Jeremy Carl

Research Fellow
Biography: 

Jeremy Carl is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, where he focuses on energy policy and U.S. politics.

He has served as a policy advisor to many national political figures on a variety of issues ranging from energy to electoral strategy; His academic writing on reforming California’s energy bureaucracy was praised by a bipartisan coalition of former California governors and his work on distributed power has been lauded by leaders ranging from senior Bush Administration energy officials to the former Democratic Party head of the Senate Energy Committee. His recent policy work for a prominent Republican governor was highlighted by The Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, and the National Review.

Before coming to Hoover, Carl was a research fellow at the Program on Energy and Sustainable Development at Stanford. Before that he was a research fellow in resource and development economics at the Energy and Resources Institute, India’s leading energy and environmental policy organization.

Jeremy’s scholarly work at Hoover focuses on energy and environmental policy, with an emphasis on energy security, climate policy, energy innovation and global fuel markets. In addition he has continued previous research on energy politics and policy in India and China.  Outside of his energy work he is a frequently sought-out commentator on U.S. politics and elections.

Carl is the author or editor of several books, including Powering the Armed Forces (with Admiral Gary Roughead), Conversations about Energy: How the Experts See America’s Energy Choices and Assessing the Role of Distributed Power Systems in the US Power Sector. His work has appeared in numerous professional journals in the energy and environmental field.

His political writing and commentary has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street JournalTime Magazine, National Review, Politico,the Economist, and many other leading newspapers and magazines.

Jeremy received a BA with distinction from Yale University. He holds an MPA from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and did doctoral work at Stanford University, where he was a Packard Foundation Stanford Graduate Fellow.

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Analysis and Commentary

Renewables

by Jeremy Carlvia Economist
Thursday, November 10, 2011

This house believes that subsidising renewable energy is a good way to wean the world off fossil fuels...

In Search of Adventurism

by Jeremy Carlvia Advancing a Free Society
Friday, September 30, 2011

For all of the concern among some Beltway Republicans about his Texas tough talk alienating moderate voters, it is perhaps ironic that Republican presidential nomination front-runner Rick Perry raised the most eyebrows at one of the first GOP debates when he warned against mil

Analysis and Commentary

In search of adventurism

by Jeremy Carlvia Washington Times
Thursday, September 29, 2011

...[W]hat will unite the diverse strands of conservative foreign policy views is not whether or not we should engage in the next war in Iraq or Libya, but whether our future leaders need to seek the blessing of the U.N. or the “international community” to “legally authorize” our actions...

Analysis and Commentary

Senate Fails to Kill Corn Ethanol Subsidies: But there’s More Here than Meets the Eye

by Jeremy Carlvia Advancing a Free Society
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Yesterday’s vote in the Senate that failed to kill $6 Billion in annual subsidies to corn ethanol might seem like a defeat for market-oriented energy reformers—But there’s a lot more here than meets the eye...

Senate Fails to Kill Corn Ethanol Subsidies: But there’s More Here than Meets the Eye

by Jeremy Carlvia Advancing a Free Society
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Yesterday’s vote in the Senate that failed to kill $6 Billion in annual subsidies to corn ethanol might seem like a defeat for market-oriented energy reformers—But there’s a lot more here than meets the eye.

Analysis and Commentary

In India, it is not because of the Government, it is in Spite of the Government

by Jeremy Carlvia Advancing a Free Society
Saturday, June 11, 2011

Surveying Gurgaon, one quickly apprehends how virtually all of India’s modern growth miracle has occurred due to the dynamism of the private sector, with the vast majority of the government serving only as a corrupt impediment to progress...

In India, it is not because of the Government, it is in Spite of the Government

by Jeremy Carlvia Advancing a Free Society
Saturday, June 11, 2011

That’s the money quote on Indian development from Jim Yardley’s terrific article in the New York Times on Gurgaon, the booming Delhi suburb that probably best exemp

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Conversations about Energy: How the Experts See America's Energy Choices

via Books by Hoover Fellows
Friday, November 12, 2010

Members of the Hoover Institution’s Shultz-Stephenson Energy Task Force offer ideas and recommendations to improve the performance of the United States in responding to the energy challenges.

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