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Raymond J. Kopp
Senior Fellow and Co-Director, RFF's Center for Energy and Climate Economics
202-328-5059
kopp@rff.org
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Raymond Kopp holds Ph.D. and MA degrees in economics and an undergraduate degree in finance. He has been a member of the RFF research staff since 1977 and has held a variety of management positions within the institution. 
Featured Publications
Attaining Sustainable Development of Oil and Gas in North America: US Policy Briefs
Alan J. Krupnick, Madeline Gottlieb, Raymond J. Kopp
RFF Report | June 2014
 
Attaining Sustainable Development of Oil and Gas in North America: A Review of the Environmental Regulatory Landscape
Alan J. Krupnick, Raymond J. Kopp
RFF Report | June 2014
 
Commentary: Toward a North American Energy Strategy
Raymond J. Kopp, Alan J. Krupnick
Resources | 2014 (186)
 
The Natural Gas Revolution: Critical Questions for a Sustainable Energy Future
Alan J. Krupnick, Raymond J. Kopp, Kristin Hayes, Skyler Roeshot
RFF Report | March 2014
 
The Best of Common Resources
Nathan Richardson, Alan J. Krupnick, Daniel F. Morris, Hal Gordon, Clayton Munnings, Heather L. Ross, Raymond J. Kopp, Timothy J. Brennan, Margaret A. Walls, James W. Boyd
Resources | 2013 (Digital Issue)
 
Goings On
James Smith, Anthony Paul, Carolyn Fischer, James W. Boyd, Elisheba Beia Spiller, Sheila M. Olmstead, Molly K. Macauley, Phil Sharp, Carolyn Kousky, Raymond J. Kopp, Dallas Burtraw, Alan J. Krupnick, Yusuke Kuwayama , P. Lynn Scarlett, Karen L. Palmer
Resources | 2012 (181)
 
Resources Magazine: 179
James W. Boyd, Joel Darmstadter, Winston Harrington, Raymond J. Kopp, Carolyn Kousky, Joshua Linn, Sheila M. Olmstead, Juha V. Siikamäki, Phil Sharp
Resources | 2012 (179)
 
If Walmart Were In Charge: Sourcing CO2 Emissions Reductions at Least Cost
Raymond J. Kopp
Resources | 2012 (179)
 
If Walmart Were In Charge: Sourcing CO2 Emissions Reductions at Least Cost
Raymond J. Kopp
Issue Brief 11-14 | September 2011
 
Reforming Institutions and Managing Extremes U.S. Policy Approaches for Adapting to a Changing Climate
Daniel F. Morris, Molly K. Macauley, Raymond J. Kopp, Richard D. Morgenstern
RFF Report | May 2011
 
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JOURNAL ARTICLES
Energy Resources and Global Development
Jeff Chow, Raymond J. Kopp, Paul A. Portney
Science | November 2003 | Vol. 302 | pp. 1528-1531
 
The Impact of No Opinion Response Options on Data Quality: Non-Attitude Reduction or an Invitation to Satisfice?
Jon A. Krosnick, Allyson L. Holbrook, Matthew K. Berent, Richard T. Carson, W. Michael Hanemann, Robert Cameron Mitchell, Stanley Presser, Raymond J. Kopp, Paul A. Ruud, V. Kerry Smith, Wendy R. Moody, Melanie C. Green, and Michael Conaway
Public Opinion Quarterly | Fall 2002 | Vol. 66, No. 3
 
On Valuing Nature
Raymond J. Kopp, N.E. Bockstael, A.M. Freeman III, Paul R. Portney, and V.K. Smith
Environmental Science and Technology | 2000 | Vol. 34, No. 8 | pp. 1384-1389
 
Referendum Design and Contingent Valuation: The NOAA Panel's No-Vote Recommendation
Raymond J. Kopp, R.T. Carson, W.M. Hanemann, J.A. Krosnick, R.C. Mitchell, S. Presser, P.A. Ruud, and V.K. Smith
Review of Economics and Statistics | May 1998 | Vol. 80, No. 2
 
Temporal Reliability of Estimates From Contingent Valuation
Raymond J. Kopp, R.T. Carson, W.M. Hanemann, J.A. Krosnick, R.C Mitchell, S. Presser, P.A. Ruud, and V.K. Smith
Land Economics | May 1997 | Vol. 73, No. 2
 
Cost-Benefit Analysis and Regulatory Reform
Ray Kopp, Alan Krupnick, and Michael A. Toman
Human and Ecological Risk Assessment | November 1997 | Vol. 3, No. 5
 
How Reliably Can Climate Change and Mitigation Policy Impacts on Electric Utilities be Assessed?
Hadi Dowlatabadi, Robert Hahn, Raymond J. Kopp, Karen L. Palmer, and Diane DeWitt
Utility Policy | July 1993 | Vol. 1 | pp. 261-268
 
Why Existence Value Should be Included in Cost-Benefit Analysis
Raymond J. Kopp
Journal of Policy Analysis and Management | Winter 1992 | Vol. 11, No. 1
 
Least Squares Estimation of Econometric Frontier Models: Consistent Estimation and Inference
Raymond J. Kopp and John Mullahy
Scandinavian Journal of Economics | 1992
 
Confronto Internazionale Sulla Legislazione Ambientale
Raymond J. Kopp, Paul R. Portney, and Diane E. DeWitt
Energia | September 1991 | Vol. 12, No. 3
 
Moment-Based Estimation and Testing of Stochastic Frontier Models
Raymond J. Kopp and John Mullahy
Journal of Econometrics | October/November 1990
 
The Social Cost of Environmental Quality Regulations: A General Equilibrium Analysis
Raymond J. Kopp and Michael Hazilla
Journal of Political Economy | August 1990
 
Natural Resource Damages: The Economics Have Shifted After Ohio v. United States Department of the Interior
Paul R. Portney, Raymond J. Kopp, and V. Kerry Smith
Environmental Law Reporter | 1990 | Vol. 20 | pp. 10127-10131
 
The Economics of Natural Resource Damages After Ohio v. U.S. Department of the Interior
Raymond J. Kopp, Paul R. Portney, and V. Kerry Smith
Environmental Law Reporter | 1990 | Vol. 20, No. 4
 
Benefit Estimation Goes to Court: The Case of Natural Resource Damage Assessments
Raymond J. Kopp and V. Kerry Smith
Journal of Policy Analysis and Management | Fall 1989
 
Welfare Implications of Restricted Triazine Herbicide Use in the Chesapeake Bay Region
Raymond J. Kopp and Leonard Gianessi
Journal of Marine Resource Economics | 1989
 
Agricultural Policy and the Benefits of Ozone Control
Alan J. Krupnick and Raymond Kopp
Journal of the American Agricultural Economics Association | December 1987 | Vol. 69, No. 5
 
Economic and Social Indicators for the Farm Sector: Discussion
Raymond J. Kopp and John M. Antle
American Journal of Agricultural Economics | December 1986 | Vol. 68, No. 5
 
Testing for Separable Functional Structure Using Partial Equilibrium Models
Raymond J. Kopp and Michael Hazilla
Journal of Econometrics | October/November 1986
 
Systematic Effects of Capital Service Price Definition on Perceptions of Input Substitution
Raymond J. Kopp and Michael Hazilla
Journal of Business and Economic Statistics | April 1986
 
The Measurement of Nonneutral Technological Change
Raymond J. Kopp and V. Kerry Smith
International Economic Review | February 1985
 
Implications of Environmental Policy for U.S. Agriculture: The Case of Ambient Ozone Standards
Raymond J. Kopp, William J. Vaughan, Michael Hazilla, and Richard Carson
Journal of Environmental Management | 1985
 
A Factor Demand Model for Strategic Nonfuel Minerals in the Primary Metals Sectors
Raymond J. Kopp and Michael Hazilla
Land Economics | November 1984
 
Assessing U.S. Vulnerability to Raw Material Supply Disruptions: An Application to Nonfuel Minerals
Raymond J. Kopp and Michael Hazilla
Southern Economic Journal | October 1984
 
Neoclassical Modeling of Nonneutral Technological Change: An Experimental Appraisal
Raymond J. Kopp and V. Kerry Smith
Scandinavian Journal of Economics | 1983
 
The Decomposition of Frontier Cost Function Deviations into Measures of Technical, Allocative and Overall Productive Efficiency
Raymond J. Kopp and W.E. Diewert
Journal of Econometrics | 1982
 
Measuring the Technical Efficiency of Production: A Comment
Raymond J. Kopp
Journal of Economic Theory | December 1981
 
The Measurement of Productive Efficiency: A Reconsideration
Raymond J. Kopp
Quarterly Journal of Economics | August 1981
 
Measuring Factor Substitution with Neoclassical Models: An Experimental Evaluation
Raymond J. Kopp and V. Kerry Smith
Bell Journal of Economics | Autumn 1980
 
Frontier Production Function Estimates for Steam Electric Generation: A Comparative Analysis
Raymond J. Kopp and V. Kerry Smith
Southern Economic Journal | April 1980
 
Toward a Definition of the Spatial Limits of Travel Cost Recreation Models
Raymond J. Kopp and V. Kerry Smith
Land Economics | February 1980
 
Environmental Regulation and Optimal Investment Behavior: A Micro-Economic Analysis
Raymond J. Kopp and V. Kerry Smith
Regional Science and Urban Economics | 1980
 
Further Evidence on the Properties of Neoclassical Estimates of the Aggregate Production Technology
Raymond J. Kopp and V. Kerry Smith
Economic Letters | 1980 | Vol. 5
 
  
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