Joseph S. Shapiro

Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at University Of California, Berkeley

Joseph S. Shapiro is Associate Professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California, Berkeley, and Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research agenda investigates the efficiency and effectiveness of environmental and energy policy. This agenda covers two main research areas: pollution, regulation, and trade; and defenses against environmental externalities. Shapiro has received an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship and Marshall Scholarship, and funding from the National Science Foundation and the Environmental Protection Agency. He was previously on the faculty at Yale. Shapiro holds a Ph.D. in economics from MIT, Masters degrees from Oxford and LSE, and a BA from Stanford.