Katherine Rittenhouse

Economic Analyst

Areas of expertise: Climate change, energy, environmental markets


Katherine Rittenhouse is an Economic Analyst in the Office of Economic Policy and Analysis at EDF. She helps research and write economic analyses working towards market-based solutions to environmental issues.


Katherine began her EDF career as an Economic Policy intern in 2013, providing research assistance on projects related to climate change economics. Before joining EDF full time, she worked as a research assistant to Harvard's Martin Weitzman at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), while finishing her undergraduate studies with distinction at the University of Chicago. During her time at NBER, she served as principal research assistant for Climate Shock (Princeton University Press, 2015) by Gernot Wagner and Martin Weitzman.


University of Chicago, B.A. in Environmental Studies and Law, Letters, and Society, Phi Beta Kappa (2014).

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