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Miriam Fischlein’s research focuses on policy design and outcome evaluation in the environmental field, regulatory uncertainty and implementation practices, and private environmental governance. She has an interest in understanding drivers of sustainability in production, transmission, and usage of energy.
Ph. D. in Natural Resources Science & Management, 2010 (minor in Business Administration), University of Minnesota, Minneapolis/Saint Paul
Joint international degree in Social Sciences, 2005, University of Stuttgart, Germany, and Institute of Political Sciences, Bordeaux, France
1) Fischlein, Feldpausch-Parker, Peterson, Stephens, Wilson: Which way does the wind blow? Analyzing the state context for renewable energy deployment in the United States. Accepted with minor revisions, special edition of Environmental Governance.
2) Fischlein, Larson, Hall, Chaudhry, Peterson, Stephens, Wilson (2010): Policy stakeholders and deployment of wind power in the sub-national context: a comparison of four U.S. states. Energy Policy 38, 4429-4439.
3) Smith, Fischlein (2010): Rival private governance networks: competing to define the rules of sustainability performance. Global Environmental Change 20(3), 511-522.
4) Fischlein, Smith, Wilson (2009): Carbon emissions and management scenarios for consumer-owned utilities. Environmental Science and Policy 12, 778-790.
5) Wilson, Plummer, Fischlein, Smith (2008): Implementing energy efficiency: challenges and opportunities for rural electric cooperatives and small municipal utilities. Energy Policy 36, 3383-3397.
6) Wilson, Stephens, Peterson, Fischlein (2008): Carbon capture and storage in context: the importance of state policy and discourse in deploying emerging energy technologies. Energy Procedia 1(1), 4519-4526.
1) Fischlein, McComas, Smith (2011): Developing a blueprint for an energy efficiency asset class. White paper, North Star Initiative for Sustainable Enterprise, University of Minnesota.
2) Smith, Fischlein, Suh, Huelman (2006): Green building rating systems: a comparison of the LEED and Green Globes systems in the U.S. Report prepared for the Carpenters Industrial Council.
3) Fischlein, M. (2005): Mowery and Rosenberg’s “Paths of Innovation” (Book review). In: Blättel-Mink, B.: Handbuch der Innovationsforschung. Wiesbaden, Germany: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften
1) Fischlein, Wilson 2011: Different States of Transmission: Plugging Wind Development into the Grid. To be presented at Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management Research Conference, Washington D.C., Nov. 3-5, 2011
2) Fischlein, Smith (2010): Design matters: policy response to renewable portfolio standards. Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management Research Conference, Boston, Nov. 3-6, 2010
3) Feldpausch-Parker, Chaudhry, Stephens, Fischlein, Hall, Melnick, Peterson, Ragland, Wilson (2010): A comparative state-level analysis of carbon capture and storage discourse among U.S. energy stakeholders and the public. GHGT-10, 10th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, Amsterdam, Sept. 19-23, 2010
4) Fischlein, Smith (2010): Incentive-based policy design and outcomes: assessing state renewable portfolio standards. 2010 Academy of Management, Montreal, Aug. 6-10, 2010
5) Fischlein, Smith (2009): Private governance networks: competing to define the rules of environmental performance. 2009 Academy of Management, Chicago, Aug. 7-11, 2009
6) Fischlein, Smith, Miller (2008): Sustainable biofuels standards: toward the effects of competing private governance. Social Dimensions of Sustainable Biofuels: Global Issues and the Asian Context. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Nov. 6-7, 2008
7) Wilson, Stephens, Peterson, Fischlein (2008): Carbon capture and storage in context: the importance of state policy and discourse in deploying emerging energy technologies. GHGT-9, 9th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, Washington DC, Nov. 16 – 20, 2008
8) Wilson, Stephens, Peterson, Fischlein, Evans, Rand, Melnick (2008): Framing wind: the importance of state policy and perceptions in deploying emerging energy technologies. Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management Research Conference, Los Angeles, Nov. 6-8, 2008
9) Smith, Fischlein (2008): If you can’t join ’em beat ’em: An institutional approach toward competing private governance initiatives. Group on Organizations and the Natural Environment (GRONEN) Conference, Nicosia, Cyprus, May 28-30, 2008
10) Fischlein, Smith (2007): A race to the middle: toward an evolutionary framework of competing private environmental governance systems. European Academy of Business in Society, 7th Annual Colloquium, Barcelona, Spain, Sept. 20-21, 2007
11) Fischlein, Smith (2006): Private environmental governance: dynamic multiple stakeholder driven environmental standards. Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management Research Conference, Madison, Wisconsin, Nov. 2-4, 2006
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