Henry D. Jacoby, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Management Professor Cambridge, Massachusetts hjacoby@mit.edu Office: (617) 253-6609

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Henry Jacoby is the William F. Pounds Professor of Management, Emeritus and a Professor of Applied Economics in the Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Jacoby is a leader of MIT research and analysis of national climate policies and ...


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Bio/Research

Henry Jacoby is the William F. Pounds Professor of Management, Emeritus and a Professor of Applied Economics in the Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Jacoby is a leader of MIT research and analysis of national climate policies and the structure of the international climate regime. He has been director of the Harvard Environmental Systems Program, director of the MIT Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research, associate director of the MIT Energy Laboratory, and chair of the MIT Faculty.

Jacoby is also the co-director of the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change at MIT Sloan. The Joint Program is a world leader in integration of the natural and social sciences and policy analysis in application to the threat of global climate change. Jacoby directs the design and application of the social science component of the Joint Program’s Integrated Global System Model—a comprehensive research tool for analyzing potential anthropogenic climate change and its social and environmental consequences. His widely published work on these topics includes seven books. He currently serves on the Scientific Committee of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Program and on the Climate Research Committee of the U.S. National Research Council.

Jacoby holds a BS in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas and a PhD in economics from Harvard University.


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