Chair Emeritus, RFF Board of Directors; Professor and Dean Emeritus, MIT
Richard Schmalensee is a chair emeritus of the RFF Board of Directors and an expert in energy and environmental policy.
Resources Radio — Jan 10, 2023
Does Cap and Trade Exacerbate Environmental Injustice in California?, with Danae Hernández-Cortés
Danae Hernández-Cortés discusses how California’s cap-and-trade program affects levels of air pollution in environmental justice communities.
Resources Magazine — Oct 19, 2022
Air Pollution Exposure in New York City Schools
Beia Spiller discusses how community-engaged research produces new knowledge, informs policymaking, and benefits communities that are engaged in the research.
Journal Article — Oct 19, 2022
A Retrospective Assessment of COVID-19 Model Performance in the USA
This study presents a worthwhile method for appropriately assessing the performance of probabilistic forecasts and can potentially improve both public health decision-making and COVID-19 modeling.
On the Issues — Oct 7, 2022
On the Issues: International Trade, World Carbon Pricing Database, and More
A biweekly newsletter connecting global current events, pressing climate and energy policy news, and economics research from RFF scholars. This week: international trade, World Carbon Pricing Database, and more.