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Paul L. Joskow

Born: c. 1946
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Economist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Wife: Barbara Chasen (m. 1978, one daughter)
Daughter: Suzanne Zoe Joskow (b. 1983)

    University: BA Economics, Cornell University (1968)
    University: MPhil Economics, Yale University (1970)
    University: PhD Economics, Yale University (1972)
    Professor: Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1972-)
    Administrator: Head, Economics Dept., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1994-98)
    Administrator: Council, Yale University (1998-2006, as President 1993-2006)

    Alfred P. Sloan Foundation President (2008-)
    Member of the Board of Exelon (2007-)
    Member of the Board of National Grid (2000-07)
    Member of the Board of New England Electric System (1987-2000)
    Member of the Board of Putnam Mutual Funds
    Member of the Board of State Farm Insurance (1991-2002)
    Member of the Board of TransCanada Corporation (2004-)
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences 1991
    American Bar Association
    American Economic Association
    American Law and Economics Association
    Boston Symphony Orchestra Board of Overseers (2005-)
    Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences Fellow (1985-86)
    Committee for Economic Development Chairman, Research Advisory Board (1990-94)
    Econometric Society Fellow (1988)
    Electric Power Research Institute Chairman, Economic Advisory Committee (1992-95)
    International Association for Energy Economics
    International Society for New Institutional Economics President
    Joe Lieberman for President
    National Bureau of Economic Research Research Associate (1988-2007)
    National Science Foundation
    Obama for America $202 (21-Mar-2007)
    Obama for America $200 (12-Jun-2007)
    Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research Board of Directors (1993-2005)
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    American Economic Review Editorial Board (1993-99)

Author of books:
Electric Power in the United States: Models and Policy Analysis (1979, with Martin Baughman and Dilip Kamat)
Controlling Hospital Costs: The Role of Government Regulation (1981)
Markets for Power: An Analysis of Electric Utility Deregulation (1983, with Richard Schmalensee)
Markets for Clean Air: The U.S. Acid Rain Program (2000, with Richard Schmalensee, et al.)

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