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David L. Greene


Senior Fellow, Energy & Environmental Policy Program

PhD, The Johns Hopkins University, 1978

MA, University of Oregon, 1973 BA,

Columbia University, 1971


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David L. Greene is a Senior Fellow of the Howard H. Baker, Jr. Center for Public Policy and a Research Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. In 2013 he retired from Oak Ridge National Laboratory as a Corporate Fellow. He is an author of more than 275 professional publications on transportation and energy issues, including over 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals and National Research Council reports. The 2012 recipient of the Transportation Research Board’s Roy W. Crum Award, he is also an emeritus member of both the Energy and Alternative Fuels Committees of the TRB and a lifetime National Associate of the U.S. National Academies. He received the Society of Automotive Engineers’ Barry D. McNutt Award for Excellence in Automotive Policy Analysis, the Department of Energy’s 2007 Hydrogen R&D Award, DOE 2011 Vehicle Technologies R&D Award, and DOE Distinguished Career Service Award. Dr. Greene was recognized by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change for contributing to the IPCC’s receipt of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize.  He has testified to committees of the U.S. Congress on a dozen occasions. Complete vita available here:

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Transportation and energy issues, alternative fuels, fuel economy, costs of oil dependence

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

D.L. Greene and J.G. Welch, The Impact of Increased Fuel Economy for Light-Duty Vehicles on the Distribution of Income in the U.S.: A Retrospective and Prospective Analysis, White Paper 2:17, Howard H. Baker, Jr. Center for Public Policy, The University of Tennessee, available at http://bakercenter.utk.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/WhitePaper2-2017.pdf , March 2017.

D.L. Greene, “Rollback Fuel Economy Standards? For Whose Benefit?”, On Point 1:17, Howard H. Baker, Jr. Center for Public Policy, the University of Tennessee, available at  http://bakercenter.utk.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/OnPoint1-2017.pdf , March 2017.

D.L. Greene, A.J. Khattak, J. Liu, X. Wang, J.L. Hopson and R. Goeltz, 2017. “What is the evidence concerning the gap between on-road and Environmental Protection Agency fuel economy ratings?”, Transport Policy, vol. 53, pp. 146-160.

“Transportation and Energy”, chapter 12 in The Geography of Urban Transportation, Edition 4, G. Giuliano and S. Hanson, eds., The Guilford Press, New York, 2017.

Cost, Effectiveness and Deployment of Fuel Economy Technologies for Light-Duty Vehicles, Report of the Committee on the Assessment of Technologies for Improving Fuel Economy of Light-Duty Vehicles, Phase 2; Board on Energy and Environmental Systems; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; National Research Council, Washington, D.C. Available at http://www.nap.edu/download.php?record_id=21744 .

D.L. Greene, A. Khattak, J. Liu, J.L. Hopson, X. Wang and R. Goeltz, 2015. How do Motorists’ Own Fuel Economy Estimates Compare with Official Government Ratings? A Statistical Analysis, Baker Report 4:15, Howard H. Baker, Jr. Center for Public Policy, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, September 30, 2015.  Available at http://bakercenter.utk.edu/2015/10/01/baker-fellow-greene-investigates-gap-between-motorists-fuel-economy-estimates-and-government-ratings/ .

D.L. Greene and C.Z. Liu, “U.S. Oil Dependence 2014: Is Energy Independence in Sight?”, Energy Policy, vol. 85, pp. 126-137, published on line at http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421515002104, June 10, 2015.

D.L. Greene, “Energy and Environment”, Ch. 8 in Transportation Statistics Annual Report 2013, U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Washington, DC, 2014.

D.L. Greene, “Cheaper Gasoline: Causes, Impacts and Expectations”, Policy Brief 1.15, Howard H. Baker, Jr. Center for Public Policy, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, January 30, 2015, available at http://bakercenter.utk.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2015/02/713804-Cheaper-Gasoline-Policy-Brief-2.pdf .

D.L. Greene, Alternative Transportation Infrastructure in the U.S.: Status and Challenges, White Paper 1:15, Howard H. Baker, Jr. Center for Public Policy, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, January, 2015, http://bakercenter.utk.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2015/04/712949-White-Paper-Template.dlg_.alternative-transp.-115.pdf .

C. Liu and D.L. Greene, 2015. “Consumer Choice of E85: Price Sensitivity and Cost of Limited Fuel Availability”,Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2454, pp. 20-27.

D.L. Greene, C.Z. Liu and S. Park, 2014. “Public Policy and the Transition to Electric Drive Vehicles in the U.S.: The Role of the Zero Emission Vehicles Mandates”, Energy Strategy Reviews, vol. 5, pp. 66-77.

C. Liu, D.L. Greene and D.S. Bunch, 2014. “Vehicle Manufacturer Technology Adoption and Pricing Strategies under Fuel Economy/Emissions Standards, and Feebates”, The Energy Journal, vol. 35, no. 3, pp. 71-90.

D.L. Greene, S. Park and C. Liu, 2013. “Analyzing the Transition to Electric Drive Vehicles in the U.S.”, Futures, vol. 58, April 2014, pp. 34-52.

D.L. Greene and D.H. Evans and J. Hiestand, “Survey evidence on the willingness of U.S. consumers to pay for automotive fuel economy,” Energy Policy, vol. 61, pp. 1539-1550, 2013.http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/.S0301421513003868

D.L. Greene, R.S. Lee and J.L. Hopson, “OPEC and the Costs to the U.S. Economy of Oil Dependence,” White Paper 1-13, Howard H. Baker, Jr. Center for Public Policy, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, February, 2013.

D.L. Greene, “Rebound 2007: Analysis of National Light-Duty Vehicle Travel Statistics,” Energy Policy, vol. 41, pp. 14-28, 2012. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421510002739

D.L. Greene, “Uncertainty, Loss Aversion and Markets for Energy Efficiency”, Energy Economics, vol. 33, pp. 608-616, 2011.http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140988310001301

D.L. Greene, “What’s Greener than a VMT Tax? The Case for an Indexed Energy User Fee to Finance U.S. Surface Transportation,” Transportation Research D-Environment, vol. 16, pp. 451-458, 2011.http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1361920911000630


Contact Information

David L. Greene
Howard H. Baker, Jr. Center for Public Policy
1640 Cumberland Avenue
Knoxville
TN 37996-3340
865-974-3839

dlgreene@utk.edu

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