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Matt Butner

Economic Fellow

Matt Butner joined Policy Integrity as an Economic Fellow in August 2019 after receiving a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Colorado Boulder, where he specialized in environmental economics, energy markets, and industrial organization. His current research uses econometrics to evaluate competition in wholesale electricity markets, the optimal design of environmental policies, and the impact of the shale revolution on the U.S. electricity mix. Prior to his Ph.D., Matt received a B.A. and a B.S., summa cum laude, from the University of South Florida.

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