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					HKS Master in Public Policy "Policy Analysis Exercises" focusing on Environment and Development
* Policy Area of Concentration (PAC), see http://www.hks.harvard.edu/degrees/teaching-and-courses/teaching/policy
                                                                                                                    Policy
                                                                                                                    Area
                                                                                         Student       Faculty      Concen-
Year   PAE Title                                  Organization            Student        partner       Advisor      tration Country    Award
       What needs to be done to develop local
       food markets in Kinondoni District, Dar-   Kinondoni Municipal                                  Chen,
2009   Es-Salaam, Tanzania                        Council                 Adam, Rahma                  Martha       BGP     Tanzania
       How does the aviation industry decide
       which carbon offsets to pursue and
       what mechanism to use to generate          International Air       Anjaparidze,                                      Switzer-
2009   them?                                      Transport Association   George                       Lee, Henry   ENR     land
                                                  U.S. Environmental
       Comparative Analysis of Electricity        Protection Agency,
       Generation Technologies Using Life         Office of Air and       Azuma,                       Gallagher,
2009   Cycle Assessment                           Radiation               Tetsuya                      Kelly        ITF     USA

       Measuring Well-Being Impact: Refining
       monitoring and evaluation to improve                               Bjorkegren,
2009   international development practice    Food for the Hungry          Dan                          Levy, Dan    HLE     USA

       Towards a Green Economy: Creating                                  Carroll,       Erica Matthews, Cavanaugh,          United
2009   New Markets for Social Innovation          Volans Ventures         Megan          Ajita Talwalker Dick       PAL, BGP Kingdom
       Cost Pass-through Capacity in
       European-intensive Industries:                                 de               Hannes
       Implications for the European                                  Chammard,        Grassegger,
2009   Emissions Trading System                   European Commission Anne-Laure       Angharad Laing Deep, Akash ENR, ITF Belgium
       Environmental Policy Toolkit for                                                               Gomez-
2009   International Maritime Trade               Port of Long Beach      Foss, Andrew                Ibanez, Tony ENR     USA
                                                                                                                      Policy
                                                                                                                      Area
                                                                                         Student        Faculty       Concen-
Year   PAE Title                                  Organization              Student      partner        Advisor       tration Country      Award
                                                  Presidential
                                                  Commission on the
                                                  Millennium
                                                  Development Goals                      Daniel
       Fostering High-Tech Growth in the          and Sustainable           Geaneotes,   Lansberg       Juma,                  Dominican
2009   Dominican Republic                         Development               Alexis       Rodriguez      Calestous     BGP, ITF Republic
       Designing Model Municipal Food
       Strategies: Making Healthy Food                                                                                PAL,
       Affordable, Accessible, and Desirable in City of Boston, Office of   Kim,         Leah Vincent                 BGP,
2009   the City of Boston                       the Mayor                   Haeyoung     and Palak Shah Nelson, Tim   HUT      USA
                                               City of Somerville,
                                               Mayor's Office of
                                               Strategic Planning &
       Promoting Energy Efficiency: Guidelines Community
2009   for the City of Somerville              Development          Laing, Alexis                       Apgar, Bill   HUT      USA
       Rebuilding a Sustainable Han Wang:
       Assessing the Replicability of
       Greensburg, Kansas, in China's          Wenchuan Earthquake
2009   Earthquake Recovery Context             Taskforce            Li, Minghua          Lin Yang       Saich, Tony   PED      China

       Options for Lifecycle Emissions Analysis   California Public         Peterson,                   Holdren,
2009   of the California Power Sector             Utilities Commission      Sierra                      John          ENR      USA
       The Public Policy Implications of the
       Deployment of Smart Grid                   New York Independent
       Infrastructure: Case Study: Plug-In        System Operator      Sassine,
2009   Hybrid Electric Vehicles                   (NYISO)              Georges                          Hogan, Bill   ENR      USA

       Green Zoning: Creating Sustainable   Massachusetts House             Schaffner,                  Luberoff,
2009   Communities Through Incentive Zoning of Representatives              Philip       Jake Waxman    David         HUT      USA
                                                                                                                   Policy
                                                                                                                   Area
                                                                                        Student        Faculty     Concen-
Year   PAE Title                                 Organization           Student         partner        Advisor     tration Country   Award
       Sustainable Synergy: Designing a
       Public-Private Partnership Strategy to
       Develop Utility-Scale Renewable Energy    Massachusetts
       Infrastructure in the Commonwealth of     Technology                                            Donahue,
2009   Massachusetts                             Collaborative (MTC)    Ward, James                    Jack        BGP     USA
       California Flood Policy:
       Environmentalist Strategies for Shaping   Natural Heritage       Armenta,                       Clark,
2008   Legislation                               Institute              Olivia                         William     PAL     USA
       Climate Change Adaptation Planning:                              Bhattacharyya                  Clark,
2008   How to Prioritize the Global Poor?        Oxfam America          , Bidisha                      William     PED     USA
       Harmonizing U.S. Sugar & Ethanol
       Policy: U.S. Ethanol from World-Value     Center for Global      Bombassaro,                    Lawrence,
2008   Sugar Cane                                Development            Brian                          Robert      ITF
       International Governance Indices-
       Making Them Work for Developing           OECD Development       Damon,                         Rotberg,
2008   Countries                                 Centre                 Mawadda         Laura Rudert   Robert      PED     France
       Outreach for Boston Climate Action:
       Strengthening the City of Boston's                                                              Luberoff,
2008   Efforts                                   City of Boston         Davis, Ben      Anne Sung      David       PAL, ENR USA
       Building "World City-to-City": City-to-   Hatfield School of
       City Learning to Enhance Urban            Government, Portland   Fogarty,                       Mechling,
2008   Sustainability                            State University       Jennifer                       Jerry       HUT     USA
       Innovations for an Affordable Housing     Affordable Housing     Hodari,                        Retsinas,
2008   Infrastructure in Brazil                  Institute              Ahimsa                         Nicolas     HUT     USA
       The Role of Universities as Engines of
       Economic Renewal: The Case of KCA
       University Transitioning to a World
       Class Institution of Technology and                                                             Juma,
2008   Entrepreneurship                          KCA University         Hsu, Michael    Martin Mbaya   Calestous   PED, ITF Kenya
                                                                                                                        Policy
                                                                                                                        Area
                                                                                           Student        Faculty       Concen-
Year   PAE Title                                 Organization             Student          partner        Advisor       tration Country    Award
       Cutting the Cost and Increasing the
       Competitiveness of Solar Electricity in                                                                                             PAE
       the City of Boston through Third-Party                                                                                              Award
2008   Ownership                                 Boston Mayor's Office    John, Elicia                    Lee, Henry    HUT     USA        Nominee
       In Pursuit of An Inclusive Green
       Economy: Developing a Green Career
       Ladder Workforce Development              Parks & People           Johnson,                        Apgar,
2008   Program                                   Foundation               Cedric                          William       HUT     USA
                                                 Ministry of Finance,
       Private Sector Involvement in             Government of            Kamal,           Zahra Aman     Gomez-
2008   Development of Hydroelectric Dams         Pakistan                 Kamran           Niazi          Ibanez, Tony PED, ITF Pakistan
       Funding Water and Wastewater              Oregon Governor's
2008   Infrastructure in Rural Oregon            Office on Rural Policy   Klein, Rosa                     Levy, Dan     BGP     USA
       Corn Stover As A Bioenergy Feedstock:
       Identifying And Overcoming Barriers       National Commission
       For Corn Stover Harvest, Storage, And     on Energy Policy         Klingenfeld,
2008   Transport                                 (NCEP)                   Daniel                           Lee, Henry   ENR     USA
       Making Globalization Work for Poor                                 Komura,                          Kugler,
2008   Producers in Sub-Saharan Africa           The Synapse Fund         Masaru                           Maurice      ITF     USA
       Leveraging Food Parks for Rural                                    Krieger,                         Pande,
2008   Economic Development in India             TechnoServe              Naomi            Matt McClelland Rohini       PED     India
       Assessment of Affordable Housing in
       Ghana: Strategies for Decreasing the      Affordable Housing                                       Retsinas,
2008   Housing Shortage                          Institute                Krofah, Esther                  Nicolas       PED     USA
       A Closer Look at National Adaptation                                                               Clark,
2008   Programs of Action                        CARE                     Kurz, Jennifer                  William       ENR     USA
       The Mata de Palma Biofuel Feedstock
       Processing Project: A Model for                                    Luecke,                                               Domincan
2008   National Growth?                          CTD                      Brendan      Jason Meyer        Lee, Henry    ENR     Republic
       Enhancing the Competitiveness of          Inter American                        Christopher        Andrews,
2008   Haiti's Agricultural Sector               Development Bank         Nguyen, Giau Sutton             Matthew       ITF, BGP USA
                                                                                                                    Policy
                                                                                                                    Area
                                                                                         Student      Faculty       Concen-
Year   PAE Title                                 Organization           Student          partner      Advisor       tration Country   Award
                                                                                                                                      Outstandi
                                                                                                                                      ng PAE
                                               Gujarat Mahila Housing   Nohn,                                                         Award
2008   Affordable Housing in Urban India       SEWA Trust               Matthias                      Stuart, Guy   PED     India     Winner
       Financing Climate Change Adaptation
2008   Through Levying International Aviation Oxfam International       O'Neil, Clare                 Lee, Henry    ITF
                                               Cape Elizabeth
       An Alternative Energy Strategy for the Alternative Energy        Ramezanpour                   Juma,
2008   Public Schools of Cape Elizabeth, Maine Committee                , Christopher                 Calestous     BGP     USA
       Bridging the Digital Divide: Incentives
       to Promote Broadband Internet Access
       in the Lake Victoria Region of East                              Rangarajan,                   Juma,
2008   Africa                                  Google Inc.              Soumya                        Calestous     STP     USA
       Bhutan's Hydropower Economy,                                     Robert,
2008   Through the Lens of Competitiveness     The World Bank           Christopher                   Frankel, Jeff PED     USA
                                                                                                                                      Outstandi
       Smart Growth Opportunities for            MA Executive Office of                                                               ng PAE
       Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in      Energy &                                             Luberoff,                       Award
2008   Massachusetts                             Environmental Affairs Ruder, Adam                    David         BGP     USA       Winner
       The Political Implications of Fisheries
       Certification: Lessons from Baja          Marine Stewardship     Schabelman,      Bina         Ganz,
2008   California Sur                            Council                Andres           Venkataraman Marshall      PPP, PAL USA
       From the University Laboratory to
       Industry: Structuring Licenses in         STEP Program
       Technology Transfer to Ensure Global      National Academy of                                  Scherer,
2008   Access to Therapeutics                    Sciences               Shah, Sapna                   F.M.          STP     USA
       Investigating the Impact of Corn-based
       Ethanol on Food Security: Preparing
       Oxfam America to Take a Policy                                                                 Lawrence,
2008   Position on Ethanol Production            Oxfam America          Sheppard, Jill                Robert        ITF     USA
       Capital Market Investments in             U.S. Department of     Smith Boyd,
2008   Alternative Transportation Fuel           Energy                 Valerie                       Lee, Henry    BGP     USA
                                                                                                                        Policy
                                                                                                                        Area
                                                                                            Student        Faculty      Concen-
Year   PAE Title                                  Organization             Student          partner        Advisor      tration Country      Award
       Puerto Cortes, Honduras: The political
       economy behind the water and               Inter-American           Sturzenegger,                   Nelson,
2008   sanitation reform process                  Development Bank         German                          Timothy      HUT         USA
       Ethanol Everywhere: Is a World
       Ethanol Market in America's National       National Commission      Banerjee,                       Gallagher,
2007   Interest                                   on Energy Policy         Shouvik                         Kelly        PAL         USA
       Community Wind in Minnesota:
       Identifying Value-Added Opportunities                                                               Lee, Henry
       for Fresh Energy's Rural Wind                                       Brachet-Barro,                  and Archon
2007   Development Corporation Proposal           Fresh Energy             Gaelle         Michael Rosier   Fung         ENR         USA
       A Roadmap for Inter-American
       Development Bank's Public-Sector
       Partial Credit Guarantee: Analysis of
       Financial Impact on IIRSA Amazonas         Inter-American                        David
2007   Norte Toll Road Concession                 Development Bank         Chae, Sharon Scatterday        Lee, Henry    BGP         USA
       National Security and Petroleum - The      Research Triangle        Colombo,                       Hogan,
2007   Value of Alternatives                      Institute                Daniel                         William       ENR         USA
       Creating Affordable Housing in China's     Affordable Housing                                      Saich,
2007   Megacities: The Case of Beijing            Institute                Connors, Brian                 Anthony       BGP         USA
       Enhancing US Rural Economic                U.S. Department of the                  Clea Kaske, Kaj Juma,         ITF, ISP,
2007   Development Policy in Afghanistan          Treasury                 Craw, Kevin    Larsen          Calestous     PAL         USA
       Building Agency-Tribal Relationships for   Oregon Department of     Curley,
2007   Environmental Protection                   Environmental Quality    Ganesa                         Kalt, Joe     ENR         USA
       A New Dorothy: Strategies for
       Improving Engineers Without Borders
       Long Term Overseas Volunteer               Engineers Without
2007   Program                                    Borders Canada           Ehrhardt, Sara                  Lee, Henry   PED         Canada
       Measures to make urban transport                                                                    Gomez-
       affordable to the poor: Mexico City                                                                 Ibanez,
2007   Case Study                                 World Bank               Flynn, Jules                    Anthony      BGP         USA
                                                                                                                    Policy
                                                                                                                    Area
                                                                                     Student         Faculty        Concen-
Year   PAE Title                                Organization           Student       partner         Advisor        tration Country      Award
                                                Catalan Water Agency
       Estimating the Social Benefits of        (Agència Catalana de
       Minimum Instream Flows: The Case of l’Aigua) Government of Honey-Roses,                       Abadie,
2007   the Ter River in Catalonia, Spain        Catalonia              Jordi                         Alberto        ENR        Spain
       Suggestions on Improving the One
       Laptop Per Child Scheme in Nigeria:                             Isichei,                      Juma,
2007   Lessons from Five Case Studies           One Laptop Per Child   Innocent                      Calestous      ITF        USA
                                                Government
       Reevaluating U.S. Food Aid to Africa:    Accountability Office  Jensen,                       Rotberg,
2007   Food Aid for Food Security               (GAO)                  Heather                       Robert         PED        USA
                                                                       Kukrika,
2007   Vegetable Oil Based Biofuels in India    Acumen Fund            Nicholas                      Lee, Henry     PED        USA
       Advancing the Extractive Industries                             Leipprand,                    Clark,
2007   Transparency Initiative                  BP                     Tobias        Philipp Rusch   William        ENR, ITF   USA
                                                Federal Chancellery of
                                                Germany, Foreign       Lundgren,                     Holdren,
2007   Climate Change and European Security Affairs Unit               Magnus        Kai Monheim     John           ISP        Germany
       Risky Business: Funding State and        Massachusetts                                        Kamarck,
2007   Federal Biotechnology Programs           Biotechnology Council Phadke, Shilpa                 Elaine         BGP        USA
       Towards an International Carbon
       Market: Designing a US Emissions         Pew Center on Global Phillips,                       Muehlegger,
2007   Trading System for Linkage               Climate Change         Jonathan      Isaac Wohl      Erich       ENR, ITF      USA
                                                Office of Strategic
       It is easy being green: policy options   Planning and
       for promoting green building in          Community              Rothfeld,
2007   Somerville, MA                           Development            Emma                          Belsky, Eric   HUT        USA
       Mitigating Political Risk: How the Asian
       Development Bank and the World Bank
       Can Support Private-Sector
       Participation in India's Urban Water                            Schneider,    Alene
2007   Sector                                   US Treasury            Kimberly      Tchourumoff     Deep, Akash ISP, PED      USA
                                                                                                                        Policy
                                                                                                                        Area
                                                                                              Student   Faculty         Concen-
Year   PAE Title                                  Organization                Student         partner   Advisor         tration Country   Award
       White Certificates: Exploring Energy       California Public Utilities                           Gallagher,
2007   Efficiency Markets within California       Commission                  Sridhar, Kavita           Kelly           BGP     USA
                                                  Millennium Cities                                     Juma,
2007   Developing Kishumu's Infrastructure        Initiative                  Sweeney, Erin             Calestous       HUT     USA
       Accessing the Value of Carbon Benefits
       from Small-Scale Projects in Developing                                                          Muehlegger,
2007   Countries                                  Environmental Defense Wurster, Erik                   Erich       PED         USA
       Reducing Risk in the Developing World:     Energy and Minining
       A New Framework for the Oil and Gas        Conservation
2006   Industry                                   International         Aaron, Doug                     Clark, William ISP      USA
       The Emergence Energy Project "Cow
2006   Manure =Electricity"                       Emergence Energy         Ahmad, Firas                 Holdren, John           USA
       Towards a Cleantech Industry Cluster
       in New York City? Leveraging New           New York City
       York's Market Demand & Inherent            Investment Fund &
       Resources to Develop the Clean             Partnership for New      Allegretti,
2006   Technology Industry                        York City                Michael                      Lee, Henry      HUT     USA
       Global Warnings: Turning Up the Heat
       On The Climate Change Debate Who
       the Skeptics Are, How the Media is         Intergovernmental
       Covering Climate Change and How it         Panel on Climate         Andreadis,
2006   Could Do Better                            Change IPCC              Eleni                        Patterson, Thomas
                                                                                                                      PPP       USA
       How to Design An Institution of Higher
       Learning That Fosters Community
       Development and Economic Growth in                                  Coker,
2006   Rural Zambia                                                        Olutumininu                               PED
                                                                                                        Juma, Calestous         Zambia
       Guiding Growth: Political Strategies for
       Water-Friendly Development in the                                   Fillin-Yeh,
2006   Hudson River Valley                        Riverkeeper              Kate                         Belsky, Eric            USA
                                                                                                                      Policy
                                                                                                                      Area
                                                                                           Student   Faculty          Concen-
Year   PAE Title                                   Organization          Student           partner   Advisor          tration Country   Award
       Evaluation of policy options for
       reducing the exposure of Morocco’s
                                              Energy & Water
       electricity generation mix to fossil fuel
       prices                                 Department, The World
2006                                          Bank                        Garcia, Raul               Lee, Henry               USA
                                              Global Water for
       Strategies for Improving Government Sustainability Project,
       Consultations with Indigenous Peoples Florida International        Greenspan,
2006   In the Peruvian Amazon                 University                  Emily                      Clark, William           USA
       Milking Value: Microfinance's Role in
       Value Chain Development: A Case
       Study of the Dairy Subsector in
2006   Karnataka, India                       Accion International        Lambert, Don               Chen, Martha PED         USA
       The Future of Solar Incentives in the  California Public Utilities
       State of California Transitioning from Commission and the
       Capacity Based buy -Downs to           California Solar
2006   Performance-Based Incentives           Initiative Team             Marks, Jacklyn             Holdren, John STP        USA
       Reducing Risk in the Developing World: Energy and Minining
       A New Framework for the Oil and Gas Conservation
2006   Industry                               International               Mercer, Derek              Clark, William ISP       USA
                                              UNDP Growing
       The Way Forward, Delivering            Sustainable Business        Nworisara-
2006   Renewable Energy to the World's Poor Initiative                    Quinn, Queen               Chen, Martha ITF         USA

       Scaling-Up Development Impacts in    Director of Partnerships
       India: Recommendations for Ashoka    for South Asia, Ashoka,      Radin,
2006   Derived from Four Case Studies       New Delhi, India             Elizabeth                                 PED
                                                                                                     Brown, L. David          India
                                            UNDP Growing
       The Way Forward, Delivering          Sustainable Business         Sabino,
2006   Renewable Energy to the World's Poor Initiative                   Marcela                     Chen, Martha PED         USA
                                                                                                           Policy
                                                                                                           Area
                                                                                    Student   Faculty      Concen-
Year   PAE Title                              Organization          Student         partner   Advisor      tration Country   Award
       Turning on the Tap: considering an     Miami-Dade County
       index for water and sewer rate         Office of Strategic   Stober,
2006   adjustment                             Business Management   Andrew                    Apgar, WilliamHUT    USA
       The 10% Challenge Program:
       Understanding Opportunities for        The Alliance for Climate Voorhees,
2006   Expansion                              Action, Burlington, VT Dylan                    Clark, William ENR   USA
       Turning on the Tap: considering an     Miami-Dade County
       index for water and sewer rate         Office of Strategic
2006   adjustment                             Business Management Yeh, Yiaway                 Apgar, WilliamPED    USA

       Toward "Clean" Companies: Developing
       a Set of Responsible Business Practice
       Principles for the Clean Technology    Expansion Capital
2006   Venture Capital Community              Partners, LLC         Zhao, Lillian             Leonard, Dutch
                                                                                                           BGP     USA

				
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