December 10, 2013
If you have stopped at a gas station recently, there is a good chance your auto has consumed fuel with ethanol blended into it. Yet the price of gasoline is not substantially affected by the volume of its ethanol content, according to a paper co-authored by an MIT economist.
October 19, 2013
The structure of the auditing business appears problematic: Typically, major companies pay auditors to examine their books under the so-called
September 15, 2013
Professor Robert Pindyck has a new working paper (CEEPR-WP-2013-007) that has attracted a good share of attention since it steps into the highly charged debate on the reliability of research related to climate change.
July 8, 2013
A high level of air pollution, in the form of particulates produced by burning coal, significantly shortens the lives of people exposed to it, according to a unique new study of China co-authored by an MIT economist.
June 18, 2013
The E2e Project aims to give decision-makers real-world evidence on the most cost-effective ways to reduce energy and emissions.
April 10, 2013
In this Faculty Forum Online broadcast, Chris Knittel discussed his studies of consumer and company reactions to energy price fluctuations and the implications of this work for effective environmental policies.
March 21, 2013
Would the approval and construction of the Keystone XL pipeline from Alberta, Canada to the US Gulf Coast lead to increased emissions?
February 28, 2013
In a column in USA Today, CEEPR co-Director Christopher Knittel writes that more research into energy efficiency is needed if Americans are to meet the energy efficiency goal set by President Obama in his State of the Union Address.