Global Warming Policy: Some Economic Implications

Policy Reports | Global Warming

No. 224
Saturday, May 01, 1999
by Stephen P. A. Brown

About the Author

Stephen P. A. Brown is Senior Economist and Assistant Vice President at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. He holds a B.S. in economics from California Polytechnic State University and an M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from the University of Maryland. Dr. Brown is the author of numerous articles on economic policy, economic theory and business conditions. His research focuses primarily on energy economics and economic activity. His articles have appeared in such publications as Business Economics, Energy Journal, Contemporary Economic Policy, Economic Review, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management and Southwest Economy. His work has received national and international attention from academia, the business community, government and OPEC. He has been quoted in various regional publications, as well as Business Week, The Economist, Financial Times, Newsweek, New York Times, Time, Wall Street Journal and Marilyn vos Savant's book, The Power of Logical Thinking. He also has appeared on various regional broadcasts in addition to CNN's Financial Report, ABC's Financial World, the McNeil/Lehrer Newshour, Public Radio International's Market Place, and the PBS series Man, Energy and the Environment. He has made numerous presentations to academic, civic and professional groups including members of the British Parliament. Dr. Brown joined the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas in 1981, after working as an energy economist for Brookhaven National Laboratory and teaching economics at several universities.

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