John E. Parsons
Senior Lecturer, Sloan School of Management
Research Affiliate, Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research
Co-Director, CANES Low Carbon Energy Center

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 324-3745

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I am a financial economist working in the area of financial risk management, corporate finance, investments and valuation. While I have applied these tools to a wide array of different industries, I have the most experience in the energy industry and on environmental problems. Currently, that means lots of work focused on options to address climate change.

I am a Senior Lecturer at MIT’s Sloan School of Management and a member of its Finance Group.

I am a Research Affiliate of the Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research, which is co-sponsored by the MIT Economics Department and the Sloan School of Management. My first work in the Center dates back to the 1980s, and I served as its Executive Director for a number of years.

I am a Co-Director of the MIT's Low Carbon Energy Center focused on Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems (CANES). My role is economic and policy analysis.