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James M. Griffin

Professor of Economics and Public Policy and holder of the Bob Bullock Chair in Public Policy and Economics at the George Bush School at Texas A&M University

Opine Needles Featured Author | James M. Griffin

James M. Griffin is a professor of Economics and Public Policy and holder of the Bob Bullock Chair in Public Policy and Economics at the George Bush School at Texas A & M University. He is also the director of the Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics & Public Policy. Prior to joining the Bush School in 2002, he held the Cullen Professorship in the Department of Economics at Texas A & M. Previous academic positions include the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Houston. He is a Humboldt Fellow and is included in Who’s Who in Economics. He also serves on the Editorial Boards of three journals specializing in energy economics including The Energy Journal, Resources and Energy, and The Pacific and Asian Journal of Energy.

Dr. Griffin is a nationally known authority in the area of energy economics. He coauthored with Henry Steele the leading textbook in the field, Energy Economics and Policy. Recently, Yale University Press published his latest book, A Smart Energy Policy. He is also the author of three other energy related books, two recently edited volumes on climate change (Global Climate Change: The Science, Economics, and Politics) and electricity deregulation (Electricity Deregulation: Choices and Challenges) as well as numerous articles in the leading economics journals.