Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Peter Wilcoxen is a Professor of Public
Administration and International Affairs, an Ajello Professor in Energy and Environmental Policy, a Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor for Teaching Excellence, and a Senior Research Associate at
the Center for Policy Research. He also serves as Director of the Maxwell
School's Center for Environmental Policy and Administration. Pete’s principal
area of study is the effect of environmental and energy policies on economic growth,
international trade, and the performance of individual industries. He has
published numerous articles and co-authored two books: one on the design of an
international policy to control climate change, and one on the design and
construction of large-scale economic models. Since 1995, he has
served as a non-resident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. Pete received his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard in 1989.
Taxes and Fiscal Reform in the United States." Peter Wilcoxen, Dale W.
Jorgenson, Richard J. Goettle and Mun S. Ho, National Tax Journal, Vol. 68, No. 1 (2015), pp. 121-138.
Potential Role of a Carbon Tax in U.S. Fiscal Reform." Peter Wilcoxen, Warwick
J. McKibbin, Adele C. Morris and Yiyong Cai, National Tax Journal, Vol. 68, No. 1 (2015), pp.139-156.
Carbon in the U.S.: A Model-Based Analysis of Power-Sector-Only Approaches." Peter Wilcoxen, Warwick J. McKibbin and Adele C., Morris Resource and Energy Economics, Vol. 36 (2014), pp.
Equilibrium of Distribution Network with Alternative Energy Resources." Peter Wilcoxen, Mohammad Nikkhah Mojdehi and Prasanta Ghosh, Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE International
Conference on mart Energy Grid Engineering (SEGE), IEEE (2013) pp. 1-7.
Dividend: Environmental Taxes and Fiscal Reform in the United States." Peter Wilcoxen, Dale W. Jorgenson, Richard J. Goettle and Mun S. Ho, Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press
Research Grants and Awards
“Northeast Residential Energy Use Pilot Study,” Principal
Investigator with Co-Principal Investigators Steve Chapin, Keli Perrin,
and Jason Dedrick. Funded by Collaboration for Unprecedented Success and
Excellence (CUSE) Grant Program. May 2018 - April 2020.
"Distributed Energy Markets," with his team composed of faculty from the iSchool, the School of
Engineering/Computer Science, and the Law School at Syracuse University. Funded by National
Science Foundation. August 2016 - July 2019.