In This Issue Blair Beasley is a research assistant at RFF. RFF Darius Gaskins Senior Fellow Dallas Burtraw is one of the nation’s foremost experts on environmental regulation in the electricity sector. For two decades, he has worked on creating a more efficient and politically rational method for controlling air pollution. He also studies electricity restructuring, competition, and economic deregulation. In his four decades at RFF, Joel Darmstadter has conducted research centered on energy resources and policy. His recent work addresses issues of energy security, renewable and unconventional fuels, and climate change. He has served on numerous National Research Council bodies and has contributed to their studies. He also was part of a team that evaluated the performance of the US Department of Energy’s National Institute for Global Environmental Change.
Kristin Hayes is the manager of RFF’s Center for Energy Economics and Policy. She worked with researchers at RFF and the National Policy Institute to write and produce Toward a New National Energy Policy: Assessing the Options. Krupnick
Alan J. Krupnick is director of Resources for the Future’s Center for Energy Economics and Policy, as well as a senior fellow at RFF. His research focuses on analyzing environmental and energy issues, in particular, the benefits, costs, and design of pollution and energy policies, both in the United States and in developing countries. Research Director and Senior Fellow Karen Palmer has been a researcher at RFF for more than 20 years. She specializes in the economics of environmental and public utility regulation, particularly on issues at the intersection of air quality regulation and the electricity sector.