Matthew J. Kotchen
Professor of Economics
Yale University
Kroon Hall Room 226
195 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Tel: (203) 432-9533
Fax: (203) 436-9150


Curriculum Vitae
Academic publications
Working Papers
Other Selected Writings




Matthew Kotchen is a professor of economics at Yale University, with a primary appointment in the Yale School of the Environment and secondary appointments in the Yale School of Management and the Department of Economics. He is a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and a fellow of the CESifo Network. Professor Kotchen's research interests lie at the intersection of environmental and public economics and policy. Kotchen joined the Yale faculty in 2009 and has held previous and visiting positions at Williams College, University of California (Santa Barbara and Berkeley), Stanford University, and Resources for the Future. Professor Kotchen has also served as the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Environment and Energy at the U.S. Department of the Treasury in Washington, DC, the visiting chief economist at the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), and as a member of the Environmental Economics Advisory Committee of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

A Research Summary published in the NBER Reporter is available here. Kotchen also serves as the founding organizer and editor of Environmental and Energy Policy and the Economy.