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Joseph E. Aldy
Visiting Fellow
Joe Aldy is an assistant professor of public policy at Harvard’s Kennedy School. His research focuses on climate change policy, energy policy, and mortality risk valuation. Aldy also currently serves as the faculty chair of the Regulatory Policy Program at the Harvard Kennedy School. In 2009–2010, he served as the special assistant to the president for energy and the environment, reporting through both the White House National Economic Council and the Office of Energy and Climate Change. 
Featured Publications
Designing Climate Mitigation Policy
Joseph Aldy, Alan J. Krupnick, Richard G. Newell, Ian Parry and William A. Pizer
Journal of Economic Literature | December 2010 | Vol. 48, No. 4 | pp. 203-934 | Related Discussion Paper 08-16
Post-Kyoto International Climate Policy: Implementing Architectures for Agreement
Joseph E. Aldy and Robert N. Stavins, eds.
New York: Cambridge University Press | 2009
Post-Kyoto International Climate Policy: Summary for Policymakers
Joseph E. Aldy and Robert N. Stavins
New York: Cambridge University Press | 2009
Adjusting the Value of a Statistical Life for Age and Cohort Effects
Joseph E. Aldy and W. Kip Viscusi
Review of Economics and Statistics | 2008 | Vol. 90, No. 3 | pp. 573-581 | Related Discussion Paper 06-19
Labor Market Estimates of the Senior Discount for the Value of Statistical Life
W. Kip Viscusi and Joseph E. Aldy
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management | 2007 | Vol. 53 | pp. 377-392 | Related Discussion Paper 06-12
Energy and Carbon Dynamics at Advanced Stages of Development: An Analysis of the U.S. States, 1960-1999
Joseph E. Aldy
The Energy Journal | 2007 | Vol. 28, Issue 1 | pp. 91-111 | Related Discussion Paper 06-13
Architectures for Agreement: Addressing Global Climate Change in the Post-Kyoto World
Joseph E. Aldy and Robert N. Stavins, eds.
Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press | 2007
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Resources Magazine: 186
Phil Sharp, Joseph E. Aldy, Stephen P.A. Brown, Joel Darmstadter, Raymond J. Kopp, Alan J. Krupnick, Yusuke Kuwayama , Charles Mason, Ping Qin, Margaret A. Walls, Jintao Xu
Resources | 2014 (186)
Money for Nothing: The Case for Eliminating US Fossil Fuel Subsidies
Joseph E. Aldy
Resources | 2014 (186)
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
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)
Resources Magazine
Joseph E. Aldy, John W. Anderson, Lynann Butkiewicz, Mark A Cohen, Roger M. Cooke, Arthur G. Fraas, Madeline Gottlieb, Kristin Hayes, Carolyn Kousky, Joshua Linn, Molly K. Macauley, Richard D. Morgenstern, Daniel F. Morris, Timothy Murphy, Nigel Purvis, Leslie Richardson, Nathan Richardson, Heather L. Ross, P. Lynn Scarlett, Adam Stern, Andrew R Stevenson
Resources | Winter/Spring 2011 (177)
An Economist's View of the Oil Spill from Inside the White House
Joseph E. Aldy
Resources | Winter/Spring 2011 (177)
Climate and Energy Policy: Lessons Learned from the United States
Joseph E. Aldy
AICGS Working Paper
Economic Incentives in a New Climate Agreement
Joseph E. Aldy and Robert N. Stavins
Issue Paper prepared for the Copenhagen Climate Dialogue, May 8, 2008
Designing Post-2012 International Climate Change Policy
Joseph E. Aldy contributor blog post
Using Emission Fees to Curb Greenhouse Gases: A Primer
Joe Aldy
Progressive Policy Institute Policy Memo
Assessing the Costs of Regulatory Proposals for Reducing U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Joseph E. Aldy
Issue Brief CPF-3 | November 2007
Competitiveness Impacts of Carbon Dioxide Pricing Policies on Manufacturing
Richard D. Morgenstern, Joseph E. Aldy, Evan M Herrnstadt, Mun Ho, William A. Pizer
Issue Brief CPF-7 | November 2007
Cap-and-Trade vs. Emission Tax – Design Issues
Joseph E. Aldy contributor blog post
Cap-and-Trade vs. Emission Tax – Differences
Joseph E. Aldy contributor blog post
Cap-and-Trade vs. Emission Tax – Similarities
Joseph E. Aldy contributor blog post
Cap-and-Trade vs. Emission Tax: Introduction
Joseph E. Aldy contributor blog post
The IPCC Working Group III Report and Some Key Policy Questions
Joseph E. Aldy contributor blog post
The Stern Review and the Role of Benefit-Cost Analysis in Climate Change Policy
Joseph E. Aldy contributor blog post
The Strategic Petroleum Reserve: A Short-Term Response
Joseph E. Aldy
Resources | Fall 2006 (163)
Review of Beyond Kyoto: A New Global Climate Certificate System by Lutz Wicke
Joseph E. Aldy
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society
Why the Job Market Actually Improved after the BP Oil Spill
Friday, August 22, 2014
The Washington Post
New Research Paper Calls for Elimination of Fossil Fuel Subsidies
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Harvard Kennedy School
Bipartisan steps urged on climate change policy
Monday, November 19, 2012
The Boston Globe
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