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Karen L. Palmer
Research Director, Senior Fellow, and Associate Director, Center for Climate and Electricity Policy
202-328-5106
palmer@rff.org
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EDUCATION
 
Ph.D. in economics, Boston College, 1990.
 
B.A. in economics, Brandeis University, 1981.
Featured Publications
Designing by Degrees: Flexibility and Cost-Effectiveness in Climate Policy
Anthony Paul, Karen L. Palmer, Matthew Woerman
RFF Discussion Paper 14-05 | February 2014
 
The Costs and Consequences of Clean Air Act Regulation of CO2 from Power Plants
Dallas Burtraw, Joshua Linn, Karen L. Palmer, Anthony Paul
RFF Discussion Paper 14-01 | January 2014
 
Taxing Electricity Sector Carbon Emissions at Social Cost
Anthony Paul, Blair Beasley, Karen L. Palmer
RFF Discussion Paper 13-23-REV | November 2013
 
Bridging the Energy Efficiency Gap: Policy Insights from Economic Theory and Empirical Evidence
Kenneth T. Gillingham, Karen L. Palmer
RFF Discussion Paper 13-02-REV | October 2013
 
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)
 
Is Energy Efficiency Capitalized into Home Prices? Evidence from Three US Cities
Margaret A. Walls, Karen L. Palmer, Todd Gerarden
RFF Discussion Paper 13-18 | July 2013
 
Reliability in the Electricity Industry under New Environmental Regulations
Dallas Burtraw, Karen L. Palmer, Anthony Paul, Blair Beasley, and Matthew Woerman
Energy Policy | forthcoming | Related Discussion Paper 12-18
 
Flexible Mandates for Investment in New Technology
Dalia Patino Echeverri, Dallas Burtraw and Karen Palmer
Journal of Regulatory Economics | forthcoming | Related Discussion Paper 12-14
 
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)
 
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