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Maximilian Auffhammer, associate professor, agricultural and resource economics

Maximilian Auffhammer

Maximilian Auffhammer is the George Pardee Jr. Professor of International Sustainable Development at UC Berkeley. He received his B.S. in environmental science from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1996, an M.S. in environmental and resource economics at the same institution in 1998 and a Ph.D. in economics from UC San Diego in 2003.

Auffhammer joined the faculty at UC Berkeley in 2003. His research focuses on environmental and resource economics, energy economics and applied econometrics.

He is a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research in the Energy and Environmental Economics group, a Humboldt Fellow, and a lead author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

Auffhammer serves as coeditor of the Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists. His research has appeared in The American Economic Review, the Review of Economic Studies, The Review of Economics and Statistics, The Economic Journal, the Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences, the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, The Energy Journal and other academic publications.

Professor Auffhammer is the recipient of the 2007 Cozzarelli Prize awarded by the National Academies of Sciences, the 2009 Campus Distinguished Teaching Award and the 2007 Sarlo Distinguished Mentoring Award.

Posts by Maximilian Auffhammer

8-17-15Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?Why the Pope is wrong on markets
6-2-15Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?Energy options: Just say ‘Nein’ to nukes and coal?
6-5-14Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?The ‘Yoga Theorem’ and the EPA’s new carbon-emissions policy
4-28-14Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?Visualize the energy economy with new energy-data mapping tools
3-25-14Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?Not building Keystone XL will likely leave a billion barrels of bitumen in the ground
3-11-14Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?Why the cool kids are flocking to energy and not water economics
4-22-13Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?Nest(ing): A home-energy home run for Mother Earth
12-12-12Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?Doha schmoha