DIVE INTO ENERGY POLICY. Our scholars and industry experts explore key issues in blog posts, policy digests, and long-format papers.
Since 2016, James Hines has served as our lead academic reviewer for all papers and policy digests.
James Hines is the L. Hart Wright Collegiate Professor of Law and co-director of the Law and Economics Program at Michigan Law. He is also the Richard A. Musgrave Collegiate Professor of Economics in U-M's Department of Economics and serves as the research director of the Office of Tax Policy Research in U-M's Stephen M. Ross School of Business. He is a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, research director of the International Tax Policy Forum, former co-editor of the American Economic Association's Journal of Economic Perspectives, and served as an economist in the U.S. Department of Commerce. He holds a B.A. and M.A. from Yale University and a Ph.D. from Harvard, all in economics.