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Harvard Kennedy School faculty disseminate their research in working papers and publications that contribute to public knowledge and fuel policy innovation. This list features recent faculty publications, including journal articles, books, edited volumes, research papers, and public testimony.

Faculty Papers and Publications

Aldy, Joseph, and Robert N. Stavins. "Rolling the Dice in the Corridors of Power: William Nordhaus’s Impacts on Climate Change Policy." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP20-022, July 2020.
Schmalensee, Richard, and Robert N. Stavins. "Policy Evolution Under the Clean Air Act." Journal of Economic Perspectives 33.4 (Fall 2019): 27-50.
Schneider, Lambert, Maosheng Duan, Robert Stavins, Kelley Kizzier, Derik Broekhoff, Frank Jotzo, Harald Winkler, Michael Lazarus, Andrew Howard, and Christina Hood. "Double Counting and the Paris Agreement Rulebook." Science 366.6462 (October 2019): 180-183.
Stavins, Robert N. "Book Review: Gert Crum and Jan Bartelsman: Le Domaine de la Romanée-Conti." Review of Journal of Wine Economics, 14.3, 2019: 224-227.
Stavins, Robert N., ed. Economics of the Environment: Selected Readings Edward Elgar Publishing, 2019.
Stavins, Robert N. "The Future of U.S. Carbon-Pricing Policy: Normative Assessment and Positive Prognosis." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP19-017, May 2019.
Stavins, Robert N., and Richard Schmalensee. "Learning From 30 Years of Cap and Trade." Resources (May 2019).
Stavins, Robert N.; Todd Schatzki; Rebecca Scott. "Transitioning to Long-Run Effective and Efficient Climate Policies." April 2019.
Stavins, Robert N., ed. Economics of the Environment: Selected Readings W. W. Norton, 2019.
Stavins, Robert N., M.A. Mehling, and G.E. Metcalf. "Linking Heterogeneous Climate Policies (Consistent with the Paris Agreement)." Environmental Law 8.4 (2019): 647-698.
Schmalensee, Richard, and Robert N. Stavins. "Policy Evolution under the Clean Air Act." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-039, November 2018.
Schatzki, Todd, and Robert N. Stavins. "GHG Cap-and-Trade: Implications for Effective and Efficient Climate Policy in Oregon." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-038, November 2018.
Schatzki, Todd, and Robert N. Stavins. "Key Issues Facing California's GHG Cap-and-Trade System for 2021-2030." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP18-025, July 2018.
Stavins, Robert N. The Welfare Economics of Alternative Renewable Resource Strategies. Routledge, 2018.
Stavins, Robert N. Review of Burgundy: People with a Passion for Wine, by Rudi Goldman. Wine Economics, 13.1, Spring 2018: 105-108.
Mehling, Michael A., Gilbert E. Metcalf, and Robert N. Stavins. "Linking Climate Policies to Advance Global Mitigation." Science 359.6379 (March 2018): 997-998.
Stavins, Robert N., and Robert C. Stowe, eds. International Cooperation in East Asia to Address Climate Change. Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, 2018.
Gerarden, Todd D., Richard G. Newell, and Robert N. Stavins. "Assessing the Energy-Efficiency Gap." Journal of Economic Literature 55.4 (December 2017): 1486-1525.
Schmalensee, Richard, and Robert N. Stavins. "The Design of Environmental Markets: What Have We Learned from Experience with Cap and Trade?" Oxford Review of Economic Policy 33.4 (November 2017): 572-588.
Stavins, Robert N., and Robert C. Stowe, eds. Market Mechanisms and the Paris Agreement. Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, 2017.
Mehling, Michael A.; Metcalf, Gilbert E.; and Stavins, Robert N. "Linking Heterogeneous Climate Policies (Consistent with the Paris Agreement)." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP17-042, September 2017.
Cross, Robin, Andrew J. Plantinga, and Robert N. Stavins. "Terroir in the New World: Hedonic Estimation of Vineyard Sale Prices in California." Journal of Wine Economics 12.3 (August 2017): 282-301.
Stavins, Robert N. "The Evolution of Environmental Economics: A View from the Inside." The Singapore Economic Review 62.2 (June 2017): 251-274.
Schmalensee, Richard, and Robert N. Stavins. "Lessons Learned from Three Decades of Experience with Cap and Trade." Review of Environmental Economics and Policy 11.1 (March 2017): 59-79.
Stavins, Robert N. "Onerous for Experts, IPCC Process in Danger of Becoming Politicized." The Environmental Forum 34.1 (January 2017): 15.
Bodansky, Daniel M., Seth A. Hoedl, Gilbert E. Metcalf, and Robert N. Stavins. "Facilitating Linkage of Climate Policies through the Paris Outcome." Climate Policy 16.8 (November 2016): 956-972.
Stavins, Robert N., and Robert C. Stowe, eds. The Paris Agreement and Beyond: International Climate Change Policy Post-2020. Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, 2016.
Ranson, Matthew, and Robert N. Stavins. "Linkage of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Systems: Learning from Experience." Climate Policy 16.3 (April 2016): 284-300.
Chan, Gabriel, Carlo Carraro, Ottmar Edenhofer, Charles Kolstad, and Robert Stavins. "Reforming the IPCC's Assessment of Climate Change Economics." Climate Change Economics 7.1 (February 2016).
Schmalensee, Richard, and Robert N. Stavins. "Lessons Learned from Three Decades of Experience with Cap-and-Trade." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-069, November 2015.
Stavins, Robert N. "Linkage of Regional, National, and Sub-National Policies in a Future International Climate Agreement." Towards a Workable and Effective Climate Regime. Ed. Scott Barrett, Carlo Carraro, and Jaime de Melo. Center for Economic Policy Research, 2015, 283-296.
Carraro, Carlo, Ottmar Edenhofer, Christian Flachsland, Charles Kolstad, Robert Stavins, and Robert Stowe. "The IPCC at a Crossroads: Opportunities for Reform." Science 350.6256 (October 2015): 34-35.
Bodansky, Daniel M., Seth A. Hoedl, Gilbert E. Metcalf, and Robert N. Stavins. "Facilitating Linkage of Climate Policies Through the Paris Outcome." Climate Policy (August 5, 2015): 1-17.
Stavins, Robert N. "From the Science to the Economics and Politics of Climate Change: An Introduction." Our World and Us: How Our Environment and Our Societies Will Change. Ed. Katinka Barysch. Allianz Group, 2015, 20-36.
Carraro, Carlo, Charles Kolstad, and Robert Stavins. "Assessment and Communication of the Social Science of Climate Change: Bridging Research and Policy." Review of Environment, Energy, and Economics (February 25, 2015).
Ranson, Matthew, and Robert N. Stavins. "Linkage of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Systems: Learning from Experience." Climate Policy (February 4, 2015).
Bodansky, Daniel M., Seth A. Hoedl, Gilbert E. Metcalf, and Robert N. Stavins. "Facilitating Linkage of Heterogeneous Regional, National, and Sub-National Climate Policies through a Future International Agreement." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-003, January 2015.
Gerarden, Todd D., Richard G. Newell, and Robert N. Stavins. "Assessing the Energy-Efficiency Gap." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-004, January 2015.
Gerarden, Todd D., Richard G. Newell, Robert N. Stavins, and Robert C. Stowe. "An Assessment of the Energy-Efficiency Gap and its Implications for Climate-Change Policy." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP15-005, January 2015.
Ji, Zou, T. Brewer, M.C. Grant, M. Elzen, M. Finus, J. Gupta, N. Hohne, M.K. Lee, A. Michaelowa, M. Paterson, K. Ramakrishna, R. Stavins, G. Wen, J. Wiener, and H. Winkler. "Summary for Policymakers." Climate Change 2014: Mitigation of Climate Change. Cambridge University Press, January 2015.
Ji, Zou, T. Brewer, M.C. Grant, M. Elzen, M. Finus, J. Gupta, N. Hohne, M.K. LEE, A. Michaelowa, M. Paterson, K. Ramakrishna, R. Stavins, G. Wen, J. Wiener, and H. Winkler. "International Cooperation: Agreements and Instruments." Climate Change 2014: Mitigation. Cambridge University Press, January 2015.
Fowlie, Meredith, Lawrence Goulder, Matthew Kotchen, Severin Borenstein, James Bushnell, Lucas Davis, Michael Greenstone, Charles Kolstad, Christopher Knittel, Robert Stavins, Michael Wara, Frank Wolak, and Catherine Wolfram. "An Economic Perspective on the EPA's Clean Power Plan." Science 346.6211 (November 2014): 815-816.
Bodansky, Daniel M., Seth A. Hoedl, Gilbert E. Metcalf, and Robert N. Stavins. "Facilitating Linkage of Heterogeneous Regional, National, and Sub-National Climate Policies through a Future International Agreement." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP14-056, November 2014.
Stavins, Robert N. "Film Review: David Leonard, A Year in Burgundy." Review of A Year in Burgundy, by David Leonard. Journal of Wine Economics, 9.1, November 2014: 100-103.
Stavins, Robert N. "Climate Realities." New York Times. 09/21/2014, 6-6.
Ranson, Matthew, and Robert N. Stavins. "Linkage of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Systems: Learning from Experience." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP14-012, February 2014.
Schmalensee, Richard, and Robert N. Stavins. "The SO2 Allowance Trading System: The Ironic History of a Grand Policy Experiment." Journal of Economic Perspectives 27.1 (December 2013): 103-122.
Ranson, Matthew, and Robert N. Stavins. "Linkage of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Systems: Learning from Experience." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP13-046, November 2013.
Stavins, Robert N. Economics Of Climate Change And Environmental Policy. Elgar, Edward Publishing, 2013.
Stavins, Robert N. "Navigating a Two-Way Street Between Academia and the Policy World." Introduction to Economics Of Climate Change And Environmental Policy Economics Of Climate Change And Environmental Policy: Selected Papers of Robert N. Stavins, 2000–2011. Ed. Robert N. Stavins. Edward Elgar, 2013.