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New Study Shedding Light on the Political Economy of Renewable Energy Promotion Policies

by Michael A. Mehling on Friday September 11, 2015

A newly published study co-authored by Christopher R. Knittel, CEEPR Director and William Barton Rogers Professor or Energy Economics at the MIT Sloan School of Management, shows how the asymmetric distribution of costs and benefits of the 2005 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) has implications for voting behavior and climate policy choices. MIT News has featured the study here.

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