Written Work

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




October 8, 2019 Working Paper: Whither the Regulatory 'War on Coal'? Scapegoats, Saviors, and Stock Market Reactions
September 24, 2019 Heating the Bauhaus Architectural History in the Context of Energy Policy and Transition Daniel Barber
May 2, 2019 Betting on Climate Solutions Why We Should Spread Our Chips Karl Hausker

Policy Digests

October 10, 2019 Deep-Decarbonization Strategy for India Khushboo Goel
September 19, 2019 Climate Change and Financial Risks Aymeric Bellon
September 11, 2019 Fossil Fuels, the Building Industry, and Human Health Evaluating Toxicity in Architectural Plastics Franca Trubiano, Chloe Onbargi, Antonio Rinaldi, and Zachary Whitlock

Blog Posts

October 10, 2019
A Well-Deserved Nobel Prize Oscar Serpell
October 3, 2019
Four Decades of Navigating Climate Politics Mollie Simon

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.