Environmental Economics

NERA's Environmental Economics Practice offers world-recognized expert services related to the economics of environmental policies in the fields of climate change, air quality, water quality, and other environmental, health, and safety areas. We have particular expertise in assisting clients with environmental strategy, litigation, and compliance. Using sophisticated proprietary and non-proprietary economic models, our experts have evaluated a wide variety of environmental policies, particularly related to energy and climate change. We also have extensive experience evaluating the economic impacts of a wide variety of government policies and infrastructure investments.
 
Our global experience includes work for public entities, companies, and trade associations, and covers a wide range of industries, including:

  • Electricity
  • Oil
  • Natural gas
  • Refining
  • Petrochemicals
  • Coal
  • Cement
  • Lime
  • Glass
  • Ceramics
  • Pulp and paper
  • Iron and steel
  • Aluminum
  • Chemicals
  • Plastics
  • Cars and trucks
  • Airlines
  • Marine shipping
  • Forestry
  • Large construction equipment
  • Outdoor recreational equipment
  • Lawn and garden equipment
  • Handheld equipment

We prepare reports, white papers, presentations, testimony, and other materials for a wide variety of audiences, including government agencies, senior company officials and management boards, trade associations, courts, and the general public.

Name Title Location Phone Email
Lucy P. Allen Senior Vice President New York City +1 212 345 5913 lucy.allen@nera.com
Dr. Alan Cox Senior Vice President
Chair of NERA's Intellectual Property Practice
San Francisco
Beijing
Toronto
+1 415 291 1009
+1 415 291 1009
+1 416 868 7314
alan.cox@nera.com
Sandra Ringelstetter Ennis Senior Vice President Chicago +1 312 573 2823 sandra.ringelstetter@nera.com
Dr. David Harrison Jr. Senior Vice President
Co-Chair, Environment Practice
Boston +1 617 927 4512 david.harrison@nera.com
James Mellsop Director Auckland
Wellington
Sydney
+64 9 928 3290
+64 4 819 2550
+61 2 8864 6536
james.mellsop@nera.com
Dr. Anne E. Smith Senior Vice President
Co-Chair, Environment Practice
Washington, DC +1 202 466 9229 anne.smith@nera.com
Robert Southern Director Melbourne
Sydney
+61 3 9623 5135
+61 2 8864 6510
robert.southern@nera.com
Dr. Mauricio Bermudez-Neubauer Associate Director London +44 20 7659 8802 mauricio.bermudez.n@nera.com
Dr. Paul Bernstein Vice President Washington, DC +1 202 466 9216 paul.bernstein@nera.com
Rebecca Billings Associate Director Melbourne +61 3 9623 5289 rebecca.billings@nera.com
Title Type Author
Quantification of Uncertainty in EPA’s Estimates of Lung Function Impacts from Ozone ... Report By Dr. Anne E. Smith and Dr. Garrett Glasgow
Technical Comments on the Proposed Rule to Revise the Ozone National Ambient Air Qual... Regulatory Filing By Dr. Anne E. Smith and Dr. Garrett Glasgow
EPA Regulatory Impact Analysis of Proposed Federal Ozone Standard: Potential Concerns... Report By Dr. David Harrison, Jr., Dr. Anne E. Smith, Scott Bloomberg, Conor Coughlin, Christopher D’Angelo, Julia Greenberger, Carl McPherson, and Andrew Stuntz
Testimony on Impacts of US Environmental Protection Agency Regulations Testimony By Dr. David Harrison, Jr.
Testimony on Impacts of US Environmental Protection Agency Regulations Testimony By Dr. Anne E. Smith
Economic Impacts of a 65 ppb National Ambient Air Quality Standard for Ozone Report By Dr. David Harrison, Jr., Dr. Anne E. Smith, Scott Bloomberg, Dr. Sugandha Tuladhar, Andrew Stuntz, Conor Coughlin, Julia Greenberger, Carl McPherson, Christopher D'Angelo, and Dr. Mei Yuan
Technical Comments on the EPA's Proposed Amendments for National Emissions Standards ... Report By Scott J. Bloomberg and Dr. Anne E. Smith
Analysis of the Economic Impact Analysis Supporting EPA's Proposed Rule for National ... Report By Scott Bloomberg
Potential Impacts of the EPA Clean Power Plan Report By Dr. David Harrison, Dr. Anne E. Smith, Dr. Paul Bernstein, Scott Bloomberg, Andrew Foss, Andrew Stuntz, and Dr. Sugandha Tuladhar
Assessing Economic Impacts of a Stricter National Ambient Air Quality Standard for Oz... Report By Dr. David Harrison, Dr. Anne E. Smith, Dr. Paul Bernstein, Scott Bloomberg, Dr. Sugandha Tuladhar, Andrew Foss, and Andrew Stuntz