Jeffrey A. Jacobs Distinguished Professor | Chair, Haas Economic Analysis and Policy Group
Economic Analysis & Policy | Energy Institute | Sustainability

Leading expert on energy economics


Lucas Davis is the Jeffrey A. Jacobs Distinguished Professor at Berkeley Haas. His research focuses on energy and environmental markets, and, in particular, on electricity and natural gas regulation, pricing in competitive and non-competitive markets, and the economic and business impacts of environmental policy. He serves as co-editor of the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy and is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Prior to moving to UC Berkeley in 2009, he was an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Michigan.

Expertise and Research Interests

  • Energy and Environmental Economics
  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Public Finance