Areas of Expertise
- Environmental and Energy Economics
- Climate Change
- Decision-Making Under Uncertainty
- Technological Change
Professor Lemoine's research combines economic theory and computational methods to better understand the dynamics of optimal environmental policy and of energy systems.
- Watch Your Step: Optimal Policy in a Tipping Climate(with Traeger), 2014. American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 6(1):137-166.
- The Economics of Solar Electricity, (with Baker, Fowlie, and Reynolds), 2013, Annual Review of Resource Economics 5(1): 387-426.
- Valuing Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles' Battery Capacity Using a Real Options Framework, 2010, The Energy Journal 31(2):113-143.
- Climate Sensitivity Distributions Depend on the Possibility that Models Share Biases, 2010, Journal of Climate 23(16):4395-4415.
- Paleoclimatic Warming Increased Carbon Dioxide Concentrations, 2010, Journal of Geophysical Research 115:D22122.
- An Innovation and Policy Agenda for Commercially Competitive Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, (with Kammen and Farrell), 2008, Environmental Research Letters 3(1):014003.
Other Selected Publications
- The Climate Impacts of Bioenergy Systems Depend on Market and Regulatory Policy Contexts, (with Plevin, Cohn, Jones, Brandt, Vergara, and Kammen), 2010, Environmental Science and Technology 44(19):7347-7350.
- Trapped Between Two Tails: Trading Off Scientific Uncertainties via Climate Targets, (with H.C. McJeon), 2013. Environmental Research Letters 8:034019.
- Aging and Perspective: Dynamically Consistent Hyperbolic Discounting
- The Climate Risk Premium
- Steering the Climate System: Using Inertia to Lower the Cost of Policy
- Long-Run Backfire from Energy Policies
- Green Expectations: Current Effects of Anticipated Carbon Pricing
- Escape From Third-Best: Rating Emissions for Intensity Standards