Paul L. Joskow, Ph.D.
Board of Directors

Paul L. Joskow is president of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and Elizabeth and James Killian Professor Emeritus of Economics and Management at MIT. He was an MIT faculty member from 1972 until 2010, served as Head of the MIT Department of Economics from 1994 to 1998, and directed the MIT Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research. He has authored six books and more than 125 papers on industrial organization, energy and environmental economics, competition policy, and government regulation of industry. Joskow has advised the National Science Foundation, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the World Bank. He is board member of the Exelon Corporation and the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and a trustee of Putnam Mutual Funds and Yale University. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Economic Association, and a Fellow of the Econometric Society, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the Industrial Organization Society. He was the Chair of the National Academies’ Board on Science, Technology and Economic Policy and is a member of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board and the Council on Foreign Relations. Joskow received a B.A. from Cornell in 1968 and a Ph.D. in economics from Yale in 1972.