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Charles F. Mason
H.S. True Chair, Petroleum and Natural Gas Economics
Department of Economics and Finance
University of Wyoming

External Research Associate
Oxford Centre for Analysis of Research Rich Economies
University of Oxford

Wednesday, January 23, 2013
11:30 - 12:30
Bren Hall 1414

"Chuck Mason is one of the country's leading experts on modeling prices for crude oil and natural gas, the role of delivery infrastructure in natural gas markets, and motivations to hold stockpiles of oil and gas, all critical issues today. Chuck was the managing editor of the top international journal in the field, the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management."

—Gary Libecap, faculty host


Charles (Chuck) Mason is an internationally known scholar who specializes in Environmental and Resource Economics, with more than fifty publications in peer-reviewed journals. He served as the managing editor of the top international journal in the field of Environmental and Resource Economics, the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, from 2006 to 2011, and was recently appointed as an associate editor of the European Economic Review and joint editor-in-chief of Strategic Behavior in the Environment. Chuck earned a double BA in Economics and Mathematics in 1977 and a PhD in Economics in 1983, all at the University of California at Berkeley. He was a visiting academic at the University of Cambridge in 2003. He has also been a visiting scholar at the University of Oxford each year from 2008 to 2012. He has been on the faculty at the University of Wyoming since 1982.

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