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Edson R Severnini

Assistant Professor of Economics and Public Policy

Voice: (412) 268-2329
Email: edsons@andrew.cmu.edu
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Edson Severnini joined Carnegie Mellon University in the Fall 2013, as an Assistant Professor of Economics and Public Policy. His interests lie at the intersection of energy, economics, and the environment.

Research Interests

Primary Fields: Urban, Energy, and Environmental Economics, and Economic History Secondary Fields: Applied Econometrics, Labor Economics


B.A., Economics (summa cum laude), University of São Paulo (USP) (2004).
M.Sc., Economics, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) (2007).
Ph.D., Economics, University of California at Berkeley (UC Berkeley) (2013).
Dissertation: Essays in Applied Microeconomics
Committee: David Card, Enrico Moretti, Patrick Kline, Steven Raphael