Wallace S. Wilson Fellow for Energy Studies, Baker Institute for Public Policy, Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA
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Biography: Jim Krane, Ph.D., is the Wallace S. Wilson Fellow for Energy Studies at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy. His research addresses the geopolitical aspects of energy, with a focus on the Middle East; his scholarly articles focus on energy consumption, investment and technology in exporting states.
His research grants include awards from the Qatar National Research Fund, the Dubai School of Government and Cambridge University. He is the author of the 2009 book “City of Gold: Dubai and the Dream of Capitalism,” which received warm reviews from the Financial Times, Bloomberg News, the Guardian, the Daily Telegraph and the New York Review of Books, among others.
Krane is a member of Cambridge University’s Energy Policy Research Group, where his Ph.D. studies took place. He holds an M.Phil. in technology policy from Cambridge University’s Judge Business School and a master’s in international affairs from Columbia University.