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Sam Evans, PhD

Adjunct Professor, Online MPA

Sam Evans is an environmental and natural resource economist who specializes in the economics of climate change and the design of climate policy. He is an expert in computable general equilibrium modeling of climate and energy policies and has worked extensively on evaluating the impacts of California’s and China’s long-term decarbonization strategies. Sam is currently a postdoc in the Environmental Science, Policy, and Management (ESPM) Department at UC, Berkeley and an adjunct professor in the Lokey School of Business and Public Policy at Mills College in Oakland.

His academic interests span environmental economics, energy economics, forestry economics, applied econometrics, computable general equilibrium modeling, and California’s local economic policies.


BA, Grinnell College
MA, Colorado State University
PhD, Colorado State University


MPA6221 – Applied Analytics

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