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Paul L. Joskow

Advisory Board member

Paul L. Joskow is a professor of economics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He previously served as President of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 2008 to 2017, where he deepened the Foundation’s investment in science and economics research. He served as Head of the MIT Department of Economics from 1994 to 1998, and was director of the MIT Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research from 1999 through 2007. His research areas include industrial organization, energy and environmental economics, competition policy, and government regulation of industry. Professor Joskow has published six books and about 150 articles and papers in these areas. He is currently a director of Exelon Corporation and previously served as a director of the New England Electric System, National Grid plc, and TransCanada Corporation. He received a B.A. from Cornell University in 1968 and a Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University in 1972.

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