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Does the US Subsidize Nuclear Power Insurance?

Jan 2002
Policy Brief
By  Geoffrey Rothwell
Geoffrey S. Rothwell has been teaching at Stanford since 1986. He is a senior lecturer and director of the Honors Program in the Department of Economics and in the Public Policy Program. He has published dozens of articles and reports on all aspects of nuclear power economics, including the front and back ends of the nuclear fuel cycle and nuclear power plant construction and operating costs, productivity, reliability, and decommissioning. His current research focuses on nuclear power competitiveness under electricity deregulation and industry restructuring.

He currently serves as the Economics Director of the Department of Energy's Generation IV Roadmap Committee. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.