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Student Working Papers

Consumer Adoption of Electric Vehicles An Evaluation of Local Programs in the United States

April 30, 2022
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Tressa Greschak, University of Michigan, Matilda Kreider, University of Michigan, Nathan Legault, University of Michigan
While transportation electrification is critically important for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, light-duty electric vehicle adoption by individuals is still very low in the United States. Although state-level programs and city-level programs in...
Working Papers

State of Michigan Renewable Energy Policy Analysis

December 20, 2021
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Christian Koch*, Nathan Legault*, Saif Ur Rehman*, Elizabeth Wallace*, University of Michigan
As market forces and policy interventions continue to facilitate a renewable energy transition, U.S. states are increasing their shares of renewable energy technologies. In recent years, Midwest states, such as Michigan – which have historically...
Working Papers

Policies Affecting Renewable Energy in Illinois, USA

December 20, 2021
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Gus Cordero*, Kacey Eis*, Cecilia Garibay*, Tyler Orcutt*, University of Michigan
Like many other states, Illinois is moving toward decarbonizing its energy sector. A major part of this effort is shifting to renewable electricity  generation. As the nation’s third-largest net electricity supplier, Illinois’ energy sector...

Assessing Local Fiscal Health in Tourist Cities in Michigan

June 30, 2021
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Christen Richardson and Capri Backus, Policy Analysts
This case study takes an in-depth look at the fiscal health stress of two tourist cities (City X and City Y) using a wide range of financial and demographic factors as well as findings from the Michigan Public Policy Survey. This case study...