Sixth Annual Conference on
Transportation, Economics, Energy and the Environment (TE3)

Friday, October 18, 2019

Rackham Amphitheatre, 915 East Washington Street, 4th Floor

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor


Additional speakers will be listed as they are confirmed.


8:00 – 8:50     Registration & Breakfast Buffet

8:50 – 9:00     Welcome

Anna Stefanopoulou
Director, University of Michigan Energy Institute

9:00 – 10:30   Enticing EV Consumers: Buyer Intentions and Charging Considerations

Yi Wen, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Attracting conventional car drivers to EVs in China

David Greene, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
How much is public charging infrastructure worth?

Ria Kontou, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Electricity rates for EV fast charging

Discussant: Alex Keros, General Motors

10:30 – 10:50    Break

10:50 – 12:20    Economics of Electric Vehicles

Chair: Sharyn LieU.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Stephen Holland, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Policy consequences of cleaner power generation

Erich Muehlegger, University of California, Davis
The private and public economics of electric vehicles

Benjamin Leard, Resources for the Future
What does an electric vehicle replace?

Discussant: Elaine Buckberg, General Motors

12:20 – 1:30      Lunch

Keynote address: Rachael Nealer, U.S. Department of Energy

1:30 – 3:00        Policy Interactions: Impacts on Effectiveness

Chair: Catherine Hausman, University of Michigan

Zhenhong Lin, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Impact of China’s dual-credit policy on EV sales and industry profits

Rubal Dua, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center
Effectiveness of China’s plug-in electric vehicle subsidy

Jeremy Michalek, Carnegie Mellon University
Alternative fuel vehicle policy interactions increase GHG emissions

3:00 – 3:20       Break

3:20 – 4:50        Public Policy Tensions in the U.S. and Across the Globe

Chair: Thomas Lyon, University of Michigan

Dan Levy, Credit Suisse

Julia Rege, Global Automakers

Patricia Monahan,* California Energy Commission

4:50 – 5:00        Closing Remarks

5:00                    Reception with light refreshments

* Pending final confirmation