Dr. W. David Montgomery

Affiliated Consultant


Washington, DC
Tel: +1 202 466 3510
Fax: +1 202 466 3605

Email: W.David.Montgomery.affiliate@nera.com
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PhD in economics, Harvard University
Fulbright Scholar, Cambridge University
BA in social studies, Wesleyan University


Dr. Montgomery is an expert on the economic issues associated with climate change policy, and testifies as an expert witness in state and federal courts on antitrust and damages cases dealing with petroleum and natural gas markets. His scholarly work is frequently published in peer-reviewed journals, and Congressional committees have requested his testimony on climate change, issues affecting oil and gas markets, and other energy market and environmental issues on numerous occasions. He advises clients on the strategic implications of changes in energy and environmental policies and energy markets.

Dr. Montgomery was formerly co-head of the Energy and Environment Practice at Charles River Associates. He also served as assistant director of the US Congressional Budget Office and deputy assistant secretary for policy in the US Department of Energy. He taught economics at the California Institute of Technology and Stanford University and was a senior fellow at Resources for the Future. Dr. Montgomery received the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists’ 2004 award for a "Publication of Enduring Quality" for his pioneering work on emission trading.

Title Type Author
Economic Benefits of Lifting the Crude Oil Export Ban Report By Robert Baron, Dr. Paul Bernstein, Dr. W. David Montgomery, Reshma Patel, Dr. Sugandha D. Tuladhar, and Dr. Mei Yuan
The Costs of Inaction: The Economic and Budgetary Consequences of Climate Change Testimony By Dr. W. David Montgomery
Socio-Economic Impact Analysis of Alaska LNG Project Report Dr. W. David Montgomery, Robert Baron, Dr. Paul Bernstein, Dr. David Harrison, Sebastian Mankowski, Meredith McPhail, Dr. Sugandha Tuladhar, Shirley Xiong, and Dr. Mei Yuan
Updated Macroeconomic Impacts of LNG Exports from the United States Report By Robert Baron, Dr. Paul Bernstein, Dr. W. David Montgomery, and Dr. Sugandha D. Tuladhar
Macroeconomic Impacts of LNG Exports from the United States Working Paper By Dr. W. David Montgomery and Dr. Sugandha Tuladhar
Economic Outcomes of a US Carbon Tax Report By Dr. Anne E. Smith, Dr. David Harrison, Dr. W. David Montgomery, Dr. Paul Bernstein, Scott Bloomberg, Dr. Sugandha Tuladhar, Dr. Mei Yuan, Dr. Noah Kaufman, and Sebastian Mankowski
A Comprehensive Financial and Economic Assessment of Future Iowa Baseload Generation... Report By Scott Bloomberg, Dr. Anne E. Smith, Sebastian Mankowski, Dr. W. David Montgomery, Edward Kee, and Andrew Foss, et al.