Written Work

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




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
Multiple gas meters in front of a brick wall October 16, 2019 Preparing PGW for a Low-Carbon Future Oscar Serpell, Wan-Yi "Amy" Chu, Benjamin Paren, and Girish Sankar
Coal mining operation October 8, 2019 Working Paper: Whither the Regulatory 'War on Coal'? Scapegoats, Saviors, and Stock Market Reactions Cary Coglianese and Daniel Walters

Policy Digests

A boat travels across water during sunset April 21, 2020 Feasibility of Seasonal Storage for a Fully Electrified Economy Oscar Serpell, Wan-Yi “Amy” Chu, Benjamin Paren, and Giridhar Sankar

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.