Geoffrey Rothwell

Principal Economist, Nuclear Energy Agency of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

Geoffrey Rothwell

Principal Economist, Nuclear Energy Agency of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

Biography

Since 2013, Dr. Geoffrey Rothwell has been the Principal Economist of the Nuclear Energy Agency of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (Paris, France), where he is working on the economics of Small Modular Reactors, the economics of extended Spent Nuclear Fuel management, and the financing of nuclear power plant decommissioning. His book, Economics of Nuclear Power, was published by Routledge in 2016. Recent publications also include Measuring Employment Generated by the Nuclear Power Sector (with IAEA), The Costs of Decommissioning Nuclear Power Plants, and Projected Costs of Generating Electricity, 2015 Update (with IEA). From 1986 to 2013, he was a Senior Lecturer and the Director of Honors Programs in the Department of Economics, Stanford University, and Associate Director of Stanford’s Public Policy Program. He has consulted to Argonne, Idaho, Oak Ridge, and Pacific Northwest National Laboratories and served on numerous committees, for example, at the National Academic of Sciences. Dr. Rothwell grew up in Richland, Washington, graduating from Hanford High School. He received his BAC in Philosophy and Mathematics from Lycée François Premier, Le Havre, France; his B.A. in Political Economy from The Evergreen State College, Olympia, Washington; his M.A. in Jurisprudence and Social Policy from Boalt Law School, University of California, Berkeley; and his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley. After a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the California Institute of Technology, he was teaching at Stanford from 1986 to 2013. Dr. Rothwell has written extensively on the economics and econometrics of electricity and nuclear power.

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All sessions by Geoffrey Rothwell

Market Signals

9:00 am – 9:30 am
Rackham Building

Panel Discussion: Economics Game Changers

10:50 am – 11:50 am
Rackham Building
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