2019 Andrew Carnegie Fellows Recipient

Michael Greenstone
Milton Friedman Professor in Economics, the College and the Harris School, University of Chicago

Michael Greenstone is Milton Friedman Professor in Economics at the College and the Harris School at the University of Chicago, where he serves as director of the Becker Friedman Institute and the interdisciplinary Energy Policy Institute. Dr. Greenstone’s research focuses on the benefits and costs of environmental quality and society’s energy choices. He was chief economist for President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers. He also currently serves as co-director of the Climate Impact Lab, which is producing empirically grounded estimates of the local and global impacts of climate change.


Project Title: A New Approach to Developing Global Estimates of Climate Change’s Impacts