Economics of Energy Use in Transportation

Meghan R. Busse, Christopher R. Knittel, and Kate S. Whitefoot, Organizers

May 23-24, 2023

1050 Mass. Ave., Cambridge, MA and Zoom

Conference Code of Conduct

Tuesday, May 23
12:00 pm
1:30 pm
Beat Hintermann, University of Basel

Pigovian Transport Pricing in Practice
Discussant: Jonathan E. Hughes, University of Colorado at Boulder
2:30 pm
2:45 pm
Nafisa Lohawala, Resources for the Future

Roadblock or Accelerator? The Effect of Electric Vehicle Subsidy Elimination
Discussant: John P. Helveston, George Washington University
3:45 pm
Wednesday, May 24
8:00 am
Continental Breakfast
8:30 am
Lucas Y. Woodley, Harvard University
Philip Rossetti
Ashley Nunes, Harvard University

Targeted Electric Vehicle Procurement Incentives Facilitate Favorable Abatement Cost Outcomes (slides)
Discussant: Shanjun Li, Cornell University and NBER
9:30 am
9:45 am
Joshua Linn, University of Maryland

Emissions Standards and Electric Vehicle Targets for Passenger Vehicles
Discussant: Kenneth Gillingham, Yale University and NBER
10:45 am
11:00 am
Connor R. Forsythe, Carnegie Mellon University
Kenneth Gillingham, Yale University and NBER
Jeremy J. Michalek, Carnegie Mellon University
Kate S. Whitefoot, Carnegie Mellon University

Driving Electric Vehicle Adoption: The Role of Technology and Consumer Preferences
Discussant: Sarah C. Armitage, Boston University
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
Asa Watten, Yale University
Soren T. Anderson, Michigan State University and NBER
Gloria Helfand, University of Michigan

Attribute Production and Technical Change in Automobiles
Discussant: Don MacKenzie, University of Washington
2:00 pm
2:15 pm
Steffen Coenen, University of Washington
Daniel J. Malarkey, Sightline Institute
Don MacKenzie, University of Washington

Estimating Electrical Energy and Capacity Demand for Regional Electric Flight Operations at Two Mid-Size Airports in Washington
Discussant: Florian Allroggen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
3:15 pm