Christopher Knittel


William Barton Rogers Professor of Energy Economics, Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

Christopher Knittel is the William Barton Rogers Professor of Energy and a Professor of Applied Economics at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Prior to MIT Sloan, Knittel taught at the University of California, Davis, and at Boston University. His research focuses on industrial organization, environmental economics, and applied econometrics. Knittel is an associate editor of The American Economic Journal—Economic Policy, The Journal of Industrial Economics, and the Journal of Energy Markets. His research has appeared in The American Economic Review, The Review of Economics and Statistics, The Journal of Industrial Economics, The Energy Journal, and other academic journals. He also is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research in the Productivity, Industrial Organization, and Energy and Environmental Economics groups.

Knittel holds a BA in economics and political science from California State University, Stanislaus; an MA in economics from the University of California, Davis; and a PhD in economics from the University of California, Berkeley.


Faculty Media

  • Climate Change Policy that Makes Economic Sense

    Climate change policy can be complex, expensive to implement, and have unintended negative consequences on the environment. Focusing on the economics of transportation policy, Professor Christopher...


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  • Energy efficiency needs more research: Column

    Before we spend much more government money pushing energy efficiency, we need more rigorous analysis to identify where consumers are systematically making mistakes and how large these mistakes are....


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  • Guest Column: Project helps fill energy info void

    The same is true when designing energy efficiency laws and programs. Before we spend too much more government money pushing energy efficiency, we need more rigorous analysis to identify where...


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