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Richard D. Morgenstern
Senior Fellow
202-328-5037
morgenstern@rff.org
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PROFILE
 
Richard Morgenstern's research focuses on the economic analysis of environmental issues with an emphasis on the costs, benefits, evaluation, and design of environmental policies, especially economic incentive measures. His analysis also focuses on climate change, including the design of cost-effective policies to reduce emissions in the United States and abroad.  
Featured Publications
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)
 
Deficit Reduction and Carbon Taxes: Budgetary, Economic, and Distributional Impacts
Jared Carbone, Richard D. Morgenstern, Roberton C. Williams III, Dallas Burtraw
RFF Report | August 2013
 
Considering a US Carbon Tax: Frequently Asked Questions
Joseph E. Aldy, Timothy J. Brennan, Dallas Burtraw, Jared Carbone, Carolyn Fischer, Robert Kopp, Molly K. Macauley, Richard D. Morgenstern, Daniel F. Morris, Karen L. Palmer, Anthony Paul, Nathan Richardson, Roberton C. Williams III
Resources | 2013 (Digital Issue)
 
Goings On: Highlights of RFF's Recent Contributions to Shaping Environmental Policy
Kenneth J. Arrow, Sheila M. Olmstead, Dallas Burtraw, Arthur G. Fraas, Margaret A. Walls, Leonard A. Shabman, P. Lynn Scarlett, Ian W.H. Parry, Molly K. Macauley, Roberton C. Williams III, Richard D. Morgenstern, Karen L. Palmer, Allen Blackman, Rebecca Epanchin-Niell, James W. Boyd, Carolyn Fischer
Resources | 2013 (183)
 
Resources Magazine: 182
Phil Sharp, James W. Boyd, Dallas Burtraw, Carolyn Fischer, Kristin Hayes, Richard D. Morgenstern, Peter Nelson, Nathan Richardson, Warren C. Robinson, Juha V. Siikamäki, Joseph E. Stiglitz, Roberton C. Williams III
Resources | 2013 (182)
 
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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)
 
Considering a US Carbon Tax: Frequently Asked Questions
Joseph E. Aldy, Timothy J. Brennan, Dallas Burtraw, Jared Carbone, Carolyn Fischer, Robert Kopp, Molly K. Macauley, Richard D. Morgenstern, Daniel F. Morris, Karen L. Palmer, Anthony Paul, Nathan Richardson, Roberton C. Williams III
Resources | 2013 (Digital Issue)
 
Goings On: Highlights of RFF's Recent Contributions to Shaping Environmental Policy
Kenneth J. Arrow, Sheila M. Olmstead, Dallas Burtraw, Arthur G. Fraas, Margaret A. Walls, Leonard A. Shabman, P. Lynn Scarlett, Ian W.H. Parry, Molly K. Macauley, Roberton C. Williams III, Richard D. Morgenstern, Karen L. Palmer, Allen Blackman, Rebecca Epanchin-Niell, James W. Boyd, Carolyn Fischer
Resources | 2013 (183)
 
Resources Magazine: 182
Phil Sharp, James W. Boyd, Dallas Burtraw, Carolyn Fischer, Kristin Hayes, Richard D. Morgenstern, Peter Nelson, Nathan Richardson, Warren C. Robinson, Juha V. Siikamäki, Joseph E. Stiglitz, Roberton C. Williams III
Resources | 2013 (182)
 
Ensuring Competitiveness under a US Carbon Tax
Carolyn Fischer, Richard D. Morgenstern, Nathan Richardson
Resources | 2013 (182)
 
Inside RFF
Jintao Xu, Karen L. Palmer, Sheila M. Olmstead, Richard D. Morgenstern, Allen Blackman, Juha V. Siikamäki, Timothy J. Brennan, P. Lynn Scarlett, James N. Sanchirico, Yusuke Kuwayama , Antung Anthony Liu, C. Boyden Gray
Resources | 2013 (182)
 
How Does Regulation Affect Employment? An Interview with Richard Morgenstern
Richard D. Morgenstern
Resources | 2012 (179)
 
Resources Magazine
Joseph E. Aldy, John W. Anderson, Lynann Butkiewicz, Mark A Cohen, Roger M. Cooke, Arthur G. Fraas, Madeline Gottlieb, Kristin Hayes, Carolyn Kousky, Joshua Linn, Molly K. Macauley, Richard D. Morgenstern, Daniel F. Morris, Timothy Murphy, Nigel Purvis, Leslie Richardson, Nathan Richardson, Heather L. Ross, P. Lynn Scarlett, Adam Stern, Andrew R Stevenson
Resources | Winter/Spring 2011 (177)
 
Managing Environmental, Health, and Safety Risks: A Closer Look at how Three Federal Agencies Respond
P. Lynn Scarlett, Arthur G. Fraas, Richard D. Morgenstern, Timothy Murphy
Resources | Winter/Spring 2011 (177)
 
The Potential Impact on Energy-Intensive Trade-Exposed Industries of Clean Air Act Regulation of GHGs
Richard D. Morgenstern
Resources | Fall (176)
 
Adapting to Climate Change:The Public Policy Response
Daniel F. Morris, Molly K. Macauley, Raymond J. Kopp, Richard D. Morgenstern, Tiffany Clements
Issue Brief 10-19 | November 2010
 
Carbon Policies, Competitiveness, and Emissions Leakage: An International Perspective
Carolyn Fischer, Eric Moore, Richard D. Morgenstern, Toshi Arimura
Conference Summary | April 2010
 
Climate Policy and Competition: U.S. Industry’s Regulatory Dilemma
Carolyn Fischer, Richard D. Morgenstern
Resources | Winter/Spring 2009 (171)
 
Metrics for Evaluating Policy Commitments in a Fragmented World: The Challenges of Equity and Integrity
Carolyn Fischer and Richard Morgenstern
Discussion Paper 08-17, Harvard Project on International Climate Agreements, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School
 
Climate Change: Addressing Competitiveness Concerns
Richard D. Morgenstern
Resources | Spring 2008 (168)
 
Our Global Commons
Phil Sharp, Molly K. Macauley, Juha V. Siikamäki, Hellen Gelband, Dallas Burtraw, Richard D. Morgenstern
Resources | Spring 2008 (168)
 
Competitiveness Impacts of Carbon Dioxide Pricing Policies on Manufacturing
Richard D. Morgenstern, Joseph E. Aldy, Evan M Herrnstadt, Mun Ho, William A. Pizer
Issue Brief CPF-7 | November 2007
 
Addressing Competitiveness Concerns in the Context of a Mandatory Policy for Reducing U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Richard D. Morgenstern
Issue Brief CPF-8 | November 2007
 
How Well Do Voluntary Environmental Programs Really Work?
Richard D. Morgenstern, William A. Pizer
Resources | Winter 2007 (164)
 
Economic Incentives versus Command and Control: What's the best approach for solving environmental problems?
Winston Harrington, Richard D. Morgenstern
Resources | Fall/Winter 2004 (152)
 
The Future of Sustainable Development:The Johannesburg Conference and What Happens Next
John W. Anderson, Richard D. Morgenstern
Issue Brief 03-06 | August 2003
 
Demonstrating Emissions Trading in Taiyuan, China
Richard D. Morgenstern, Robert Anderson, Ruth Greenspan Bell, Alan J. Krupnick, Xuehua Zhang
Resources | Summer 2002 (148)
 
The Distributional Impacts of Carbon Mitigation Policies
Richard D. Morgenstern, Dallas Burtraw, Lawrence H. Goulder, Mun Ho, Karen L. Palmer, William A. Pizer, James N. Sanchirico, Jhih-Shyang Shih
Issue Brief 02-03 | March 2002
 
Baseline Issues in the Estimation of the Ancillary Benefits of Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Policies
Richard D. Morgenstern
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Workshop | OECD/IPCC | Ancillary Benefits and Costs of Greenhouse Gas Mitigation | Paris, France: OECD | 2000 | pp. 95-122
 
Complementarity May Lower Compliance Cost
Richard D. Morgenstern
Environmental Forum | July/August 1999
 
At Buenos Aires and Beyond
John W. Anderson, Richard D. Morgenstern, Michael A. Toman
Resources | Winter 1999 (134)
 
Climate Change Policy After Kyoto
Raymond J. Kopp, Richard D. Morgenstern, Michael A. Toman
Resources | Winter 1998 (130)
 
  
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