Department of Economics
Lincoln Filene, Room 314
Medford, MA 02155-6722
Ph.D. Princeton University
Energy Economics; Applied Microeconomics
Dr. Quinn specializes in the application of economics and finance to
issues in the natural gas industry. He has served as an expert on
matters involving natural gas transportation, distribution, storage,
and commodity markets, as well as electricity transmission and
He has consulted to governments and government regulators (including
the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Mexico's energy
regulator, the government of Singapore, the state of Victoria in
Australia, Argentina's energy regulator, and New Zealand's Treasury
Department, among others), nongovernmental organizations ("NGOs,"
including the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank), and
numerous private companies all over the world. He has provided
training sessions for energy market regulators. He has advised on
both physical gas market issues as well as on futures and
derivatives trading to government entities, NGOs, and private firms.
He has consulted on various environmental economics cases, including
Superfund litigation and oil spills.