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Charles Mason

H. A. "Dave" True Chair in Petroleum and Natural Gas Economics
University of Wyoming

Areas of Expertise:

Energy Economics, Environmental Policy, Hydraulic Fracturing, Natural Gas, Nuclear, Oil, Transportation

Charles (Chuck) Mason is the H. A. "Dave" True, Jr. Chair in Petroleum and Natural Gas Economics in the Department of Economics and Finance at the University of Wyoming. He is an internationally known scholar who specializes in Environmental and Resource Economics with over 60 publications in peer-reviewed journals. He served as the managing editor of the top international journal in the field of Environmental and Resource Economics, the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, from 2006 to 2011. He is currently an associate editor of the European Economic Review, co-editor of the Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists and joint editor-in-chief of Strategic Behavior in the Environment. Chuck earned a double B.A. in Economics and Mathematics in 1977 and a Ph.D. in Economics in 1983, all at the University of California at Berkeley. He is a non-resident fellow at Resources for the Future, and has been a visiting academic at a variety of top international universities, including the University of Cambridge (2003); the London School of Economics (2014); the University of Oxford (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012); the Venice International University, Ca’ Foscari (2013); and the Toulouse School of Economics (2013). He has been on the faculty at the University of Wyoming since 1982.

Recent Comments by Charles Mason

  • "The case for lifting the export ban is persuasive: the main effect of the ban is to force sellers of light tight oil from the Bakken, Eagle Ford, and "
    End the Crude Oil Export Ban