Don Fullerton received a BA from Cornell in 1974 and a PhD in Economics from U.C.
Berkeley in 1978. He taught at Princeton University (1978-84), the University of Virginia
(1984-94), Carnegie Mellon University (1991-94) and the University of Texas (1994-2008),
before joining the University of Illinois in 2008. From 1985 to 1987, he served in the
U.S. Treasury Department as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Tax Analysis.
At Illinois, he is Gutgsell Professor in the Finance Department, Center for Business and
Public Policy, and Institute of Government and Public Affairs. He was Managing Editor for
the B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy (2001-2012), and is Director of the
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) program on Environmental and Energy Economics