Jeffrey Frankel

Jeffrey Frankel

James W. Harpel Professor of Capital Formation and Growth
Jeffrey Frankel

Research Interests

International finance; monetary policy; regional blocs; international environmental issues

Related Publications


"A Fair, Efficient and Feasible Climate Agreement," Project Syndicate,, Dec. 17, 2015.

"Now is the Right Time to Reform Oil Pricing," The Guardian, August 10, 2015.

"Protectionist Shadows over Solar Power," Project Syndicate, August 1, 2013.


"A Pre-Lima Scorecard for Evaluating Which Countries Are Doing their Fair Share in Pledged Carbon Cuts," with Valentina Bosetti. (2014)

"The Natural Resource Curse: A Survey of Diagnoses and Some Prescriptions," in Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries, 2012, edited by Rabah Arezki, et al (International Monetary Fund: Washington DC). HKS RWP12-014.

Real Energy Security: Drill, Baby, Drill—But Not Now. (2010)

Targets, Timetables and Trade: How to achieve a successful Copenhagen. (2009)

Advice for the New Administration: Spend Green Today, Tax Green in the Future. (2009)

Environmental Effects of International Trade. (2009)

A Pragmatic Global Climate Policy Architecture. (2009)

How Negotiators of a Copenhagen Protocol on Climate Change Should Address the Problems of Leakage to Developing Countries.(2009)

Options for Addressing the Leakage/Competitiveness Issue in Climate Change Policy Proposals. (2008)

Formulas for Quantitative Emission Targets. (2007)

Next steps after the Kyoto Protocol: formulas for quantitative emission targets. (2007)

Is Trade Good or Bad for the Environment? Sorting out the Causality. (2005)

The Environment and Globalization (2005)


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