Professor, Department of Economics, UC Davis
Director, Davis Energy Economics Program (DEEP)
David Rapson is a professor of Economics and Director of the Davis Energy Economics Program (DEEP) at University of California, Davis. Professor Rapson studies how firms and consumers make decisions, primarily about energy use, and what this implies for optimal regulation and government policy. Active projects examine several aspects of the electric vehicle market and policies, electricity markets and pricing, and climate policy. His research appears in The American Economic Review, Science, Nature, and other journals.