Associate Professor of Economics
Middlebury College and NBER
Areas of Expertise:Environmental Policy, Regulation
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I joined the Economics Department and the Environmental Studies Program at Middlebury College as an assistant professor in the fall of 2007. I joined the National Bureau of Economic Research as a Faculty research Fellow in 2012. I earned promotion with tenure in December of 2013. I teach microeconomics, environmental and natural resource economics, and a course focusing on environmental policy in the United States. Broadly, my research focuses on measuring air pollution damage and market-based policy design. My current research focuses on updating the AP2 model to 2011, estimating air pollution damage from energy production, quality change in energy price indices, and the role that vital statistics play in pollution damage measurement. I have published papers in the American Economic Review (3), Science, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Environmental and Resource Economics, Resource and Energy Economics, The Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, The Energy Journal, Environment and Development Economics, Nature Climate Change, Environmental Science & Technology, The Berkeley Electronic Press' Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy (2), Water Resources Research, Environment International, and Environmetrics.
Recent Comments by Nick Muller
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EPA’s Methane Rule Comes Up Short