Former EEPR Member Mallory Vachon in USAEE Dialog

Former EEPR Syracuse Economics PhD student Mallory Vachon, now at Louisiana State University as an Assistant Professor, is featured in the latest USAEE Dialog. Her paper titled “A Comparison of the Economic and Labor Market Impacts of Resource Extraction” can be viewed here.

EEPR Member Updates 2014

Several members of the EEPR group started new positions fall 2014. Congrats to them!

Anna Ebers, a Fulbrighter from Estonia, joined the University of St.Gallen, Switzerland, as a PostDoc to research investment into renewable energy sector. Her prior research interests include evaluation of public policy effectiveness in bioenergy sector, willingness to pay for solar power in Mexico, and economics of first conservation easements.

James Hacker has moved to California to work for the California Legislative Analyst’s Office, the nonpartisan fiscal and policy analyst for the state legislature. He will be working as a fiscal and policy analyst, with responsibility for a specific policy area or state program that is TBD

Jung Eun Kim is now an Assistant Professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration at the University of Hong Kong.

Tian Tang is a joint Giorgio Ruffolo Doctoral Research Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School in the Sustainability Science Program and the Energy Technology Innovation Policy project, a joint project of the Science Technology and Public Policy Program and the Environment and Natural Resources Program at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.

Previous Presentations

March 2015: State adaptation planning by Qing


February 2015: Seed contracts and climate change mitigation behavior by Becky


January 2015: Adaptation research, Miami example, by Bridget

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September 2014: Clean Power Plan overview by Pete


May 2014: Forest bioenergy by Anna


March 2014: Developments in storage systems for the future grid by Mohammed


March 2014: Energy diffusion in China by Tian


February 2014: Naval energy conservation research


January 2014: Changes in natural gas capacity by Kelly


January 2014: Regression discontinuity design in environmental research by Jordan


December 2013: Scraping data from the internet by Evan


December 2013: Demand Side Management research by Melissa


November 2013: Shocking facts about the NYISO by Pete


November 2013: GIS applications in environmental research by Kelly



Congratulations to Melissa Chow and Mallory Vachon on successfully defending their doctoral dissertations this month!

Meeting Friday 4/24

The next EEPR meeting will be April 24th from 12-1pm in the CPR large conference room.  Please RSVP if you haven’t already (doodle poll: Carli will be presenting on Urban Stormwater Governance and Green Infrastructure Adoption in the United States, ​and Brian will be presenting on the 2006 Solid Waste Management Plan for NYC. Mallory will be coordinating a food order from either King David’s or Appethaizing.