Geoffrey Rothwell - Stanford University
Since 2013, Dr. Geoffrey Rothwell has been the Principal Economist of the Nuclear Energy Agency of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (Paris, France), where he is working on the economics of extended Spent Nuclear Fuel management and estimating employment generated by the nuclear power industry. Recent publications include Projected Costs of Generating Electricity, 2015 Update and The Costs of Decommissioning Nuclear Power Plants. His book, Economics of Nuclear Power, was published by Routledge of the Taylor & Francis Group in December 2015. From 1986 to 2013, he was a Senior Lecturer and the Director of Honors Programs in the Department of Economics, Stanford University, and Associate Director of Stanford's Public Policy Program. He has worked for Argonne, Idaho, Oak Ridge, and Pacific Northwest National Laboratories. Dr. Rothwell grew up in Richland, Washington, graduating from Hanford High School. He received his BAC in Philosophy and Mathematics from Lycée François Premier, Le Havre, France; his B.A. in Political Economy from The Evergreen State College, Olympia, Washington; his M.A. in Jurisprudence and Social Policy from Boalt Law School, University of California, Berkeley; and his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley. After a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the California Institute of Technology, he was teaching at Stanford from 1986 to 2013 with visiting appointments in the University of California, Santa Cruz, and the College of Technology Management, L'Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland. Dr. Rothwell has written extensively on the economics and econometrics of electricity and nuclear power.