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Matthew Kotchen is a professor of economics at Yale University, with a primary appointment in the Yale School of the Environment and secondary appointments in the Yale School of Management and the Department of Economics. He is a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). Professor Kotchen's research interests lie at the intersection of environmental and public economics and policy. Kotchen joined the Yale faculty in 2009 and has held previous and visiting positions at Williams College, University of California (Santa Barbara and Berkeley), Stanford University, and Resources for the Future. Professor Kotchen has also served as the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Environment and Energy at the U.S. Department of the Treasury in Washington, DC, the visiting chief economist at the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), and as a member of the Environmental Economics Advisory Committee of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. He also serves as the founding organizer and editor of a new initiative through the NBER on Environmental and Energy Policy and the Economy.
B.A. University of Vermont; M.S. University of Maine; M.S., Ph.D. University of Michigan
Matthew J. Kotchen in the News
Why marginal CO2 emissions are not decreasing for US electricity: Estimates and implications for climate policyPROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA2022
Environmental Benefit-Cost Analysis: A Comparative Analysis Between the United States and the United KingdomANNUAL REVIEW OF RESOURCE ECONOMICS, VOL 132021
PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA2021
PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA2019