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Jonathan Rubin (LinkedIn)

Office: 302C Winslow Hall
Phone: (207) 581-1528


Ph.D. Agricultural Economics, University of California, Davis; M.A. Economics, University of Washington

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Environmental Regulation and Design; Economics of Alternative Transportation Fuels and Vehicles; Economics of Greenhouse Gas Reductions

Dr. Rubin specializes in the economics of energy, light-duty transportation, greenhouse gas emissions and alternative fuels. His research investigates low carbon transportation fuels, biofuel pathways, and the potential economic and environmental impacts from trading greenhouse gases and fuel efficiency credits for automobiles and light-duty trucks. Dr. Rubin is the Chair of the Committee on Transportation Energy, US Transportation Research Board of the National Academies. He was previously a Fulbright Scholar at the Clean Energy Research Centre at the University of Botswana and a Visiting Fellow at the Cambridge Centre for Climate Change Mitigation Research at the University of Cambridge. He has published numerous articles in national and international journals on credit trading, energy and policy. Dr. Rubin received his Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from the University of California, Davis in 1993.

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School of Economics
5782 Winslow Hall, Room 206
Orono, ME 04469
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