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Ron Shadbegian, Ph.D. (Clark University 1991) was a Senior Research Economist at the EPA’s National Center for Environmental Economics (NCEE). During his time at NCEE Ron also served on President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers as Senior Economist for Environment and Energy (2013-2014) and was also an Adjunct Professor in Georgetown University’s Economics Department and McCourt School of Public Policy. Prior to NCEE, Ron had earned the rank of Professor in the Economics Department at UMass Dartmouth. His research focuses on three main areas: 1) the effects of early childhood lead exposure on children’s health, educational, and labor market outcomes; 2) the effect of air pollution on children and elderly’s health and cognitive abilities; and 3) the impact of environmental regulations on electricity prices, employment, productivity, environmental performance, investment, and technological change.
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