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Richard G. Newell, American federal agency administrator, environmental economics educator.


Newell, Richard G. was born in 1965.


Bachelor in Philosophy, Rutgers University, New Jersey, 1988. Bachelor of Science in Materials Engineering, Rutgers University, New Jersey, 1988. Master of Public Administration, Princeton University, New Jersey, 1990.

Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental and Resource Economics, Harvard University, Massachusetts, 1997.


Senior associate International Coach Federation Inc., Fairfax, Virginia, 1990—1993. Teaching fellow Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1993—1997. Fellow Resources for the Future, Washington, 1997—2005, senior fellow, 2005—2006, university fellow, since 2007.

Ian Axford fellow New Zealand Fulbright Program, Wellington, 2004. Senior economist for energy and environment President's Council Economic Advisors, 2005—2006. Gendell associate professor energy & environmental economics Duke University Nicholas School Environment, Durham, North Carolina, since 2007.

Research associate National Bureau Economic Research, since 2008. Affiliated professor business administration and corporation sustainability Duke University Fuqua School Business, since 2009. Administrator Energy Information Administration United States Department Energy, Washington, since 2009.

Affiliate Motu Economic and Public Policy Research, Wellington, since 2003. Member committee on benefits of energy Research and Development National Academy of Sciences, 2005—2007, member committee on National Science Foundation innovation inducement prizes, 2006—2007, member committee on energy efficiency standards, 2007—2009, member committee on energy externalities, since 2008, chair workshop on economics of climate change, 2008. Member committee on geopolitics and policy National Petroleum Council Global Oil and Gas Study, 2006—2007.

Member advisory board Progressive Automotive X-Prize, since 2006, Princeton Carbon Mitigation Initiative, since 2007, Study on the Energy Efficiency Potential of the Appalachian Region, 2007—2009. Board member Association Environmental and Resource Economists, since 2008.