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Richard D. Morgenstern
Senior Fellow
202-328-5037
morgenstern@rff.org
RESEARCH TOPICS
 
AWARDS
 
 
Recipient, "Best Article" Award, Journal of Policy Analysis
and Management (with Winston Harrington and Peter Nelson), 2000.
 
NSF/NDEA Fellowships, University of Michigan.
 
Comfort Starr Prize, Oberlin College.
 
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES
 
Senior Fellow, Resources for the Future, 2000 - present.
 
Distinguished Professor of Economics (Visiting), Oberlin College, 2000 - 2001.
 
Senior Economic Counselor to the Under Secretary for Global Affairs, U.S. Department of State, 1999 - 2000.
 
Professor of Public Policy and Management (Visiting), University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, 1999.
 
Visiting Scholar, Resources for the Future, 1995 - 1999.
 
Gottesman Distinguished Professor of Economics (Visiting), Yeshiva University, 1996 - 1997.
 
Professor of Economics (Adjunct), American University, 1994 - 1996.
 
Deputy Administrator (Acting), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), 1993.
 
Assistant Administrator for Policy, Planning and Evaluation (Acting), U.S.
 
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), 1991 - 1993.
 
Director, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Policy Analysis, 1982 - 1995.
 
Director, The Urban Institute, Energy Program, 1980 - 1982.
 
Legislative Assistant to Senator J. Bennett Johnston, 1979 - 1980.
 
Deputy Assistant Administrator for Energy, Natural Resources, and the Environment, Congressional Budget Office, 1976 - 1979.
 
Associate Professor, City University of New York, Queens College, Department of Economics (with tenure), 1971 - 1976.
 
Assistant Professor/Instructor, American University, Department of Economics, 1969 - 1970.
 
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
 
Committee Memberships:
 
Member, National Academy of Engineering Committee on "Industrial Environmental Performance Metrics," 1997 - 1999.
 
 
Featured Publications
Assessing the Design of Three Pilot Programs for Carbon Trading in China
Clayton Munnings, Richard D. Morgenstern, Zhongmin Wang, Xu Liu
RFF Discussion Paper 14-36 | October 2014
 
The Initial Incidence of a Carbon Tax across US States
Roberton C. Williams III, Hal Gordon, Dallas Burtraw, Jared Carbone, Richard D. Morgenstern
RFF Discussion Paper 14-25 | October 2014
 
Changes in Analytical Perspectives across Administrations
Arthur G. Fraas, Richard D. Morgenstern
RFF Discussion Paper 14-35 | September 2014
 
The Initial Incidence of a Carbon Tax across Income Groups
Roberton C. Williams III, Hal Gordon, Dallas Burtraw, Jared Carbone, Richard D. Morgenstern
RFF Discussion Paper 14-24 | August 2014
 
Cheaper Fuels for the Light-Duty Fleet: Opportunities and Barriers
Arthur G. Fraas, Winston Harrington, Richard D. Morgenstern
RFF Discussion Paper 13-28-REV | January 2014
 
Resources Magazine: 185
Phil Sharp, Molly K. Macauley, Dallas Burtraw, Arthur G. Fraas, Winston Harrington, Richard D. Morgenstern, James W. Boyd, Jared Carbone, Alan J. Krupnick, Juha V. Siikamäki
Resources | 2014 (185)
 
Goings On: Highlights of RFF's Recent Contributions to Shaping Environmental Policy
Richard D. Morgenstern, Leonard A. Shabman, Yusuke Kuwayama , Roger A. Sedjo
Resources | 2014 (185)
 
Cutting Prices at the Pump: Opportunities for Natural Gas in the Light-Duty Fleet
Arthur G. Fraas, Winston Harrington, Richard D. Morgenstern
Resources | 2014 (185)
 
Getting to an Efficient Carbon Tax: How the Revenue is Used Matters
Jared Carbone, Richard D. Morgenstern, Roberton C. Williams III, Dallas Burtraw
Resources | 2014 (185)
 
Goings On: Highlights of RFF's Recent Contributions to Shaping Environmental Policy
Molly K. Macauley, James W. Boyd, Karen L. Palmer, Dallas Burtraw, P. Lynn Scarlett, William A. Pizer, Richard D. Morgenstern
Resources | 2013 (184)
 
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