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Richard D. Morgenstern
Senior Fellow
202-328-5037
morgenstern@rff.org
RESEARCH TOPICS
 
AWARDS
 
 
Recipient, "Best Article" Award, Journal of Policy Analysis
and Management (with Winston Harrington and Peter Nelson), 2000.
 
NSF/NDEA Fellowships, University of Michigan.
 
Comfort Starr Prize, Oberlin College.
 
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES
 
Senior Fellow, Resources for the Future, 2000 - present.
 
Distinguished Professor of Economics (Visiting), Oberlin College, 2000 - 2001.
 
Senior Economic Counselor to the Under Secretary for Global Affairs, U.S. Department of State, 1999 - 2000.
 
Professor of Public Policy and Management (Visiting), University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, 1999.
 
Visiting Scholar, Resources for the Future, 1995 - 1999.
 
Gottesman Distinguished Professor of Economics (Visiting), Yeshiva University, 1996 - 1997.
 
Professor of Economics (Adjunct), American University, 1994 - 1996.
 
Deputy Administrator (Acting), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), 1993.
 
Assistant Administrator for Policy, Planning and Evaluation (Acting), U.S.
 
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), 1991 - 1993.
 
Director, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Policy Analysis, 1982 - 1995.
 
Director, The Urban Institute, Energy Program, 1980 - 1982.
 
Legislative Assistant to Senator J. Bennett Johnston, 1979 - 1980.
 
Deputy Assistant Administrator for Energy, Natural Resources, and the Environment, Congressional Budget Office, 1976 - 1979.
 
Associate Professor, City University of New York, Queens College, Department of Economics (with tenure), 1971 - 1976.
 
Assistant Professor/Instructor, American University, Department of Economics, 1969 - 1970.
 
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
 
Committee Memberships:
 
Member, National Academy of Engineering Committee on "Industrial Environmental Performance Metrics," 1997 - 1999.
 
 
Featured Publications
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
 
Resources Magazine: 185
Phil Sharp, Molly K. Macauley, Dallas Burtraw, Arthur G. Fraas, Winston Harrington, Richard D. Morgenstern, James W. Boyd, Jared Carbone, Alan J. Krupnick, Juha V. Siikamäki
Resources | 2014 (185)
 
Goings On: Highlights of RFF's Recent Contributions to Shaping Environmental Policy
Richard D. Morgenstern, Leonard A. Shabman, Yusuke Kuwayama , Roger A. Sedjo
Resources | 2014 (185)
 
Cutting Prices at the Pump: Opportunities for Natural Gas in the Light-Duty Fleet
Arthur G. Fraas, Winston Harrington, Richard D. Morgenstern
Resources | 2014 (185)
 
Getting to an Efficient Carbon Tax: How the Revenue is Used Matters
Jared Carbone, Richard D. Morgenstern, Roberton C. Williams III, Dallas Burtraw
Resources | 2014 (185)
 
Goings On: Highlights of RFF's Recent Contributions to Shaping Environmental Policy
Molly K. Macauley, James W. Boyd, Karen L. Palmer, Dallas Burtraw, P. Lynn Scarlett, William A. Pizer, Richard D. Morgenstern
Resources | 2013 (184)
 
Deficit Reduction and Carbon Taxes: Budgetary, Economic, and Distributional Impacts
Jared Carbone, Richard D. Morgenstern, Roberton C. Williams III, Dallas Burtraw
RFF Report | August 2013
 
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)
 
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