Erin Baker

Associate Professor

120C Marston Hall
University of Massachusetts
160 Governors Drive
Amherst, MA 01003-2210 

(413) 545-0670
(413) 545-1027

B.A. U.C. Berkeley, 1986;
M.S. Stanford University, 1998;
Ph.D. Stanford University, 2002 

Research Interests: 

Applying operations research methods to environmental and energy economics and policy; how uncertainty impacts global climate change policy in a strategic environment; the economics of distributed generation; the interplay between energy and development in Africa 

Selected Publications: 
Honors & Awards: 
  • The 2009 Campbell Watkins Energy Journal Best Paper Award
  • NSF CAREER Award, 2008
  • IEOR Advisor of the Year, 2005, 2006
  • Runner-Up, Decision Analysis Society Student Award, INFORMS 2003
  • Food Research Institute Fellowship, Stanford, 1995-1998
  • Second Year Honors awarded to the most outstanding second-year mathematics student at U.C. Berkeley, 1984