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College of Business

Robert W. Godby
Director for Energy Economics & Public Policies Center; Associate Professor

PhD, McMaster University
MA, University of Guelph
BS, Trent University

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests:  Environmental and Resource Economics, Energy Economics, Industrial Organization, Macroeconomic Policy

Teaching: Macroeconomics, Industrial Organization, Econometrics, Resource and Environmental Economics and Policy


Greek Tragedy, European Odyssey: The Politics and Economics of the Eurozone Crisis (with Stephanie Anderson), Budrich Academic Publishing, Berlin, ISBN: 978-3-8474-0618-1, 2016.

The European Financial Crisis: Debt, Growth and Economic Policy, Business Expert Press, New York NY, ISBN-13: 978-1-60649-706-7, 2013. 

Recent Publications:

The role of energy models: characterizing the uncertainty of the future electricity system to design more efficient and effective laws and regulations,” with Tara Righetti, Dalia Patino-Echeverri, Temple Stoellinger, and Kipp Coddington,  George Washington Journal of Energy & Environmental Law, Vol. 8, No. 1, Winter 2017, pp 56-77.

“The Potential Impact of Rate-based or Mass-based Rules on Coal-Producing States under the Clean Power Plan,” with Roger Coupal, Electricity Journal, Vol. 29:6, July 2016.

“A Comparison of Clean Power Plan Forecasts for Wyoming: the Importance of Implementation and Modeling Assumptions,” with Roger Coupal, Electricity Journal, Vol. 29:1, February 2016, pp. 53-62.  

More Robert Godby links:

"The Future of Wyoming Coal" interview (June 2015)

"Income Inequality" interview (July 2014)

"Bitcoins" interview (January 2014)

"Interpolating the Economy" presentation (March 2011)

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