Written Work

DIVE INTO ENERGY POLICY. Our scholars and industry experts explore key issues in blog posts, policy digests, and long-format papers.




Riyadh skyline September 18, 2020 Efficiency and Diversification A Framework for Sustainably Transitioning to a Carbon-Neutral Economy Mark Alan Hughes, Cornelia Colijn, and Oscar Serpell
Skyline of Philadelphia July 23, 2020 The Best Local Response to Climate Change is a Comprehensive Efficiency Plan Oscar Serpell, Benjamin Paren, and Wan-Yi Chu
Small hut covered in snow near village	October 18, 2019 Mongolian Energy Futures: Repowering Ulaanbaatar Challenges of Radical Energy Sector Decarbonization Nicholas Pevzner and Stephanie Carlisle

Policy Digests

A flooded parking lot with cars underwater August 25, 2020 Climate Adaptation Strategies How Do We “Manage” Managed Retreat? Mark Nevitt
A nuclear power plant in the ocean July 29, 2020 Can Nuclear Hit Its Stride in Africa? Power to the People: Evaluating Nuclear as a Bridge to Sustainable Energy in Africa William Deo
Electric vehicle charging stations  July 9, 2020 Electric Vehicles in the City The Relationship of EV Infrastructure and Spatial Development in Beijing Zhongjie Lin & Jing Kang

Blog Posts

Mask on top of money
August 7, 2020
How to Combat the Corona-Recession and Climate Change Arthur van Benthem & Gustav Engström & Johan Gars & Niko Jaakkola & Therese Lindahl & Daniel Spiro
Coronavirus molecule
August 7, 2020
COVID-19 Commentary Kleinman Center Team

Since 2016, James Hines has served as our lead academic reviewer for all papers and policy digests.

James R. Hines Jr.

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.