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Carolyn Fischer
Senior Fellow and Associate Director, Center for Climate and Electricity Policy
202-328-5012
fischer@rff.org
RESEARCH TOPICS
 
AWARDS
 
Fellow, Norwegian Academy of Sciences, Center for Advanced Study on Environmental Economics, 2005.
 
Joseph L. Fisher Dissertation Award, Resources for the Future, 1996 - 1997.
 
Rackham Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, University of Michigan, 1995 - 1996.
 
Summer Institute in Behavioral Economics, University of California at Berkeley, sponsored by the Russell Sage Foundation, Summer, 1996.
 
Third-Year Paper Prize, University of Michigan, Department of Economics, 1994.
 
Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (German Academic Exchange Service) scholarship, Universitat Regensburg, Germany, Summer 1992.
 
International Relations Senior Class Valedictorian, University of Pennsylvania, 1990.
 
Benjamin Franklin Scholar, University of Pennsylvania, 1986 - 1990.
 
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES
 
Fellow, Resources for the Future, 1997 - present.
 
Instructor, Johns Hopkins University, 1999.
 
Research and teaching assistant, University of Michigan, Department of Economics, 1992 - 1996.
 
Staff Economist, Council of Economic Advisors, 1994 - 1995.
 
Intern for Land, Capital Assets, and Global Change Branch of USDA's Economic Research Service, Resources and Technology Division, Summer 1992.
 
Economic Analyst for World Service division of The WEFA Group, 1990 - 1991.
 
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Committees:
 
AERE Program Committee, 2005-2008.
 
 
Reviewer:
 
Climate Policy
Ecological Economics
Environment and Development Economics
Environmental and Resource Economics
International Journal of Industrial Organization
Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management
Journal of Public Economics
Journal of Regulatory Economics
Resource and Energy Economics
 
Featured Publications
Combining Rate-based and Cap–and–Trade Emissions Policies
Carolyn Fischer
Climate Policy | December 2003 | Vol. 3, Supplement 2 | pp. S89-S103
 
Environmental and Technology Policy Options in the Electricity Sector: Interactions and Outcomes
Carolyn Fischer, Richard G. Newell, Louis Preonas
RFF Discussion Paper 13-20 | December 2013
 
Det produceras mer miljocertifierat an det saljs.
Carolyn Fischer
SverigesRadio
 
Considering a US Carbon Tax: Frequently Asked Questions
Joseph E. Aldy, Timothy J. Brennan, Dallas Burtraw, Jared Carbone, Carolyn Fischer, Robert Kopp, Molly K. Macauley, Richard D. Morgenstern, Daniel F. Morris, Karen L. Palmer, Anthony Paul, Nathan Richardson, Roberton C. Williams III
Resources | 2013 (Digital Issue)
 
Goings On: Highlights of RFF's Recent Contributions to Shaping Environmental Policy
Kenneth J. Arrow, Sheila M. Olmstead, Dallas Burtraw, Arthur G. Fraas, Margaret A. Walls, Leonard A. Shabman, P. Lynn Scarlett, Ian W.H. Parry, Molly K. Macauley, Roberton C. Williams III, Richard D. Morgenstern, Karen L. Palmer, Allen Blackman, Rebecca Epanchin-Niell, James W. Boyd, Carolyn Fischer
Resources | 2013 (183)
 
Resources Magazine: 182
Phil Sharp, James W. Boyd, Dallas Burtraw, Carolyn Fischer, Kristin Hayes, Richard D. Morgenstern, Peter Nelson, Nathan Richardson, Warren C. Robinson, Juha V. Siikamäki, Joseph E. Stiglitz, Roberton C. Williams III
Resources | 2013 (182)
 
Goings On
Joseph E. Stiglitz, Alan J. Krupnick, Carolyn Fischer, Randall Lutter, Margaret A. Walls, Dallas Burtraw, Sheila M. Olmstead, Karen L. Palmer, Joseph E. Aldy
Resources | 2013 (182)
 
Ensuring Competitiveness under a US Carbon Tax
Carolyn Fischer, Richard D. Morgenstern, Nathan Richardson
Resources | 2013 (182)
 
Climate policy and fiscal constraints: Do tax interactions outweigh carbon leakage?
Carolyn Fischer and Alan K. Fox
Energy Economics | December 2012 | Vol. 34 (Supplement 2) | pp. S218–227 | Related Discussion Paper 12-19
 
Goings On
James Smith, Anthony Paul, Carolyn Fischer, James W. Boyd, Elisheba Beia Spiller, Sheila M. Olmstead, Molly K. Macauley, Phil Sharp, Carolyn Kousky, Raymond J. Kopp, Dallas Burtraw, Alan J. Krupnick, Yusuke Kuwayama , P. Lynn Scarlett, Karen L. Palmer
Resources | 2012 (181)
 
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