Dr. Philip Graves is nationally known for his work in environmental economics, urban and regional economics and monetary economics and is available to participate in projects on these subjects at RCF. He is Professor of Economics at the University of Colorado and has held visiting positions at a number of other universities. He is the author of seven books and many articles.
Dr. Graves was responsible for developing advanced methodologies for estimating economic damages from air and water pollution and for using these estimates in a multidisciplinary team setting along with control cost estimates, dispersion modeling and physical assessments. He is co-author of two volumes in the Economic Policy Series, Elements of Environmental Analysis and Air Quality.
Much of his work has concerned demographic trends in regional and urban settings. He has served as consultant to a variety of organizations. For Commonwealth Edison, he studied short-run construction disturbances to communities associated with nuclear power plants. A project with Argonne National Laboratory included analysis of market penetration over time of solar storage energy systems.
Dr. Graves is a graduate of Indiana University, where he received an A.B. in Economics. He later attended Northwestern University, receiving an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Economics.