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Lucija Anna Muehlenbachs

University Fellow
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Muehlenbachs is an Assistant Professor at the University of Calgary. Muehlenbachs' research has used computational methods to study issues in the oil and gas industry. She has experience in structural estimation of dynamic programming models, and has estimated conventional oil and gas extraction costs as well as the probability of change in recoverable reserves, production, and prices. 
Her current research interests lie in financial assurance of environmental liability, public disclosure of environmental violations, and oil and gas activity on First Nation reserve lands.
A 2002 graduate of the University of Alberta, Muehlenbachs received her Ph.D. in agricultural and resource economics in 2009 at the University of Maryland.
Muehlenbachs also has a personal website available here.

Muehlenbachs is in RFF’s Energy and Climate Program.


PhD, Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Maryland, 2009
MS, Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Maryland, 2008
BS, Physical Sciences and Japanese, University of Alberta, 2002

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