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John Reilly

Created: 9/20/2000
Updated: 3/10/2011
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Dr. John Reilly
Associate Director for Research

The MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Bldg E40-433
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
United States

http://web.mit.edu/globalchange/www/
jreilly@mit.edu
617-253-8040 (ph)
617-253-9845 (fx)



Biography
Dr. Reilly is the Associate Director for Research in the Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change at MIT. Much of his 20-year research career has focused on the economics of climate change, including modeling of energy use and carbon emissions and on the economic impacts of climate change on agriculture as well as consideration of agriculture and forestry sinks.

He has published numerous articles, books, and reports on the economics of climate change and on other issues related to natural resources, technology, and energy use and supply. He was a principal author for the IPCC Second Assessment Report and has served on many Federal government and international committees.

Prior to joining MIT in 1998, he spent 12 years with the Economic Research Service of USDA, most recently as the Acting Director and Deputy Director for Research of the Resource Economics Division. He has been a scientist with Battelle's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and with the Institute for Energy Analysis, Oak Ridge Associated Universities.

He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania in 1983 and holds a B.S. in economics and political science from the University of Wisconsin and is a member of the American Economics Association.

Panels and Public Service:
2001-present: Advisory Committee for the Consortium for Agricultural Soils Mitigation of GHGs
1998-present: GTAP Advisory Board
2000-2002: Member, Committee on Global Change Research, Nat. Academy of Sciences,
1998-2002: Co-Chair, Agricultural Sector Assessment of Climate Change
1997-1999: Member, Panel on Integrated Environmental and Economics Accounting, Nat. Academy of Science
1997-1998: Vice Chair, U.S. National Assessment Working Group
1994: U.S. National Academy of Public Administration (expert reviewer)
1993-1996: Conv.Lead Author, Agricultural Impacts, WG II, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
1991-1992: Chair, U.S. Federal task group on the Economics of Global Change in 1991-92
1989-1991: US representative and contributing author, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
1988: member, US delegation to the OECD agricultural research Director's meeting
Books:
Reilly, J. (editor), Agriculture: The Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change, Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Reilly, J. and M.Anderson (eds.), Global Change: Economic Issues in Agriculture, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Westview Press, Boulder, CO; 460pp., 1992.
Edmonds, J., J. Reilly, Global Energy: Assessing the Future, Oxford University Press, 1985


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