Wilson Center Projects
“The Political Feasibility and Policy Durability of Pricing Carbon”
Barry Rabe is the Arthur Thurnau Professor of Environmental Policy and the J. Ira and Nicki Harris Family Professor at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan. He is a political scientist who examines the political feasibility and durability of climate and environmental policy in federal and multi-level systems of government. He has received four awards recognizing his research from the American Political Science Association and in 2021 received the Distinguished Research Award from the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration. Rabe is the author or co-author of six books, including Can We Price Carbon? (MIT Press, 2018), following a Wilson Center fellowship.
"The Durability of Cap-and-Trade Policy," Governance (May 2015)
"Taxing Fracking: American Severance Taxation and Revenue Use in the Shale Era," Review of Policy Research (June 2015)
Statehouse and Greenhouse: The Emerging Politics of American Climate Policy (Brookings Institution Press)