Director, The Hamilton Project; 3M Professor of Environmental Economics, MIT; Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution
Michael Greenstone is the Director of The Hamilton Project. He is the 3M Professor of Environmental Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution; Co-Director of the Climate Change, Environment, and Natural Resources Research Programme of the International Growth Centre; and Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Greenstone’s research ranges widely across a number of areas, from the environment and public finance, to regulation of financial markets, to labor and health economics. He has conducted extensive studies on environmental topics, including the economic impact of climate change; air quality; hazardous waste sites; and the relationship between the environment and well-being in developing countries.