Jonathan Rubin

Jonathan Rubin


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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Rubin received his BA in Economics from the University of Rochester in 1984 and his PhD in Agricultural Economics in 1993 from the University of California, Davis. He was a Fulbright Scholar at the Clean Energy Research Center, University of Botswana and a Visiting Fellow at the Cambridge Center for Climate Change Mitigation Research, University of Cambridge. He is the Chair of the Environment and Energy Section of US Transportation Research Board of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.

Dr. Rubin specializes in the economics of energy, light-duty transportation, greenhouse gas emissions and alternative fuels. His research investigates the environmental impacts of connected autonomous vehicles, 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’s research has been supported by the US State Department, the National Science Foundation, the US Environmental Protection Agency, and the US Department of Energy.

Courses Taught

  • Environmental and Resource Economics (undergraduate)
  • Environmental and Resource Economics (graduate)
  • Energy Economics (undergraduate)
  • Environmental Policy (undergraduate)
  • Microeconomics (undergraduate)
  • Microeconomics (graduate)
  • Public Finance (undergraduate)
  • Introductory Microeconomics and Macroeconomics (undergraduate)

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

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