Environmental and Energy Policy and the Economy Conference

Tatyana Deryugina, Matthew Kotchen, and Catherine Wolfram, Organizers

May 25, 2023

National Press Club, Washington DC

Conference Code of Conduct

Thursday, May 25
9:30 am
10:00 am
Welcome and Opening Remarks
10:15 am
Sarah C. Armitage, Boston University
Noel Bakhtian, National Academies Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy
Adam B. Jaffe, Brandeis University and NBER

Innovation Market Failures and the Design of New Climate Policy Instruments
11:00 am
Richard G. Newell, Resources for the Future
William A. Pizer, Resources for the Future
Brian C. Prest, Resources for the Future

The Shadow Price of Capital: Accounting for Capital Displacement in Cost Benefit Analysis
11:45 am
12:00 n
Keynote Address
Benjamin Harris, Former Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury
The Biden Administration Climate and Energy Agenda: Accomplishments and Unfinished Business
(available to in-person participants only)
1:15 pm
1:30 pm
Tihitina T. Andarge, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Yongjie Ji, Iowa State University
Bonnie Keeler, University of Minnesota
David Keiser, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Conor McKenzie, University of Minnesota

Environmental Justice and the Clean Water Act: Implications for Economic Analyses of Clean Water Regulations
2:15 pm
E. Mark Curtis, Wake Forest University
Layla O'Kane, Lightcast
R. Jisung Park, University of Pennsylvania

Workers and the Green-Energy Transition: Evidence from 300 million Job Transitions
3:00 pm
3:15 pm
Lucas W. Davis, University of California, Berkeley and NBER

The Economic Determinants of Heat Pump Adoption
4:00 pm
Robert Huang, University of Southern California
Matthew E. Kahn, University of Southern California and NBER

Do Red States Have a Comparative Advantage in Generating Green Power?
4:45 pm