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Arthur G. Fraas
Visiting Fellow
202-328-5164
fraas@rff.org
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PROFILE
 
Art Fraas joined RFF as a Visiting Fellow in April 2009 after a distinguished career in senior positions within the federal government. In 2008, he retired after 21 years as chief of the Natural Resources, Energy, and Agriculture Branch, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Much of his work has examined the federal regulatory process, with a particular focus on the impact of environmental regulations. 
Featured Publications
Uncertain Benefits Estimates for Reductions in Fine Particle Concentrations
Arthur G. Fraas and Randall Lutter
Risk Analysis: An International Journal | August 2012
 
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DISCUSSION PAPERS
Changes in Analytical Perspectives across Administrations
Arthur G. Fraas, Richard D. Morgenstern
RFF Discussion Paper 14-35 | September 2014
 
Cheaper Fuels for the Light-Duty Fleet: Opportunities and Barriers
Arthur G. Fraas, Winston Harrington, Richard D. Morgenstern
RFF Discussion Paper 13-28-REV | January 2014
 
Comparing the Clean Air Act and a Carbon Price
Nathan Richardson, Arthur G. Fraas
RFF Discussion Paper 13-13 | May 2013
 
Comments on EPA’s Proposed Carbon Pollution Standard for New Power Plants
Dallas Burtraw, Arthur G. Fraas, Karen L. Palmer, Nathan Richardson
RFF Discussion Paper 12-31 | July 2012
 
Tradable Standards for Clean Air Act Carbon Policy
Dallas Burtraw, Arthur G. Fraas, Nathan Richardson
RFF Discussion Paper 12-05 | February 2012
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A Comment on “Efficient Pollution Regulation: Getting the Prices Right” by Muller and Mendelsohn
Arthur G. Fraas, Randall Lutter
RFF Discussion Paper 11-36 | August 2011
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On the Economic Analysis of Regulations at Independent Regulatory Commissions: Would Greater Use of Economic Analysis Improve Regulatory Policy at Independent Regulatory Commissions?
Arthur G. Fraas, Randall Lutter
RFF Discussion Paper 11-16 | April 2011
 
Greenhouse Gas Regulation under the Clean Air Act: A Guide for Economists
Dallas Burtraw, Arthur G. Fraas, Nathan Richardson
RFF Discussion Paper 11-08 | February 2011
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Managing Environmental, Health, and Safety Risks
P. Lynn Scarlett, Arthur G. Fraas, Richard D. Morgenstern, Timothy Murphy
RFF Discussion Paper 10-64 | January 2011
 
The Challenges of Improving the Economic Analysis of Pending Regulations
Arthur G. Fraas, Randall Lutter
RFF Discussion Paper 10-54 | December 2010
 
The Mixed History of EPA Management of Banked Emissions Allowances
Arthur G. Fraas, Nathan Richardson
RFF Discussion Paper 10-42 | September 2010
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Greenhouse Gas Regulation under the Clean Air Act: Structure, Effects, and Implications of a Knowable Pathway
Nathan Richardson, Arthur G. Fraas, Dallas Burtraw
RFF Discussion Paper 10-23 | April 2010
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The Treatment of Uncertainty in EPA’s Analysis of Air Pollution Rules: A Status Report
Arthur G. Fraas
RFF Discussion Paper 10-04 | February 2010
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Conflicting Goals: Energy Security versus GHG Reductions under the EISA Cellulosic Ethanol Mandate
Arthur G. Fraas, Robert Johansson
RFF Discussion Paper 09-24 | August 2009
 
  
NEWS
FRAAS AND LUTTER: Rule-making negligence at the EPA
Sunday, October 06, 2013
The Washington Times
Is a carbon tax more effective than EPA rules? You might be surprised.
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
The Washington Post
Financial regulation sans analysis
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Politico
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