William M. Shobe, Director, Center of Economic and Policy Studies

William M. Shobe

Director, Center for Economic and Policy Studies
Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service

Professor of Public Policy,
Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy


University of Virginia


Mailing address Street address
PO Box 400206
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4206
2400 Old Ivy Rd.
Charlottesville, VA 22903

Phone: (434) 982-5376
E-mail:

 
EDUCATION EXPERTISE
B.A., Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
J.D., Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland OR
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Environmental and resource economics
Climate change, greenhouse gas markets, and auction design
Occupational licensing
Regulatory economics
Forecasting

MAJOR PROJECTS
Emission market design
Auction design for emission trading programs
Clean Power Plan compliance
Federalism and climate change policy
Early childhood intervention to enhance pre-school readiness
Policy evaluation, innovation, and design
Annual tax rates survey for Virginia localities
Economic analysis of regulations

EXPERIENCE
Director, Center for Economic and Policy Studies
Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, University of Virginia
Associate Director for Economic & Regulatory Analysis
Virginia Department of Planning and Budget
Assistant Professor of Economics
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Adjunct Professor of Agricultural & Applied Economics
Virginia Tech
Fulbright Fellow in Environmental Economics
University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic


COMMISSIONS, FELLOWSHIPS, AND HONORS
Current;   Member, Joint Advisory Board of Economists (Virginia)
2008 - 2015;   Member, Virginia State Advisory Board on Air Pollution
2010 - 2011;   U.Va. Bankard Fund grant to improve state-level economic forecasting
2010 - 2011;   STAR research grant, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
2006 - 2010;   Member, Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund Advisory Committee,
Virginia Unemployment Commission
2008 - 2009;   National Academy of Sciences Panel on the Occupational Information Network (O*NET)
2007;   Auction design research, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority
1999 - 2005;   Chair, Virginia Public Safety Technical Forecasting Committee
2001;   Public Sector Freedom of Information Award, Virginia Council for Open Government.
For work developing the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall web site.
2000;   Fulbright Fellowship in Environmental Economics, Prague, Czech Republic
1994;   Summer Excellence Research Award, UNC-Greensboro
For research on rights-based regulation of coastal fisheries.
1982 - 1990;   Licensed Attorney, State of Minnesota
1978 - 1979;   Law Review, Lewis & Clark Law School
1978;   Oral Advocacy Award, Moot Court Competition, Lewis & Clark Law School

PUBLICATIONS AND REPORTS
 

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