Maximilian Auffhammer

professor, international sustainable development

Maximilian Auffhammer is the George Pardee Jr. Professor of International Sustainable Development at UC Berkeley and associate dean of social sciences. His research focuses on environmental and resource economics, energy economics and applied econometrics. He joined the faculty at UC Berkeley in 2003. Auffhammer 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 scholarly publications. He is 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. Auffhammer 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.