Professor Sloan School of Management
Christopher Knittel is the George P. Shultz Professor of Energy Economics in the Sloan School of Management MIT. He is also the director of MIT’s Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research, which has served as the hub for social science research on energy and the environmental since the late 1970s. Knittel is also the deputy director for policy at MITEI and a co-director of The E2e Project, a research initiative between MIT, UC Berkeley, and the University of Chicago, to undertake rigorous evaluation of energy efficiency investments. He joined the faculty at MIT in 2011, having taught previously at UC Davis and Boston University. At MIT, he teaches Energy Economics and Policy to undergraduates, MBA students, and graduate students from outside of the Sloan School of Management.
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Analysis on gas prices from MIT
Yahoo News · March 10, 2022
MITEI Deputy Director for Policy Christopher Knittel provides analysis on claims that Biden administration energy policies are to blame for increasing gas prices. Knittel states that GOP claims are “factually inaccurate” and that there "is no evidence" that a change in administration "broke the trend in gas prices."