Fellows & Scholars

Kenneth B. Medlock III

Kenneth B. Medlock III, Ph.D., is the James A. Baker, III, and Susan G. Baker Fellow in Energy and Resource Economics at Rice University’s Baker ...
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Jim Krane

Jim Krane, Ph.D., is the Wallace S. Wilson Fellow for Energy Studies at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy. His research addresses the ...
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CES in the News

Let the Greek Games End

A Greek exit from the Eurozone would be immensely painful for Greece, but overall positive for the European project, writes Ted Temzelides, a Baker Institute Rice faculty scholar and professor of economics at Rice University, in the Forbes blog. | May 7, 2015, 5:45 a.m.

The Unrealized Value of Biofuels

Ghasideh Pourhashem, postdoctoral research fellow at the Center for Energy Studies, authored a Forbes blog about the unrealized value and potential profitability of biofuels. | May 1, 2015, 12:04 p.m.

New Balance of Power in Oil Production

Major oil-producing countries and companies are assessing the decrease in crude oil prices and discussing what action to take. This article cites the paper "Effects of Low Oil Prices on U.S. Shale Production: OPEC Calls the Tune and Shale Swings," by Jim Krane and Mark Agerton. | April 24, 2015, 12:46 p.m.

Oil Price, Exchange Rates and the Convoluted Impact of Sanctions on Russia

Since oil prices are denominated in dollars, as the dollar strengthens, oil prices fall for U.S. consumers, all else equal. But petroleum product purchases by consumers in most countries aren’t denominated in dollars, so the fall in dollar-denominated oil prices isn’t experienced in the same way for them, writes Mark Agerton, graduate fellow in the Center for Energy Studies, in a new Forbes blog. | April 24, 2015, 9 a.m.

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Climate Change: Water as a Bridge to Mitigation and Adaptation
June 11, 2015, noon