Meet the Working Group

Arik Levinson

Arik Levinson is a Professor at Georgetown University and a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He has served as a Senior Economist for President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers and as a member of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Science Advisory Board. Arik’s recent research projects include a calculation of how the environmental consequences of American consumers’ choices have differed across income groups over time (“Environmental Engel Curves”); a comparison of energy taxes and efficiency standards (“Energy Efficiency Standards are More Regressive…”); and an analysis of the redistributive consequences of electricity pricing (“The Electric Gini”).