Kenneth Gillingham

Assistant Professor of Economics at Yale University

Kenneth Gillingham

Assistant Professor of Economics at Yale University

Biography

Kenneth Gillingham is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Yale University with appointments in the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Department of Economics, and School of Management. During the 2015-2016 academic year he was the Senior Economist for Energy and the Environment at the White House Council of Economic Advisers. He is an applied microeconomist focusing on the intersection of energy and the environment, industrial organization, and behavioral economics. His work has examined topics such as energy efficiency policies, adoption of new energy technologies, transportation policies, and uncertainty in climate change policy. Professor Gillingham is a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and in 2014 was a visiting fellow at the University of Chicago Energy Policy Institute. He studied for his Ph.D. at Stanford University and his A.B. at Dartmouth College. He was a Fulbright Fellow in New Zealand, and has worked at Resources for the Future and the Joint Global Change Research Institute of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. His work has been covered in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, Forbes, and other outlets.

 

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