Faculty Affiliate, Energy Institute at Haas
Social costs of environmental externalities such as air pollution and how regulations to limit these externalities contribute to gains and/or losses to the economy
Reed Walker is Transamerica Professor of Business Strategy and Associate Professor of Economics, at the Haas School of Business – Business and Public Policy and the
Department of Economics, UC Berkeley. His research explores the social costs of environmental externalities such as air pollution and how regulations to limit these externalities contribute to gains and/or losses to the economy. He is the Faculty Co-Director of UC Berkeley’s Opportunity Lab – Climate and Environment Initiative. He is also a Research Affiliate at the Energy Institute at Haas, a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a Research Fellow at IZA.
Walker received the 2017 Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship and the 2015 IZA Young Labor Economist Award. In addition, his work has been supported by the Environmental Protection Agency, the National Science Foundation, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University in 2012 and was a postdoctoral researcher in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Scholars in Health Policy program from 2012-2014.