Dave Bielen is a member of the Forecasting & Modeling Group in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center.
Areas of Expertise
Environmental policy design
Time series and microeconometric analysis
Distributional impact analysis of environmental and energy policy
GHG emissions mitigation in the electricity and transportation sectors
Optimal control of local air pollutants
Ph.D. in economics, Duke University, 2015
M.A. in economics, Duke University, 2011
B.S. in economics, Pennsylvania State University, 2009
Prior Work Experience
Research Assistant, Duke University, Durham, NC (2010–2015)
Instructor, Duke University, Durham, NC (2012)
Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE)
American Economic Association (AEA)
Bielen, David A. "Do differentiated standards help coal? CO2 policy in the U.S. electricity sector." Nicholas Institute Working Paper Series no. EE 14-12 (2015).
Bielen, David A., Richard G. Newell, and William A. Pizer. "Who did the ethanol tax credit benefit? An event analysis of subsidy incidence." National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Working Paper Series no. 21968 (February 2016).
Bielen, David A., and Andrew J. Yates. "Optimal regulation of pollution with stochastic exposure and acute and chronic damages." Mimeo (February 2016).