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Scholarly Publications

To Promote Adoption of Household Health Technologies, Think Beyond Health

October 2013

Health risks from poor malaria control, unsafe water, and indoor air pollution are responsible for an important share of the global disease burden—and they can be addressed by efficacious household...

Norway's Evolving Champion: Statoil and the Politics of State Enterprise

May 2010

Executive summary: Statoil was founded in 1972 as the national oil company (NOC) of Norway.  Along with Brazil's Petrobras, Statoil today is a leader in several technological areas including...

Environment Gridlock

February 2009

One effect of the new Obama administration's global charm is that America could be let out of the environmental doghouse.

News

Wolak: In Short Term, Lower Water Levels At Hoover Dam Will Not Impact Electricity Bills

July 2015

In a recent article by Sarah Tory, Professor Frank Wolak states that in the near term consumers should not expect a rise in electricity bills.

David Victor in Newsweek: climate policy leadership should start at home

February 2009

David Victor pinpoints some of the challenges ahead for the new Obama administration with respect to a coherent, national climate change policy.

PESD director David G. Victor advises how to manage our oil addiction

April 2006

The Brazilian government is declaring victory in its decades-long struggle to become self-sufficient in the supply of oil.

Events

2012 California Water Law Symposium: Water and Growth: The Imperative for Sustainable Approaches to Uncertainty

January 21, 2012

PESD Director Frank A. Wolak sat as a panelist for the 8th annual California Water Law Symposium on Saturday, January 21, 2012.

Energy Working Group Talk: State Choices in Hydrocarbon Administration

March 25, 2010

Associate Director Mark Thurber discussed two related threads of PESD research on "State Choices in Hydrocarbon Administration."

People

Frank Wolak Senior Fellow Professor, Economics
Ivan Korolev PhD Candidate
Sriniketh Nagavarapu Visiting Scholar