Christopher Knittel is the George P. Shultz Professor of Applied Economics in the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the Director of MIT’s Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research and co-directs The E2e Project, a research initiative between MIT, UChicago and UC Berkeley to undertake rigorous evaluation of energy efficiency investments. His research focuses on environmental economics, studying how firms and consumers respond to policies. Professor Knittel received his BA in economics and political science from the California State University, Stanislaus, an MA in economics from UC Davis, and a PhD in economics from UC Berkeley. He is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research in the Productivity, Industrial Organization, and Energy and Environmental Economics groups. He is the co-editor of the Journal of Public Economics, and an associate editor of the Journal of Transportation Economics and Policy, and Journal of Energy Markets.