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Joseph E. Aldy
Visiting Fellow
617-496-7213
aldy@rff.org
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PROFILE
 
Joe Aldy is an assistant professor of public policy at Harvard’s Kennedy School. His research focuses on climate change policy, energy policy, and mortality risk valuation. Aldy also currently serves as the faculty chair of the Regulatory Policy Program at the Harvard Kennedy School. In 2009–2010, he served as the special assistant to the president for energy and the environment, reporting through both the White House National Economic Council and the Office of Energy and Climate Change. 
Featured Publications
Designing Climate Mitigation Policy
Joseph Aldy, Alan J. Krupnick, Richard G. Newell, Ian Parry and William A. Pizer
Journal of Economic Literature | December 2010 | Vol. 48, No. 4 | pp. 203-934 | Related Discussion Paper 08-16
 
Post-Kyoto International Climate Policy: Implementing Architectures for Agreement
Joseph E. Aldy and Robert N. Stavins, eds.
New York: Cambridge University Press | 2009
 
Post-Kyoto International Climate Policy: Summary for Policymakers
Joseph E. Aldy and Robert N. Stavins
New York: Cambridge University Press | 2009
 
Adjusting the Value of a Statistical Life for Age and Cohort Effects
Joseph E. Aldy and W. Kip Viscusi
Review of Economics and Statistics | 2008 | Vol. 90, No. 3 | pp. 573-581 | Related Discussion Paper 06-19
 
Labor Market Estimates of the Senior Discount for the Value of Statistical Life
W. Kip Viscusi and Joseph E. Aldy
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management | 2007 | Vol. 53 | pp. 377-392 | Related Discussion Paper 06-12
 
Energy and Carbon Dynamics at Advanced Stages of Development: An Analysis of the U.S. States, 1960-1999
Joseph E. Aldy
The Energy Journal | 2007 | Vol. 28, Issue 1 | pp. 91-111 | Related Discussion Paper 06-13
 
Architectures for Agreement: Addressing Global Climate Change in the Post-Kyoto World
Joseph E. Aldy and Robert N. Stavins, eds.
Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press | 2007
 
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DISCUSSION PAPERS
A Preliminary Review of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act’s Clean Energy Package
Joseph E. Aldy
RFF Discussion Paper 12-03 | January 2012
 
The Promise and Problems of Pricing Carbon: Theory and Experience
Joseph E. Aldy, Robert N. Stavins
RFF Discussion Paper 11-46 | October 2011
 
Using the Market to Address Climate Change: Insights from Theory and Experience
Joseph E. Aldy, Robert N. Stavins
RFF Discussion Paper 11-48 | September 2011
 
Designing Climate Mitigation Policy
Joseph E. Aldy, Alan J. Krupnick, Richard G. Newell, Ian W.H. Parry, William A. Pizer
RFF Discussion Paper 08-16 | May 2009
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A Tax-Based Approach to Slowing Global Climate Change
Joseph E. Aldy, Eduardo Ley, Ian W.H. Parry
RFF Discussion Paper 08-26 | July 2008
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Issues in Designing U.S. Climate Change Policy
Joseph E. Aldy, William A. Pizer
RFF Discussion Paper 08-20 | June 2008
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Age Differences in the Value of Statistical Life: Revealed Preference Evidence
Joseph E. Aldy, Kip Viscusi
RFF Discussion Paper 07-05 | April 2007
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Divergence in State-Level Per Capita Carbon Dioxide Emissions
Joseph E. Aldy
05/06
 
Adjusting the Value of a Statistical Life for Age and Cohort Effects
Joseph E. Aldy, Kip Viscusi
RFF Discussion Paper 06-19 | April 2006
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Energy and Carbon Dynamics at Advanced Stages of Development: An Analysis of the U.S. States, 1960-1999
Joseph E. Aldy
RFF Discussion Paper 06-13 | March 2006
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Labor Market Estimates of the Senior Discount for the Value of Statistical Life
Kip Viscusi, Joseph E. Aldy
RFF Discussion Paper 06-12 | February 2006
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Divergence in State-Level Per Capita Carbon Dioxide Emissions
Joseph E. Aldy
RFF Discussion Paper 06-07 | February 2006
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Divergence in State-Level Per Capita Carbon Dioxide Emissions
Joseph E. Aldy
February 2006
 
Labor Market Estimates of the Senior Discount for the Value of Statistical Life
W. Kip Viscusi and Joseph E. Aldy
paper under review
 
Per Capita Carbon Dioxide Emissions: Convergence or Divergence?
Joseph E. Aldy
RFF Discussion Paper 05-53 | November 2005
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Per Capita Carbon Dioxide Emissions: Convergence or Divergence?
Joseph E. Aldy
October 17, 2005
 
Insurance against Weather and Energy Price Shocks: The Benefits of Energy Subsidies to Low-Income Households
Joseph E. Aldy
 
Adjusting the Value of a Statistical Life for Age and Cohort Effects
Joseph E. Aldy and W. Kip Viscusi
paper under review
 
Divergence in Per Capita Carbon Dioxide Emissions
Joseph E. Aldy
February 2005
 
13 + 1: A Comparison of Global Climate Change Policy Architectures
Joseph E. Aldy, Scott Barrett, Robert N. Stavins
RFF Discussion Paper 03-26 | August 2003
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