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Raymond J. Kopp
Senior Fellow and Director, Center for Climate and Electricity Policy
202-328-5059
kopp@rff.org
RESEARCH TOPICS
 
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES
 
Senior Fellow, Resources for the Future, 1984 - present.
 
Vice President for Programs, Resources for the Future, 2000 - 2002.
 
Director, Resources for the Future, Quality of the Environment Division, 1987 - 1988.
 
Fellow, Resources for the Future, Quality of the Environment Division, 1977 - 1984.
 
Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1981 - 1982.
 
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
 
Memberships:
 
Member, Consumer Energy Council of America Transmission Infrastructure Forum
 
Member, Scientific Committee for Modeling the Transition to Sustainable Development
 
Member of the Advisory Committee Climate Policy Center, Washington, DC
 
Member of the Advisory Committee for the Center for Environment and Natural Resource Economics and Policy, North Carolina State University.
 
Member, U.S. Department of State Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy, 1999 - present.
 
Treasurer, Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE), 1994 - present.
 
Board of Directors, Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE), 1990 - 1992.
 
 
Editorial Activities:
 
Editorial Council, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 1992 - 1995.
 
Associate Editor, Journal of Productivity Analysis, 1989 - 1992.
 
Consulting Activities:
 
Cost-Benefit Analysis -- Endangered Species Act, Industrial Economics for the US department of the Interior, 2006-Present
 
Natural Resource Damages -- 1991 Iraqi Invasion of Kuwait, for the United Nations Compensation Commission a subsidiary organ of the United Nations Security Council, 2004-2005
 
Natural Resource Damages -- Marine Sediment Contamination, for the US Department of Justice, 2004
 
Natural Resource Damages -- Groundwater Contamination, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, 2002- 2003
 
Natural Resource Damages -- Groundwater Contamination, The Collins Law, 2000-2001
 
Non-market Valuation -- Federal Tax for Caplin & Drysdale, 1989-2000
 
Natural Resource Damages -- Hazardous Waste Release, for the California Attorney General, 1989-2000
 
Natural Resource Damages -- Groundwater Contamination, for Vega Alta, 1989-2000
 
Natural Resource Damages-- Oil Spill, for the US Department of Justice, 1989-2000
 
Natural Resource Damages-- Marine Sediment Contamination, for the US Department of Justice / National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 1989-2000
 
Natural Resource Damages -- Mine Waste Contamination, for the US Department of Justice / National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 1989-2000
 
Natural Resource Damages-- Marine Sediment Contamination, for the US Department of Justice / National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 1989-2000
 
Natural Resource Damages-- Oil Spill, for the California Attorney General, 1989-2000
 
Natural Resource Damages -- Oil Spill, for the US Department of Justice, 1989-2000
 
Natural Resource Damages -- Oil Spill, for the Attorney General, State of Alaska, 1989-2000
 
PUBLIC SERVICE
 
"The Natural Resource Damage Provisions of CERCLA and OPA." Delivered to the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Transportation, Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, July 11, 1995.
Featured Publications
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)
 
Commentary: Toward a North American Energy Strategy
Raymond J. Kopp, Alan J. Krupnick
Resources | 2014 (186)
 
The Natural Gas Revolution: Critical Questions for a Sustainable Energy Future
Alan J. Krupnick, Raymond J. Kopp, Kristin Hayes, Skyler Roeshot
RFF Report | March 2014
 
The Best of Common Resources
Nathan Richardson, Alan J. Krupnick, Daniel F. Morris, Hal Gordon, Clayton Munnings, Heather L. Ross, Raymond J. Kopp, Timothy J. Brennan, Margaret A. Walls, James W. Boyd
Resources | 2013 (Digital Issue)
 
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)
 
Resources Magazine: 179
James W. Boyd, Joel Darmstadter, Winston Harrington, Raymond J. Kopp, Carolyn Kousky, Joshua Linn, Sheila M. Olmstead, Juha V. Siikamäki, Phil Sharp
Resources | 2012 (179)
 
If Walmart Were In Charge: Sourcing CO2 Emissions Reductions at Least Cost
Raymond J. Kopp
Resources | 2012 (179)
 
If Walmart Were In Charge: Sourcing CO2 Emissions Reductions at Least Cost
Raymond J. Kopp
Issue Brief 11-14 | September 2011
 
Reforming Institutions and Managing Extremes U.S. Policy Approaches for Adapting to a Changing Climate
Daniel F. Morris, Molly K. Macauley, Raymond J. Kopp, Richard D. Morgenstern
RFF Report | May 2011
 
The Climate Has Changed — So Must Policy
Raymond J. Kopp
Issue Brief 11-03 | March 2011
 
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