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Jacquelyn Pless

  • Mineral and Energy Economics
  • Colorado School of Mines
    Golden, CO 80401
    USA

Education

  • Ph.D., Mineral and Energy Economics, Colorado School of Mines (Expected 2016)
  • M.S. Mineral and Energy Economics, Colorado School of Mines, 2012-2014
  • B.A. Economics (College Honors) and Political Science (Departmental Honors), University of Vermont, 2005-2009

Research

  • Combining empirical evidence and economic theory in the areas of energy and environmental economics, public economics, behavioral economics, and development economics to help inform the design of effective government policies and improve quality of life.
  • Generally: applied econometrics, energy and environmental economics, public economics, behavioral economics, development economics
  • Specifically, addressing questions related to: energy and environmental policy and market-based instruments, energy and environmental tax and subsidy incidence, consumer and firm behavior, clean energy and microgrid solutions, and electricity reliability and infrastructure governance

Interests

  • Music, getting lost in the ocean, creative writing, understanding people, running, hiking, art, bikram yoga & snowboarding

Publications

  • See Resume/CV
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