Lave, Lester B. - Carnegie Mellon and the G-20 - Carnegie Mellon University

Lester B. Lave

Lester LaveHarry B. and James H. Higgins Professor of Economics and University Professor; Director, Carnegie Mellon Green Design Initiative; Co-Director, Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center
  • Lave is considered one of the nation's top energy economists, and is a leading researcher and consultant on issues of energy policy and risk management.
  • He has been a member of the Environmental Protection Agency's Science Advisory Board since 1986.
  • He raised some eyebrows in 2008 when he suggested that gas prices should be raised to $7 a gallon to reduce oil consumption.

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