Zach Wendling

Public Affairs Ph.D.

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Phone:
(317) 531-0982
Email:
zwendlin@indiana.edu
Campus:
IU Bloomington

Résumé/CV

SPEA 452
1315 E. Tenth Street
Bloomington, IN
47405

Education

  • Ph.D., School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, 2016
  • MPA-MSES, Indiana University, 2004
  • BS, Biology, Indiana University, 2002

Biography

  • Environmental Scientist, KCI Technologies, 2005-2009

Courses Taught

  • Statistical Techniques
  • Environment and People

Selected Publications

News Articles

Research Interests

Energy policy, climate policy, applied econometrics, program evaluation, information economics

Dissertation

Policy aspects of the diffusion of shale gas development

Committee: John D. Graham (Chair), Sanya Carley, Kenneth R. Richards, Barry Rubin

Job Market Paper

Honors & Awards

  • Selected participant, Doctoral Student Consortium for the Public and Nonprofit Division of the Academy of Management Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 2014
  • Selected participant, Graduate Research Workshop on the European Union, Colorado European Union Center for Excellence, Boulder, May 2014.
  • Selected participant, International School for Energy Systems, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Kloster Seeon, Bavaria, Germany, October 2012

Presentations

  • Wendling, Z., Warren, D., Bower-Bir, J., Rubin, B., Richards, K., and Carley, S. “A New Tool for Sub-State Modeling of Energy and Climate Policy: The Indiana Scalable Energy and Economy Model” Paper presented at the 37th Annual Research Conference, Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, Miami, FL, November 2015.
  • Wendling, Z. “Mitigating the climate impacts of shale gas development under uncertainty.” Paper presented at the 33rd U.S. Association for Energy Economics / International Association for Energy Economics North American Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, October 2015.
  • Wendling, Z. “The Uncertain Impacts of Shale Gas on Climate Change: A Decision-Making Perspective.” Paper presented at the Dupont Summit on Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy Issues, Washington, D.C., December 2014.
  • Rubin, B., Carley, S., Richards, K., Wendling, Z., Warren, D., Bower-Bir, J., and Fields, H. “The Indiana Scalable Energy-Economy Model: The Substate Effect of Carbon Dioxide Taxes.” Paper presented at the 36th Annual Research Conference, Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, Albuquerque, New Mexico, November 2014.
  • Wendling, Z., Warren, D., Bower-Bir, J., Fields, H., Richards, K., and Rubin, B. “Estimating State and Sub-State Economic Effects of a Carbon Dioxide Tax Policy: An Application of a New Multi-Region Energy-Economy Econometric Model.” Paper and poster presented at the Association for University Business and Economic Research Fall Conference, Portland, Oregon, October 2014.
  • Wendling, Z. “The Assessment of Building Energy Codes in the Commercial Sector." Paper presented at the 14th Annual Association of SPEA Ph.D. Students Conference, Bloomington, Indiana, March 2014.
  • Rubin, B., Slaper, T., Warren, D., and Wendling, Z. “Evaluating the Economic Impacts of Unnaturally High Natural Gas Prices: Policy Analysis of Substitute Natural Gas Pricing Subsidies.” Poster presented at the 35th Annual Research Conference, Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, Washington, D.C., November 2013.
  • Rubin, B., Wendling, Z., Warren, D., Carley, S., and Richards, K. “Modeling the Impacts of State Energy Policies.” Paper presented at the 32nd U.S. Association for Energy Economics / International Association for Energy Economics North American Conference, Anchorage, Alaska, July 2013.
  • Wendling, Z. “The Effectiveness of Building Energy Codes in the Commercial Sector." Paper presented at the 32nd U.S. Association for Energy Economics / International Association for Energy Economics North American Conference, Anchorage, Alaska, July 2013.
  • Rubin, B., Wendling, Z., Warren, D., Carley, S., Richards, K., and Randolph, J. “Evaluating the Impacts of State Energy Efficiency and Demand Side Management Policies.” Paper presented at the 34th Annual Research Conference of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, Baltimore, Maryland, November 2012.
  • Wendling, Z., Richards, K., Rubin, B., Carley, S., Warren, D., Allerhand, J., and Batto, S. “Integrated Assessment of State Climate Policy.” Poster presented at the 33rd Annual Research Conference, Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, Washington, D.C., November 2011.
  • Wendling, Z., Richards, K., Rubin, B., Carley, S., Warren, D., Allerhand, J. “State-level integrated assessment: energy prices and economic responses.” Poster presented at the 30th U.S. Association for Energy Economics / International Association for Energy Economics North American Conference, Washington, D.C., October 2011.
  • Wendling, Z. “A Test of Incentive-Based Instruments as Frames Causing Motivational Crowding.” Paper presented at the 10th Annual Association of SPEA Ph.D. Students Conference, Bloomington, Indiana, April 2010.