Part-time Professor, European University Institute, Florence, Italy
Formerly Senior Lecturer, Sloan School of Management, MIT
PhD Political Economy and Government (Harvard), A.B. Public and International Affairs (Princeton)
Telephone: +1 617-253-3411
Research Interests: Emissions trading; environmental regulation; energy economics.
Background: In June 2005, Denny Ellerman stepped down after 13 years as executive director of MIT’s Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research. Prior to coming to MIT, Denny spent 18 years with the US Government (primarily the Department of Energy and its predecessors), the National Coal Association, and Charles River Associates, an economic consulting firm. In 1990, he was President of the International Association for Energy Economics. Currently, Denny formally serves in advisory capacities to the European Environmental Agency, Electricite de France, the US Energy Information Administration, and the Secretary of Energy for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.