By Wen Huang

At EPIC, a joint project of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, the Department of Economics and the Harris School of Public Policy, Greenstone will lead a growing research and training effort with a focus on the economic and social consequences of energy policies. His appointment will start July 1, 2014.

“In his prolific and cutting-edge research, Michael has revolutionized the way we think about energy economics,” said John List, chairman of Economics. “He will be a leader in his field for decades to come, and his work will further broaden the impact of UChicago’s innovative thinking and research across disciplines and geographic boundaries.”

List said Greenstone’s expertise and leadership in environmental and energy economics also will strengthen EPIC’s search for sustainable policies that address energy needs and aid economic growth while limiting environmental and social damages.

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