David Rapson joined the Economics Department at UC Davis in 2008. Professor Rapson specializes in the fields of industrial organization, energy and the environment, with a focus on how to achieve efficiency in energy markets. His research includes several collaborative studies with regulated utilities. These include the evaluation of dynamic pricing regimes, carbon offset programs, and the design and analysis of a large-scale randomized field experiment to test the effectiveness of Home Area Network technology (the customer-facing side of the "Smart Grid"). Professor Rapson received his A.B. from Dartmouth College in 1999, an M.A. in economics from Queen's University, and a Ph.D. in economics from Boston University in 2008.