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Richard D. Morgenstern
Senior Fellow
202-328-5037
morgenstern@rff.org
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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
The Initial Incidence of a Carbon Tax across Income Groups
Roberton C. Williams III, Hal Gordon, Dallas Burtraw, Jared Carbone, Richard D. Morgenstern
RFF Discussion Paper 14-24 | August 2014
 
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)
 
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SELECTED PRESENTATIONS
Are Decisionmakers at Home on the Range? Communicating Uncertainties in Regulatory Impact Analyses
Alan Krupnick, Richard Morgenstern, Peter Nelson
Expert Elicitation Workshop | RFF Conference Center, Washington, DC | March 13, 2006
 
Are We Overstating the Economic Costs of Environmental Protection?
Richard D. Morgenstern, William A. Pizer, and Jhih-Shyang Shih
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency | Washington, D.C. | May 20, 1997
 
Labor and Environmental Regulations
Richard D. Morgenstern, William A. Pizer, and Jhih-Shyang Shih
U.S. Bureau of Census, Center for Economic Studies | Washington, D.C. | February 5, 1998
 
The Diffusion of New Technologies: A Microeconomic Analysis of Firm Decision Making at the Plant Level
Raymond J. Kopp, Winston Harrington, Richard D. Morgenstern, William A. Pizer, and Jhih-Shyang Shih
National Bureau of Economic Research Summer Institute | Cambridge, MA | August 3, 1998
 
The Near-Term Impacts of Carbon Mitigation Policies on Manufacturing Industries
Richard D. Morgenstern, Mun Ho, Jhih-Shyang Shih, and Xuehua Zhang
Second World Congress of Environmental Economists | Association of Environmental and Resource Economists/European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists | Monterey, CA | June 23, 2002
 
Comparing National Commitments in a Fragmented Policy World
Jake Jakoby, Carolyn Fischer, Richard Morgenstern
Climate Policy Network meeting | FEEM | Sardinia, Italy | September 14, 2005
 
Are Decisionmakers at Home on the Range
Alan Krupnick
Georgia Tech Enginneering and Public Policy Seminar Series | Environmental Engineering Department | Georgia Tech, Atlanta | October 30, 2006
 
What's Uncertainty Have to Do With It?
Richard Morgenstern, Alan Krupnick, Dallas Burtraw
NRC Committee on Models in the Regulatory Decision Process | National Research Council | Washington, D.C. | November 30, 2005
 
What's Uncertainty Have to Do with It?
Alan Krupnick and Dick Morgenstern
Meeting | EPA | Washington, D.C. | November 16, 2005
 
Institutional Evaluation of the National Environmental System (SINA)
Allen Blackman, Richard Morgenstern, Sandra Hoffmanm and E. Topping
World Bank Workshop on Country Environmental Analysis for Columbia | World Bank | Bogota, Columbia | August 1, 2004
 
  
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