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Tufts University
Department of Economics
220C Braker Hall
8 Upper Campus Rd.
Medford, MA 02155-6722
Office: 617.627.3685
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Gilbert E. Metcalf
Professor
Director of Graduate Program

Degrees
Ph.D. Harvard University
M.S. University of Massachusetts at Amherst
B.A. Amherst College 

Expertise
Energy and environmental policy, tax policy, applied microeconomics

Biography
Gilbert E. Metcalf is a Professor of Economics at Tufts University. In addition, he is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a University Fellow at Resources For The Future. Metcalf's primary research area is applied public finance with particular interests in taxation, energy, and environmental economics. His current research focuses on policy evaluation and design in the area of energy and climate change. He has frequently testified before Congress, served on expert panels for the National Academies of Sciences and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and served as a consultant to numerous other organizations. During 2011 and 2012, he served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Environment and Energy at the U.S. Department of Treasury where he was the founding U.S. Board Member for the UN based Green Climate Fund. He has published extensively in academic journals and books on various topics including energy and tax policy. Metcalf received a B.A. in Mathematics from Amherst College, an M.S. in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University.