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Gregory Nemet. La Follette School photo taken Dec. 17, 2009, by Andy Manis

Gregory F. Nemet

Associate Professor of Public Affairs and Environmental Studies

Office: 209 Observatory Hill Office Building
Phone: 608-265-3469
Fax: 608-265-3233
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La Follette School of Public Affairs
University of Wisconsin - Madison
1225 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706

Gregory Nemet is an associate professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison in the La Follette School of Public Affairs and the Nelson Institute's Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment. He is also chair of the Energy Analysis and Policy (EAP) certificate program

His research and teaching focus on improving analysis of the global energy system and, more generally, on understanding how to expand access to energy services while reducing environmental impacts. He teaches courses in energy systems analysis, governance of global energy problems, and international environmental policy.

Professor Nemet's research analyzes the process of technological change in energy and its interactions with public policy. These projects fall in two areas: (1) empirical analysis identifying the influences on past technological change and (2) modeling of the effects of policy instruments on future technological outcomes.  The first includes assessment of public policy, research and development (R&D), learning by doing, and knowledge spillovers. An example of the second is work informing allocation between R&D and demand-side policy instruments to address climate change.

He has been a contributor to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and the Global Energy Assessment. He received his doctorate in energy and resources from the University of California, Berkeley. His A.B. is in geography and economics from Dartmouth College.

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