主讲嘉宾简介：Richard Morgenstern is a Senior Fellow at Resources for the Future and a former Senior Executive at the U.S. EPA, where he directed the Agency' Policy Office for more than a decade and acted in various presidential appointee positions, including as the Deputy Administrator. For the year 2016-2017 he was a Fulbright scholar at the University of Ottawa, where he was involved in various design issues for Canada’s cap and trade program, including those relating to energy intensive trade exposed industries. Previously he also served in both the Department of State and the Congressional Budget Office. At the EPA he led the path-breaking analysis of Agency priorities,Unfinished Business. Early in his career he was a tenured economics professor at the City University of New York, and subsequently taught at the Wharton School, Yeshiva University, and Oberlin College. His research focuses on the evaluation of the costs, benefits, and design of environmental policies in the U.S., (including various state level programs), China and other nations, especially economic incentive measures for addressing climate change. He has written widely and testified before Congress on various issues, including competitiveness in a cap and trade system. His current research looks back at the performance of federal regulations, and evaluates options for limiting emissions leakage in carbon pricing programs.