Howard Gruenspecht

Deputy Administrator of the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

U.S. Department of Energy

Speaking At:
Climate Change Energy Outlook: Near and Far Solutions
18 June 2014 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: 147A
Topic: Climate Change

Dr. Gruenspecht is the Deputy Administrator of the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), the statistical and analytical agency within the U.S. Department of Energy (USDOE).  Over the past 35 years, Dr. Gruenspecht has worked extensively on energy-related environmental issues and economy-wide energy modeling.  Before joining EIA in 2003, he was a Resident Scholar at Resources for the Future, an independent, non-partisan research organization.  From 1991 to 2000, he held senior positions in USDOE’s Office of Policy.  Prior to his service at USDOE, Dr. Gruenspecht served as a senior staff economist at the White House Council of Economic Advisers, with primary responsibilities in the areas of environment, energy, regulation, and international trade.  His other professional experience includes service as a faculty member at the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie-Mellon University (1981-88), economic adviser to the chairman of the U.S. International Trade Commission (1988-90), and assistant director for economics and business on the White House Domestic Policy staff (1978-79).  Dr. Gruenspecht has a Ph.D. in economics from Yale University and a B.A. from McGill University.