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Selected Works of Don Fullerton
Don Fullerton is a member of the Fiscal Health of Illinois working group. He researches energy and environmental policy issues, including household garbage and recycling behavior, air and water quality regulation, and climate change policy. He studies the economic effects of these regulations including their cost effectiveness, the distribution of their burdens, and the interactions between environmental policy and other tax policy. He also has done extensive research on taxation issues including the economic incidence and investment incentive effects of the corporate income tax and other federal and state taxes.
Associated IGPA Projects
Fullerton spent 14 years as Addison Baker Duncan Centennial Professor of Economics at the University of Texas. He also served on the faculty at Carnegie-Mellon University, the University of Virginia and Princeton University. He was Deputy Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Treasury Department from 1985-87, during the debate on the Tax Reform Act of 1986.
Director, National Bureau of Economic Research Program on Environmental and Energy Economics
Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research
Member, U.S. EPA Science Advisory Board’s Economy-Wide Modeling Panel
Co-Editor, Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists
PhD, MA: University of California at Berkeley 1978, 1976
Undergraduate: Cornell, 1974
IGPA Research By Don Fullerton
June 28, 2018Does crop insurance impact water use?
September 1, 2015Wind power: An opportunity for illinois
May 15, 2015Preparing for Climate Change in Illinois
April 14, 2014Interactions among multiple partial budget solutions
February 20, 2014Cap-and-Trade for Illinois?
February 20, 2014The Illinois Report 2014
February 18, 2014A permit trading program for carbon dioxide (Cap and Trade)
February 18, 2014Competing goals of budget reforms
April 1, 2011Green taxes
January 20, 2010The Illinois Report 2010
February 1, 2009Does environmental protection hurt low-income families?