Josh Macey left the University of Chicago in summer 2024 and is now at Yale.

Josh Macey teaches and writes about bankruptcy, environmental law, energy law, and the regulation of financial institutions. He is the three-time winner of the Morrison Prize for most influential environmental law article of the previous year. In 2023, the American Bankruptcy Institute named him to its list of 40 Under 40 Emerging Leaders in Insolvency Practice. He is also co-author of the 6th edition of the leading energy law casebook, Energy, Economics, and the Environment.

Professor Macey graduated from Yale College, the London School of Economics, and Yale Law School. He has worked at Morgan Stanley and clerked for Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III on the Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

Areas of Focus: Energy Markets
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Energy Markets
Well-functioning markets are essential for providing access to reliable, affordable energy. EPIC research is uncovering the policies, prices and information needed to help energy markets work efficiently.
Electric Power
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Electric Power
As the electric power system faces new pressures and opportunities, EPIC research is working to identify the mix of policies needed to accelerate the global transition to clean, reliable, affordable...
Climate Change
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Climate Change
Climate change is an urgent global challenge. EPIC research is helping to assess its impacts, quantify its costs, and identify an efficient set of policies to reduce emissions and adapt...
Climate Law & Policy
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Climate Law & Policy
As countries around the world implement policies to confront climate change, EPIC research is calculating which policies will have the most impact for the least cost.