James P. Barrett

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James P. Barrett is the Executive Director of Redefining Progress.

"James Barrett has worked on a variety of issues concerning energy and environmental economics, including the impacts of carbon reduction programs on the U.S. economy, the economic implications of opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil exploration, and the technical and economic feasibility of hydrogen production. Prior to joining Redefining Progress, he was an economist at the Economic Policy Institute, senior economist on the Democratic staff of the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress, and staff economist at the Center for the Advancement of Genomics and the Institute for Biological Energy Alternatives. Dr. Barrett earned his B.A. in economics from Bucknell University, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from the University of Connecticut." [1]

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  1. Meet Our Staff, Redefining Progress, accessed November 15, 2007.
  2. Advisory Board, Environmental and Energy Study Institute, accessed October 15, 2008.

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