Joshua Blonz
Job Market Paper:
Making the Best of the Second-Best: Welfare Consequences of Time-Varying Electricity Prices
Dissertation:
Essays in Environmental and Resource Economics
Fields of research:
  • Primary: Environmental and Resource Economics
  • Secondary: Applied Econometrics, Industrial Organization
Publications / Working Papers:
  • "Distributional Impacts of Carbon Pricing Policies in the Electricity Sector" with Dallas Burtraw and Margaret Walls. U.S. Energy Tax Policy, 2010, Gilbert E. Metcalf (Ed.). Cambridge University Press. 

  • "Climate Policy's Uncertain Outcomes for Households: The Role of Complex Allocation Schemes in Cap-and-Trade" with Dallas Burtraw and Margaret Walls. The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2010, 10(2): Article 5.

  • "Social safety nets and US climate policy costs" with Dallas Burtraw and Margaret Walls." Climate Policy, 2012, 12:4, 474-490. 

Education:
  • Ph.D., Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California Berkeley, expected May 2017
  • M.S., Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California Berkeley, December 2014
  • B.A. Magna Cum Laude, Economics, Pomona College, May 2008 B.A., Economics, Pomona College, May 2008
Honors and Awards:
  • UC Berkeley Graduate Division Fellowship (2016)

  • Resources for the Future Joseph Fisher Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship (2016)

  • Phi Beta Kappa (2008)

Teaching:
  • IAS 106: Intermediate Microeconomic Theory - Maximilian Auffhammer - UC Berkeley - Spring 2014
References:
Contact Information:

Agricultural & Resource Economics
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California
Email: joshua.blonz@berkeley.edu
Cell: (909)-731-2342

Placement Directors:

Professor Maximilian Auffhammer
auffhammer@berkeley.edu
Tel: 510-643-5472

Professor Peter Berck
pberck@berkeley.edu
Tel: 510-642-7238

Professor Sofia Villas-Boas
sberto@berkeley.edu
Tel: 510-643-6359

Placement Officer:

Diana Lazo
lazo@berkeley.edu
Tel: 510-642-3345

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