Environmental and Energy Policy and the Economy Conference

Tatyana Deryugina, Matthew Kotchen, and James H. Stock, Organizers

May 20, 2021

Conference Code of Conduct

Thursday, May 20
Format: 25 minutes for presentations following by 20 minutes for Q&A
10:15 am
Welcome and Opening Remarks
10:30 am
Rebecca J. Davis, Stephen F. Austin State University
J. Scott Holladay, University of Tennessee
Charles Sims, University of Tennessee

Coal Fired Power Plant Retirements in the U.S.
11:15 am
Severin Borenstein, University of California, Berkeley and NBER
James B. Bushnell, University of California, Davis and NBER

Implications of Residential Energy Pricing for Energy Substitution and Welfare
12:00 pm
12:15 pm
Guest Speaker - Heather Boushey, Member, White House Council of Economic Advisors
1:15 pm
1:30 pm
James Archsmith, University of Maryland
Erich Muehlegger, University of California, Davis and NBER
David S. Rapson, University of California, Davis

Future paths of electric vehicle adoption in the United States: Predictable determinants, obstacles and opportunities
2:15 pm
Frank A. Wolak, Stanford University and NBER

Long-Term Resource Adequacy in High Intermittent Renewables Wholesale Electricity Markets: Lessons from California
3:00 pm
3:15 pm
Kenneth Gillingham, Yale University and NBER

Designing Fuel Economy Standards in Light of Greater Electric Vehicle Offerings
4:00 pm
Barbara Annicchiarico, University of Rome Tor Vergata
Stefano Carattini, Georgia State University
Carolyn Fischer, The World Bank
Garth Heutel, Georgia State University and NBER

Business Cycles and Environmental Policy
4:45 pm