Publications

The Center’s research agenda emphasizes an economic and geostrategic approach to key energy policy areas. Current research programs encompass a wide variety of specific studies and topics, focused both on U.S. policy and specific regions around the world. Below is a list of research reports and working papers authored by Center staff and Fellows, ordered by most recent publication date.

Report

Jason Bordoff

Trevor Houser, Jason Bordoff and Peter Marsters offer an empirical diagnosis of the causes of the U.S. coal industry collapse over the last six years, assess the global coal market outlook, and examine the prospects for a recovery in coal production by modeling the impact of President Trump’s executive order to review or rescind Obama-era environment regulations.

Commentary

Tommy Beaudreau, Jason Bordoff

Tommy Beaudreau and Jason Bordoff explore what's next for offshore oil and gas leasing under the Trump Administration

Report

Dr. Tim Boersma

Fellow Tim Boersma and Steve Griffiths explore reforming electricity, water, and fuel subsidies in the United Arab Emirates in a report for the Oxford Institute of Energy Studies. The report is part of a larger Oxford Energy Forum issue focusing on MENA price reforms.

Commentary

Dr. Tim Boersma, Akos Losz

Together with NITI Aayog and the Confederation of Indian Industry, CGEP organized a day-long workshop in Delhi in late 2016 to discuss the future of natural gas in India. Authors Tim Boersma, Akos Losz, and Astha Ummat drafted the resulting brief which summarizes key takeaways, observations, and questions for future research.

Report

Center on Global Energy Policy

Authors Tom Moerenhout, Nikos Vezanis, and Chris Westling analyze the political economy of energy pricing reforms in the Middle East and North Africa since the Arab Spring. This report investigates the conditions under which the governments of Tunisia, Morocco, Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and Iran--each with very different political economies--were able to implement price increases. The report explains for each country why reform was necessary, how political coalitions affected reform planning and implementation, and how social contract dynamics affected the reforms.

Report

Richard Nephew, Dr. Nicola de Blasio

In a three-part series from the Center on Global Energy Policy, three sets of authors examine the future of nuclear energy in the United States and throughout the world.

Commentary

Dr. Tim Boersma, Dr. Tatiana Mitrova

Dr. Tim Boersma and Dr. Tatiana Mitrova examine the causes and consequences of transformational changes in global gas markets.

Report

David Sandalow, Travis Bradford, Peter Davidson

A new report from the Center on Global Energy Policy analyzes whether the success of the oil and gas industry in raising capital could provide insights to help the solar and wind power industries expand.

Commentary

Jason Bordoff

Director Jason Bordoff explores what the U.S. Border Tax Adjustment would mean for energy.

Commentary

Jason Bordoff

Ahead of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly's visit to Mexico on Thursday, Jason Bordoff, Director of the Center on Global Energy Policy, and Sam Walsh, former Deputy General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Energy, write in a new commentary from the Center on Global Energy Policy about the implications of a trade conflict between the United States and Mexico on the regulatory environment for natural gas trade. The authors explain that NAFTA is central to the issue, outlining possible scenarios to the future of natural gas trade should the agreement dissolve altogether or be re-negotiated.

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