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Richard D. Morgenstern
Senior Fellow
202-328-5037
morgenstern@rff.org
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PROFILE
 
Richard Morgenstern's research focuses on the economic analysis of environmental issues with an emphasis on the costs, benefits, evaluation, and design of environmental policies, especially economic incentive measures. His analysis also focuses on climate change, including the design of cost-effective policies to reduce emissions in the United States and abroad.  
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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BOOKS AND BOOK CHAPTERS
Reforming Regulatory Impact Analysis
Winston Harrington, Lisa Heinzerling, and Richard D. Morgenstern, editors
RFF Press | July 2009
 
Reality Check
Richard D. Morgenstern and William A. Pizer, Editors
RFF Press | 2007
 
Economics Incentives Versus Command and Control
Winston Harrington and Richard D. Morgenstern
The RFF Reader in Environmental and Resource Policy, 2nd Edition | Wallace E. Oates, ed. | RFF Press | 2006 | Chapter 11, pp. 66-71
 
New Approaches on Energy and the Environment
Richard D. Morgenstern and Paul R. Portney, editors
RFF Press | November 2004
 
Stimulating Technology to Slow Climate Change
Raymond J. Kopp, Richard D. Morgenstern, Richard G. Newell, and William A. Pizer
New Approaches on Energy and the Environment: Policy Advice for the President | Richard D. Morgenstern and Paul R. Portney, eds. | RFF Press | 2004 | Chapter 2
 
Emissions Trading to Improve Air Quality in an Industrial City in the People's Republic of China,
Richard D. Morgenstern, Piya Abeygunawardena, Alan Krupnick, Robert Anderson, Ruth Greenspan Bell, and Jeremy Schreifels
China's Environment: The Challenges of Sustainable Development, | Kristen A. Day, editor | M.E. Sharpe | 2005
 
Choosing Environmental Policy
Winston Harrington, Richard D. Morgenstern, and Thomas Sterner Editors
RFF Press | July 2004
 
Trichloroethylene in the United States: Embracing Market-Based Approaches?
Miranda Loh and Richard D. Morgenstern
Choosing Environmental Policy: Comparing Instruments and Outcomes in the United States and Europe | Winston Harrington, Richard D. Morgenstern, and Thomas Sterner, eds. | RFF Press | 2004 | Chapter 11
 
Lessons from the Case Studies
Winston Harrington, Richard D. Morgenstern, Thomas Sterner, and J. Clarence (Terry) Davies
Choosing Environmental Policy: Comparing Instruments and Outcomes in the United States and Europe | Winston Harrington, Richard D. Morgenster, and Thomas Sterner, eds. | RFF Press | 2004 | Chapter 12
 
Reducing Cost Uncertainty and Encouraging Ratification of the Kyoto Protocol
Raymond J. Kopp, Richard Morgenstern, William Pizer, and Frédéric Ghersi
Global Warming in Asian-Pacific | R. Mendelsohn and D. Shaw eds. | Cheltenham, U.K.: Edward Elgar Publishing, Ltd. | 2002
 
Reducing Carbon Emissions and Limiting Costs
Richard D. Morgenstern
U.S. Policy on Climate Change: What Next? | John A. Riggs, ed. | Aspen, CO: The Aspen Institute | 2002
 
The Benefits and Costs of the Clean Air Act
Richard D. Morgenstern
Air Pollution in the 21st Century: Priority Issues and Policy | T. Schneider, ed. | Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier Science Publishers | 1998
 
An Historical Perspective on the Role of Economic Analysis in Regulatory Decisionmaking
Richard D. Morgenstern
Better Environmental Decisions: Strategies for Governments, Businesses and Communities | Ken Sexton, ed. | Washington, D.C.: Island Press | 1998
 
Economic Analyses at EPA
Richard D. Morgenstern, Editor
RFF Press | 1997
 
Environmental Regulation: U.S. Competitiveness, Benefits and Costs
Richard D. Morgenstern
The Convergence of U.S. National Security and the Global Environment | Dick Clark, ed. | Aspen, CO: The Aspen Institute | 1997 | Vol. 12, No.2
 
Environmental Reform: Better Science and Economics
Richard D. Morgenstern
Environmental Risks and Rewards for Business | Herbert Enmarch-Williams, ed. | London, U.K.: John Wiley and Sons | 1996
 
National Environmental Goals: Implementing the Laws, Visions of the Future, and Research Priorities
Richard D. Morgenstern
National Forum on Science and Technology Goals | Washington, D.C.: National Academy of Sciences | 1996
 
Myths about Economics and the Environment
Richard D. Morgenstern
Environment Strategy America | William K. Reilly, ed. | London, U.K.: Campden Publishing | 1996
 
  
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