Billy Pizer

Professor of Public Policy, Sanford School of Public Policy

Billy Pizer is the Susan B. King Professor at the Sanford School of Public Policy and Faculty Fellow at the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, both at Duke University.  He is also a University Fellow at Resources for the Future and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.  His past and current research examines how we value the future benefits of climate change mitigation, how environmental regulation and climate policy can affect production costs and competitiveness, and how the design of market-based environmental policies can address the needs of different stakeholders.  Before coming to Duke, he was Deputy Assistant Secretary for Environment and Energy at the U.S. Department of the Treasury from 2008 to 2011, overseeing Treasury’s role in the domestic and international environment and energy agenda of the United States.  He holds a PhD and MA in economics from Harvard University and BS in physics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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