Finance People | All Faculty

Don Fullerton

Gutgsell Professor of Finance and Institute of Government and Public Affairs


Educational Background

Ph.D., Economics, University of California at Berkeley, 1978
M.A., Economics, University of California at Berkeley, 1976
B.A., Economics, Cornell University, 1974

Positions Held

Associate Director, IGPA, University of Illinois, 2013-2014
Gutgsell Professor, Department of Finance and Institute of Government and Public Affairs (IGPA), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008-2014
Vice President, Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE), 2012-2014
Visiting Fellow, Bren School of the Environment, U.C. Santa Barbara, 2013
Deputy Assistant Secretary (Tax Analysis), U.S. Treasury Department, Washington DC, 1985-1987

Recent Publications

Baylis, K., Fullerton, D., Karney, D. Forthcoming. Negative Leakage. Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists

Fullerton, D., Karney, D. Forthcoming. Tools to Address Revenue: A Permit Trading Program for Carbon Dioxide. State Tax Notes

Fullerton, D., Mooney, C. Forthcoming. It"s Complicated: Why It"s So Hard to Fix Illinois" Budget Problems. Illinois Issues

Fullerton, D., Konar, M., Reif, J. 2015. Cashing in on Cutting Carbon: U.S. Clean Carbon Plan Gives Illinois a Chance for Significant State Revenue". Illinois Issues

Fullerton, D., Nafari, K., Reif, J. 2015. Efficiency and distributional effects of Illinois Gas taxes. Climate Change Policy Initiative

Elliott, J., Fullerton, D. 2014. Can a Unilateral Carbon Tax Reduce Emissions Elsewhere? Resource and Energy Economics

Fullerton, D., Reif, J. 2014. Gas tax may hurt Illinois more than it helps. The State Journal-Register

Kolstad, C., Fullerton, D., and others, . 2014. Social, Economic, and Ethical Concepts and Methods. In IPCC (Ed.), Climate Change Mitigation (Volume III of the Fifth Assessment Report). Intergovernmental Panel On Climate Change.

Baylis, K., Fullerton, D., Karney, D. 2013. Leakage, Welfare, and Cost-Effectiveness of Carbon Policy. American Economic Review

Cohen, M., Fullerton, D., Topel, R. 2013. Distributional Aspects of Energy and Climate Policies. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishers.

Cohen, M., Fullerton, D., Topel, R. 2013. Introduction. In M. Cohen, D. Fullerton, and R. Topel (Ed.), Distributional Aspects of Energy and Climate Policies. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishers.

Feng, Y., Fullerton, D., Gan, L. 2013. Vehicle Choices, Miles Driven, and Pollution Policies. Journal of Regulatory Economics

Fullerton, D., Monti, H. 2013. Can Pollution Tax Rebates Protect Low-Wage Earners? Journal of Environmental Economics and Management

Honors and Awards

List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by their Students, University of Illinois, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013

Service Activities

Presenter (on Energy Policy), New Members" Conference, Illinois General Assembly, 2012