Stanford Experts

Charles D. Kolstad

Senior Fellow, Precourt Institute for Energy and Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research


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Charles D. Kolstad is an energy and environmental economist with a research focus on regulation. Much of his applied work is in the area of climate change and energy markets. He has been a convening lead author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (co-recipient of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize), is a founding co-editor of the Oxford University Press journal Review of Environmental Economics & Policy and has served on many advisory boards. He is a former president of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE).