David Rapson is an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of California at Davis. Rapson’s research focuses on energy markets, environmental policy, and industrial organization. Ongoing research seeks to deepen our understanding of consumer preferences, market dynamics, and pollution abatement opportunities in the transportation and electricity sectors. Rapson’s work appears in the American Economic Review, Nature, and other academic journals, and has been discussed in the New York Times and other periodicals. He holds an AB in economics from Dartmouth College; an MA in economics from Queen’s University; and a Ph.D. in economics from Boston University. Professor Rapson is currently an Associate Editor of the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, and sits on the Editorial Council of the Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists.