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STEVEN SEXTON

Agricultural, Energy and Environmental Economist

An associate professor of public policy and economics at Duke University's Sanford School of Public Policy, Steven teaches public economics to undergraduate students and environmental and energy economics to doctoral students. His research employs big data, machine learning, and econometrics to analyze policy and consumer and firm behaviors at the intersection of agriculture, energy, and the environment. A UC Berkeley PhD, Steven's research and commentaries have been featured in leading popular press, including the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post. With experience working for California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, he has advised utilities and firms subject to California's Global Warming Solutions Act.