Trevor Houser

Former Visiting Fellow

Trevor Houser, visiting fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics during 2009–15, is partner at the Rhodium Group, where he leads the firm's energy and climate practice. He also codirects the Climate Impact Lab, a collaboration of leading research institutions combining climate, economic, and data science to quantify the risks climate change presents, and directs the Climate Policy Fellows program at the City College of New York, his alma mater. During 2009, he served as senior advisor to the US State Department, where he worked on a broad range of international energy, natural resource and environmental policy issues. He is author or coauthor of The Economic Risks of Climate Change: An American Prospectus (2015), Fueling Up: The Economic Implications of America's Oil and Gas Boom (2014), Delivering on US Climate Finance Commitments (PIIE Working Paper 11-19, 2011), America's Energy Security Options (PIIE Policy Brief 11-10, 2011), Assessing the American Power Act (PIIE Policy Brief 10-12, 2010), The Economics of Energy Efficiency in Buildings (PIIE Policy Brief 09-17, 2009), A Green Recovery? Assessing US Economic Stimulus and the Prospects for International Coordination (PIIE Policy Brief 09-3, 2009), Leveling the Carbon Playing Field: International Competition and US Climate Policy Design (2008), and China Energy: A Guide for the Perplexed (2007).

Recent Content

Past Event
Trevor Houser (PIIE) and Shashank Mohan (Rhodium Group)
January 8, 2014
Trevor Houser (PIIE) and Shashank Mohan (Rhodium Group)
January 2014
RealTime Economic Issues Watch
May 11, 2012
RealTime Economic Issues Watch
February 10, 2012