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Richard K. Morse

Richard K. Morse

Affilated Researcher

The University of Chicago

(415) 894-0197 (voice)


Richard leads research in global coal markets and global carbon markets at the Stanford Program on Energy and Sustainable Development (PESD).  PESD's coal research examines the political economy of coal and power markets, the international trade and pricing of coal, and coal's long-term role in the world's energy mix.  Other research interests include carbon policy and carbon markets, carbon capture and storage (CCS), renewable energy markets, and financial markets for energy commodities. 

Richard received a B.A. in philosophy from Rice University, where he was awarded the James Street Fulton Prize for the top graduate in the field.  He has worked in commodities markets for oil and natural gas as an energy analyst and in markets for renewable energy and emissions as an energy trader.