Challenge of global climate change: Prospects for a new energy paradigm. Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering in China 4, No. 1 (March, 2010).

Morrow, W. Ross, Kelly Sims Gallagher, Gustavo Collantes, and Henry Lee. "Analysis of policies to reduce oil consumption and greenhouse-gas emissions from the US transportation sector." Energy Policy 38 (March 2010): 1305-1320.

National Research Council (U.S.) Committee for the Study on the Relationships Among Development Patterns, Vehicle Miles Traveled, and Energy Consumption.  Driving and the Built Environment: The Effects of Compact Development on Motorized Travel, Energy Use, and CO2 Emissions. Washington, D.C.: National Academy of Sciences.  January 25, 2010.

Srinivasan, Sumeeta. Linking travel behavior and location in Chengdu, China: a geographically weighted approach. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Volume 2193, issue 10 (February 4, 2011).

Vogel, David, Michael W. Toffel, Diahanna Post, and Nazli Z. Uludere Aragon. “Environmental Federalism in the European Union and the United States.” Harvard Business School Working Paper 10-085.  Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press, March 2010.

Walker, Joan L., Jieping Li, Sumeeta Srinivasan, and Denis Bolduc. Submitted (2010). Travel demand models in the developing world: Correcting for measurement errors. Transportation Letters. (This paper is based on data from the Project's household survey in Chengdu, Sichuan.) {back to top}


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.

Lee, Henry. Oil Security and the Transportation Sector (2009) 

Lee, Henry.  “Oil Security and the Transportation Sector.”  Acting in Time on Energy Policy.  Ed. Kelly Sims Gallagher.  Brookings Institution Press, 2009, 56-88.

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. 

Oliver, Hongyan He, Kelly Sims Gallagher, Megnliang Li, Kongjian Qin, Jianwei Zhang, Huan Lin, and Kebin He.  “In-use Vehicle Emissions in China: Beijing Study.”  Energy Technology Innovation Policy Discussion Paper 2009-05, March 2009.

Oliver, Hongyan H., Kelly Sims Gallagher, Donglian Tian, and Jinhua Zhang.  “China’s Fuel Economy Standards for Passenger Vehicles: Rationale, Policy Process, and Impacts.”  Energy Technology Innovation Policy Discussion Paper, March 2009.

Schrag, Daniel. "Coal as a Low-carbon Fuel?" Nature Geoscience 2, 818-820 (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}


Lee, Henry.  “Running on Empty and Spreading the Blame.”  Boston Globe Editorial. July 16, 2008. 

Oliver, Hongyan H.  “In-use vehicle emissions in China – Tianjin Study.”  HKS Discussion Paper 2008-08 (October 2008).

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