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Joshua Blonz

Education

  • Ph.D., Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California - Berkeley, 2017
  • B.A., Economics, Pomona College, 2008
Current Research Topics
  • Principal-agent problem, Energy policy
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2019 - present
  • Postdoctoral Scholar

    Resources for the Future

    2017 - 2019
  • Blonz, Joshua A. (2019). "The Welfare Costs of Misaligned Incentives: Energy Inefficiency and the Principal-Agent Problem," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2019-071. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.)
  • Blonz, Joshua (2017). "Essays in Environmental and Energy Economics," Ph.D. dissertation, University of California, Berkeley.
  • Blonz, Joshua, Dallas Burtraw, and Margaret Walls (2012). "Social Safety Nets and US Climate Policy Costs," Climate Policy, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 474-490.
  • Blonz, Joshua, Dallas Burtraw, and Margaret A. Walls (2010). "Climate Policy's Uncertain Outcomes for Households: The Role of Complex Allocation Schemes in Cap-and-Trade," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, vol. 10, no. 2 ((Symposium), Article 5.
  • Burtraw, Dallas, Margaret Walls, and Joshua Blonz (2010). "Distributional Impacts of Carbon Pricing Policies in the Electricity Sector," in Gilbert E. Metcalf (ed.). U.S. Energy Tax Policy (pp. 10-40).Cambridge University Press.
  • conference

    July 2019

    NBER EEE Summer Institute

    The Welfare Costs of Misaligned Incentives: Energy Inefficiency and the Principal-Agent Problem

  • conference

    June 2019

    AERE Summer Conference, Lake Tahoe

    The Welfare Costs of Misaligned Incentives: Energy Inefficiency and the Principal-Agent Problem

  • conference

    March 2017

    UC Berkeley Power Conference

    Making the Best of the Second-Best: Welfare Consequences of Time-Varying Electricity Prices

  • conference

    June 2016

    AERE Summer Conference, Breckenridge CO

    Energy Efficiency Savings in Low-Income Households: Evidence from the California Savings Assistance Program

Referee
  • AEJ: Economic Policy
  • Economic Letters
  • Energy Journal
  • Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization
  • Journal of Environmental Economics and Management
  • Journal of Public Economics
  • Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists
  • Nature Energy
  • Nature Sustainability
Last update: October 21, 2019