CleanLaw: Joe Goffman and Alex Barron on Carbon Pricing Models

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Harvard Law School Environmental & Energy Law Program executive director Joe Goffman speaks with Smith College Professor of Environmental Science and Policy Alex Barron. Alex is a former senior official in EPA’s policy office and discusses his work with economists and other experts to understand the strengths and weaknesses of the economic models we use to analyze carbon pricing policies.

Alex describes a current (not-yet-published) collaboration with researchers at Columbia University Center for Global Energy Policy and the University of Maryland to develop a new modeling approach to setting carbon prices.