Robert StavinsRobert N. Stavins is the A.J. Meyer Professor of Energy & Economic Development, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Director of the Harvard Environmental Economics Program, Director of Graduate Studies for the Doctoral Program in Public Policy and the Doctoral Program in Political Economy and Government, Co-Chair of the Harvard Business School-Kennedy School Joint Degree Programs, and Director of the Harvard Project on Climate Agreements.

Email: robert_stavins@hks.harvard.edu
Tel: 617-495-1820
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My Blog: An Economic View of the Environment

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    RobertStavins As long as RGGI is binding (which it is -- auction prices are $4, and floor is $2), then whatever additional reduction is accomplished by the NYS tax generates that number of allowances no longer needed in NYS, and those are bought by utilities in other states. 100% leakage. t.co/ny4ZhylHqz
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    RobertStavins No, as long as RGGI is binding (it is -- auction prices are $4, and floor is $2), then whatever additional reduction is accomplished by the NYS tax generates that number of allowances no longer needed in NYS, and those are bought by utilities in other states. 100% leakage. t.co/oQKwl4h8lZ
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    RobertStavins @noahqk @josephaldy @NatKeohane @JasonBordoff @LFFriedman @CoralMDavenport As long as RGGI is binding (which it is -- auction prices are $4, and floor is $2), then whatever additional reduction is accomplished by the NYS tax generates that number of allowances no longer needed in NYS, and those are bought by utilities in other states. 100% leakage.

Roles and Responsibilities

Albert Pratt Professor of Business & Government, Harvard Kennedy School

Director, Harvard Environmental Economics Program

Director, Harvard Project on Climate Agreements

Director of Graduate Studies for Ph.D. in Public Policy, and Political Economy & Government

Co-Chair, HKS/HBS Joint Degree Program

Faculty Chair, Exec Ed Course Climate Change & Energy: Policy Making for the Long Term

University Fellow, Resources for the Future

Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research

Co-Editor, The Journal of Wine Economics

Latest News

Robert Stavins quoted in Bloomberg News, June 15, 2018

June 15, 2018

Ontario to Scrap Carbon-Cutting Plan as It Expands Elsewhere

By Greg Quinn and Jim Efstathiou Jr

June 15, 2018

Ontario will scrap the province’s cap-and-trade program and pull out of the carbon-trading market with Quebec and California even as pollution pricing expands in other regions of the world.

Ontario’s Progressive Conservatives will follow through...

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