Environmental and Energy Policy and the Economy Conference

Matthew Kotchen, James H. Stock, and Catherine Wolfram, Organizers

May 16, 2019

National Press Club, Murrow Conference Rooms, 529 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC

Conference Code of Conduct

Thursday, May 16
8:00 am
Registration and Breakfast
8:30 am
Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:45 am
Robert Stavins, Harvard University and NBER

The Future of U.S. Carbon-Pricing Policy: Normative Assessment and Positive Prognosis (slides)
9:30 am
Lucas W. Davis, University of California, Berkeley and NBER
James M. Sallee, University of California, Berkeley and NBER

Should Electric Vehicle Drivers Pay a Mileage Tax?
10:15 am
10:30 am
Caroline Flammer, Columbia University and NBER

Green Bonds: Effectiveness and Implications for Public Policy (slides)
11:15 am
Antonio Bento, University of Southern California and NBER
Mark R. Jacobsen, University of California, San Diego and NBER
Christopher R. Knittel, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Arthur van Benthem, University of Pennsylvania and NBER

Estimating the Costs and Benefits of Fuel Economy Standards
12:00 n
Lunch - First Amendment Lounge
Lunch talk: Kevin Hassett, Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors
1:15 pm
Nicholas Muller, Carnegie Mellon University and NBER

Long-Run Environmental Accounting in the U.S. Economy (slides)
2:00 pm
Marc A. C. Hafstead, Resources for the Future
Roberton C. Williams III, University of Maryland and NBER

Jobs and Environmental Regulation (slides)
2:45 pm