Joseph Aldy

Joe Aldy

Biography

Joe Aldy is an Assistant Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, a Visiting Fellow at Resources for the Future, a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a Senior Adviser at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. His research focuses on climate change policy, energy policy, and mortality risk valuation. He also serves as the Faculty Chair of the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government Regulatory Policy Program. In 2009-2010, he served as the Special Assistant to the President for Energy and Environment at the White House. In this position, Aldy was responsible for the energy and environmental policy portfolio at the National Economic Council, for coordinating policy development and evaluation for the Office of Energy and Climate Change, and for coordinating international energy and environmental policy in support of the National Security Council. Aldy previously served as a Fellow at Resources for the Future (2005-2008) and worked on the staff of the President's Council of Economic Advisers (1997-2000). He served as the Co-Director of the Harvard Project on International Climate Agreements and Co-Director of the International Energy Workshop before joining the Obama Administration. He earned his doctorate in economics from Harvard University, a masters of environmental management degree from the Nicholas School of the Environment, and a bachelors degree from Duke University.

Fellow Activity

Switzer Fellow Thought Leadership | Feb 7, 2017
On Leadership | Dec 5, 2016
Switzer Fellow Thought Leadership | Jul 20, 2016
Switzer Fellow Thought Leadership | Jun 12, 2016

Fellow at a Glance

Fellowship Year:
2003
Academic Background:
Harvard University, Ph.D.
Current Position:
Associate Professor of Public Policy Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at Harvard Kennedy School
Expertise:
Business & Finance
Energy & Climate Change
Address:
16B Cambridge Street
Belmont, MA 02478
Phone:
(617) 496-7213

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