Michael A. Toman (Mike) is a Senior Fellow at Resources for the Future, where he also was a staff member from 1981-2003. Prior to rejoining RFF, Mike served as a lead economist and research team manager in the World Bank Development Research Group. He also held senior analytical and management positions at RAND Corporation and the Inter-American Development Bank. Mike served as a Senior Staff Economist at the White House Council of Economic Advisers from 1994-1996. His current research interests include climate change adaptation, international climate policy, energy and economic growth, and sustainable development. Mike has been an adjunct lecturer at the Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, and the School of the Environment, University of California at Santa Barbara. Mike has a B.A. from Indiana University, a M.Sc. in applied mathematics from Brown University, and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in economics from the University of Rochester.
Michael A. Toman
- Resources Magazine
Resources Magazine — Oct 22, 2020
Space: The Next Great Market Opportunity
Michael Toman, lead climate change economist at the World Bank’s Development Research Group, discusses on the Resources Radio podcast the commercialization and privatization of outer space.
Common Resources — Apr 6, 2021
Putting the American Jobs Plan to Work: Examining the Implications and Challenges
RFF experts assess the Biden administration’s American Jobs Plan, which includes policy approaches to boost clean energy, protect the environment, and speed decarbonization efforts.