Faculty Director, Energy Institute at Haas

Research Areas:

Economics of energy markets and the environment, environmental and energy economics


Meredith Fowlie holds the Class of 1935 Endowed Chair in Energy at UC Berkeley. She is a Professor in the Agricultural and Resource Economics department, Faculty Director at the Energy Institute at Haas, Affiliated Faculty of the Energy and Resources Group, and Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research in the Energy and Environmental Economics group.

Fowlie has worked extensively on the economics of energy markets and the environment. Her research investigates real-world applications of market-based environmental regulations, the economics of energy efficiency, the demand-side of energy markets, energy use in emerging economies. Her work has appeared in the American Economic Review, the Journal of Political Economy, Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Review of Economics and Statistics, and other academic journals.

She received a Ph.D. in Agricultural and Resource Economics from UC Berkeley in 2006, an M.Sc. from Cornell in 2000, and a B.Sc. from Cornell in 1997. Before joining the faculty at UC Berkeley she was an Assistant Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the University of Michigan.

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