Paper List

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Publication Year

Policies for Electrifying the Light-Duty Vehicle Fleet in the United States

Cassandra Cole, Michael Droste, Christopher R. Knittel, Shanjun Li, and James H. Stock, September 2021

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Quantifying the Distributional Impacts of Rooftop Solar PV Adoption Under Net Energy Metering

Scott P. Burger, Christopher R. Knittel, and Ignacio J. Pérez-Arriaga, September 2020

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The Short-run and Long-run Effects of COVID-19 on Energy and the Environment

Kenneth T. Gillingham, Christopher R. Knittel, Jing Li, Marten Ovaere, and Mar Reguant, July 2020

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Machine Learning for Solar Accessibility: Implications for Low-Income Solar Expansion and Profitability

Sruthi Davuluri, René Garcí­a Franceschini, Christopher R. Knittel, Chikara Onda, and Kelly Roache, December 2019

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Estimating the Costs and Benefits of Fuel-Economy Standards

Antonio M. Bento, Mark R. Jacobsen, Christopher R. Knittel, and Arthur A. van Benthem, September 2019

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Machine Learning from Schools about Energy Efficiency

Fiona Burlig, Christopher R. Knittel, David Rapson, Mar Reguant, and Catherine Wolfram, February 2019

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The Efficiency and Distributional Effects of Alternative Residential Electricity Rate Designs

Scott P. Burger, Christopher R. Knittel, Ignacio Pérez-Arriaga, Ian Schneider, and Frederik vom Scheidt, February 2019

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Does the U.S. Export Global Warming? Coal Trade and the Shale Gas Boom

Christopher R. Knittel, Konstantinos Metaxoglou, Anson Soderbery, and André Trindade, September 2018

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Coordinating Separate Markets for Externalities

Jose Miguel Abito, Christopher R. Knittel, Konstantinos Metaxoglou, and André Trindade, July 2018

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The Use of Regression Statistics to Analyze Imperfect Pricing Policies

Mark R. Jacobsen, Christopher R. Knittel, James M. Sallee, and Arthur A. van Benthem, January 2018

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Attribute Substitution in Household Vehicle Portfolios

James Archsmith, Kenneth Gillingham, Christopher R. Knittel, and David S. Rapson, September 2017

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Are Fuel Economy Standards Regressive?

Lucas W. Davis and Christopher R. Knittel, December 2016

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Running Randomized Field Experiments for Energy Efficiency Programs: A Practitioner’s Guide

Raina Gandhi, Christopher R. Knittel, Paula Pedro, and Catherine Wolfram, July 2016

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Will We Ever Stop Using Fossil Fuels?

Thomas Covert, Michael Greenstone, and Christopher R. Knittel, February 2016

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The Local Economic and Welfare Consequences of Hydraulic Fracturing

Alexander W. Bartik, Janet Curie, Michael Greenstone, and Christopher R. Knittel, February 2016

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Natural Gas Prices and Coal Displacement: Evidence from Electricity Markets

Christopher R. Knittel, Konstantinos Metaxoglou, and André Trindade, October 2015

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How do Carbon Emissions Respond to Business-Cycle Shocks?

Hashmat Khan, Christopher R. Knittel, Konstantinos Metaxoglou, and Maya Papineau, August 2015

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Strategic Policy Choice in State-Level Regulation: The EPA’s Clean Power Plan

James B. Bushnell, Stephen P. Holland, Jonathan E. Hughes, and Christopher R. Knittel, November 2014

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Did “Cash for Clunkers” Deliver? The Effects of the Car Allowance Rebate System

Meghan R. Busse, Christopher R. Knittel, Jorge Silva-Risso, and Florian Zettelmeyer, November 2012

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The Simple Economics of Commodity Price Speculation

Christopher R. Knittel and Robert S. Pindyck, April 2013

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Some Inconvenient Truths About Climate Change Policy: The Distributional Impacts of Transportation Policies

Stephen P. Holland, Jonathan E. Hughes Christopher R. Knittel, Nathan C. Parker, August 2011

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Caution, Drivers! Children Present: Traffic, Pollution, and Infant Health

Christopher R. Knittel, Douglas L. Miller, and Nicholas J. Sanders, July 2011

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