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Maximillian Auffhammer, associate professor, agricultural and resource economics

Maximillian Auffhammer

Maximilian Auffhammer joined the faculty at UC Berkeley in 2003. He received his B.S. in environmental science from the U. of Massachusetts, Amherst, a M.S. in environmental and resource economics at the same institution, and a Ph.D. in economics from UC San Diego.

Auffhammer's 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 Foundation Fellow, and a lead author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

Auffhammer serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. His research has appeared in The American Economic Review, 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 journals.

Auffhammer received 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 Maximillian Auffhammer

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