Researcher Profile

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Clayton Munnings

Senior Research Associate

Topics of Interest

Clayton Munnings is a senior research associate at Resources for the Future, where he analyzes the domestic and international use of market-based mechanisms to mitigate carbon emissions. His research focuses on ex ante design evaluations and ex post economic assessments of carbon prices, carbon offset protocols, and linkages between carbon markets. He has studied the linkage of carbon trading markets, the design of China’s pilot carbon trading markets, and the performance of offset projects under the Clean Development Mechanism to destroy HFC-23, a powerful greenhouse gas.


BS in science of natural and environmental systems, Cornell University, 2011

Selected Work

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