Don Fullerton received a BA from Cornell in 1974 and a PhD in Economics from U.C.
Berkeley in 1978. He taught at Princeton University (1978-84), the University of Virginia
(1984-94), Carnegie Mellon University (1991-94) and the University of Texas (1994-2008),
before joining the University of Illinois in 2008. From 1985 to 1987, he served in the
U.S. Treasury Department as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Tax Analysis. 

At Illinois, he is Gutgsell Professor in the Finance Department and Center for Business
and Public Policy, and he is Associate Director of the Institute of Government and Public
Affairs (IGPA). He was Managing Editor for the B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis &
Policy (2001-2012), and is Director of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
program on Environmental and Energy Economics (2007-present). 

2014

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Can a Unilateral Carbon Tax Reduce Emissions Elsewhere? (with Joshua Elliott), Resource and Energy Economics (2014)
 

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Negative Leakage (with Kathy Baylis and Daniel Karney), Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (2014)
 

2013

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Vehicle Choices, Miles Driven, and Pollution Policies (with Ye Feng and Li Gan), Journal of Regulatory Economics (2013)
 

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Leakage, Welfare, and Cost-Effectiveness of Carbon Policy (with Kathy Baylis and Daniel H. Karney), American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings (2013)
 

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Can Pollution Tax Rebates Protect Low-Wage Earners? (with Holly Monti), Journal of Environmental Economics and Management (2013)
 

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Introduction (with Mark Cohen and Robert Topel), Distributional Aspects of Energy and Climate Policies (2013)
 

2012

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Does the Indexing of Government Transfers Make Carbon Pricing Progressive? (with Garth Heutel and Gilbert Metcalf), American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2012)
 

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Introduction and Summary (with Catherine Wolfram), The Design and Implementation of U.S. Climate Policy (2012)
 

2011

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Optimal Taxation of Externalities Interacting Through Markets: A Theoretical General Equilibrium Analysis (with Xiaolin Ren and John Braden), Resource and Energy Economics (2011)
 

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The Progressivity of Social Security (with Julia Lynn Coronado and Thomas Glass), The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy (2011)
 

2010

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Analytical General Equilibrium Effects of Energy Policy on Output and Factor Prices (with Garth Heutel), B. E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy (2010)
 

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Combinations of Instruments to Achieve Low-Carbon Vehicle-Miles (with Daniel Karney), Stimulating Low-Carbon Vehicle Technologies (2010)
 

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Environmental Taxes (with Andrew Leicester and Stephen Smith), Dimensions of Tax Design (2010)
 

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Tax and Subsidy Combinations for the Control of Car Pollution (with Sarah West), B. E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy -- Advances (2010)
 

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The General Equilibrium Incidence of Environmental Mandates (with Garth Heutel), American Economic Journal: Economic Policy (2010)
 

Distributional Effects of Environmental and Energy Policy

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Distributional Effects of Environmental and Energy Policy: An Introduction, Distributional Effects of Environmental and Energy Policy (2009)
 

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The Allocation of Permits in U.S. Climate Change Legislation (with Daniel Karney), Economists' Voice (2009)
 

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The General Equilibrium Incidence of Environmental Taxes (with Garth Heutel), Journal of Public Economics (2007)
 

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A Framework to Compare Environmental Policies, Southern Economic Journal (2001)
 

Environmental Policy in the Energy Sector

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Environmental Investment and Policy with Distortionary Taxes and Endogenous Growth (with Seung Rae Kim), Journal of Environmental Economics and Management (2008)
 

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Cap and Trade Policies in the Presence of Monopoly and Distortionary Taxation (with Gilbert E. Metcalf), Resource and Energy Economics (2002)
 

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Environmental Controls, Scarcity Rents, and Pre-Existing Distortions (with Gilbert E. Metcalf), Journal of Public Economics (2001)
 

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Sulfur Dioxide Compliance of a Regulated Utility (with Shaun P. McDermott and Jonathan P. Caulkins), Journal of Environmental Economics and Management (1997)
 

Environmental Policy in the Transportation Sector

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Cost-Effective Policies to Reduce Vehicle Emissions (with Li Gan), American Economic Review (2005)
 

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A Model to Evaluate Vehicle Emission Incentive Policies in Japan (with Li Gan and Miwa Hattori), Working Paper (2005)
 

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Can Taxes on Cars and on Gasoline Mimic an Unavailable Tax on Emissions (with Sarah E. West), Journal of Environmental Economics and Management (2002)
 

Environmental Policy via Deposit Refund Systems

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The Two-Part Instrument in a Second-Best World (with Ann Wolverton), Journal of Public Economics (2005)
 

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Suggested Subsidies are Sub-optimal Unless Combined with an Output Tax (with Robert D. Mohr), Contributions to Economic Analysis & Policy (2003)
 

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Two Generalizations of a Depost-Refund System (with Ann Wolverton), American Economic Review (2000)
 

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Policies for Green Design (with Wenbo Wu), Journal of Environmental Economics and Management (1998)
 

Garbage and Recycling Behavior

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Garbage and Recycling with Endogenous Local Policy (with Thomas C. Kinnaman), Journal of Urban Economics (2000)
 

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Household Responses to Pricing Garbage by the Bag (with Thomas C. Kinnaman), The American Economic Review (1996)
 

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Garbage, Recycling, and Illicit Burning or Dumping (with Thomas C. Kinnaman), Journal of Environmental Economics and Management (1995)
 

Other Environmental Issues

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The Irrelevance of the Double Dividend (with Jane Gravelle), Proceedings of the National Tax Association, November 1998 (1999)
 

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How Economists See the Environment (with Robert Stavins), Nature (1998)
 

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Environmental Levies and Distortionary Taxation: Comment, The American Economic Review (1997)
 

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Why Have Separate Environmental Taxes?, Tax Policy and the Economy (1996)
 

Social Security

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Is Social Security Part of the Social Safety Net? (with Jeffrey R. Brown and Julia Lynn Coronado), Tax Policy and the Economy (2009)
 

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The Many Definitions of Social Security Privatization (with Michael Geruso), The Economists' Voice (2006)
 

Taxation: Analysis of Incidence

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The Distribution of Tax Burdens: Introduction (with Gilbert Metcalf), The Distribution of Tax Burdens (2003)
 

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Tax Incidence (with Gilbert E. Metcalf), Handbook of Public Economics (2002)
 

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Neglected Effects on the Uses Side: Even a Uniform Tax Would Change Relative Goods Prices (with Diane Lim Rogers), American Economic Review (1997)
 

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Who Bears the Lifetime Tax Burden? (with Diane Lim Rogers) (1993)
 

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Estimating the Distribution of Tax Burdens: A Comparison of Different Approaches (with Shantayanan Devarajan and Richard A. Musgrave), Journal of Public Economics (1980)
 

Taxation: Deadweight Loss

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Distortionary Taxes and the Provision of Public Goods (with Charles Ballard), Journal of Economic Perspectives (1992)
 

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The Marginal Excess Burden of Different Capital Tax Instruments (with Yolanda K. Henderson), Review of Economics and Statistics (1989)
 

Taxation: Effects on Housing, Charity, Savings, Revenue

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A General Equilibrium Model of Housing, Taxes, and Portfolio Choice (with James Berkovec), Journal of Political Economy (1992)
 

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The General Equilibrium Effects of Inflation on Housing Consumption and Investment (with James Berkovec), American Economic Review (1989)
 

Taxation: Evaluation of Reforms

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Uncertain Parameter Values and the Choice among Policy Options (with Andrew Lyon), Journal of Public Economics (1986)
 

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Long-Run Effects of the Accelerated Cost Recovery System (with Yolanda K. Henderson), Review of Economics and Statistics (1985)
 

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Replacing the U.S. Income Tax with a Progressive Consumption Tax : A Sequenced General Equilibrium Approach (with John B. Shoven and John Whalley), Journal of Public Economics (1983)
 

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Corporate Tax Integration in the United States: A General Equilibrium Approach (with A. Thomas King, John B. Shoven, and John Whalley), American Economic Review (1981)
 

Taxation: Models of Computable General Equilibrium

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The Irrelevance of Detail in a Computable General Equilibrium Model (with Tyler Fox), Economics Letters (1991)
 

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A Disaggregate Equilibrium Model of the Tax Distortions among Assets, Sectors, and Industries (with Yolanda K. Henderson), International Economic Review (1989)
 

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Notes on Displaced CES Functional Forms, University of Virginia (1989)