Top Economist at D.C. Lefty Think Tank Murdered

Top Economist at D.C. Lefty Think Tank Murdered:

For the record.

Dr. Molly Macauley was stabbed to death July 8 near her home in the Roland Park section of Baltimore while walking her dogs, reports WSJ.

Macauley’s murder was the first in Roland Park since 1998. A Baltimore police spokesman said no arrests have been made in the case.

She worked as a vice president at the Washington D.C. think tank Resources for the Future.

Included among the directors of the institute are former chief economist of the World Bank Joseph. Stiglitz, Sally Katzen, senior advisor,Podesta Group, Linda J. Fisher, Vice Chair
Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer, DuPont Environment and Sustainable Growth Center (Retired), Elaine Dorward-King, Executive Vice President of Sustainability and External Relations,
Newmont Mining Corporation, Wilhelm Merck, Managing Member, Essex Timber Company;
Trustee and Treasurer, Merck Family Fund, and Chair Emeritus, W. Bowman Cutter,Senior Fellow and Director, Economic Policy Initiative, The Roosevelt Institute.

Macauley’s research interests included space economics and policy, the economics of new technologies for research and understanding of the interactions between people and natural resources, the use of economic incentives in environmental regulation, climate and earth science, and recycling and solid waste management. She served on numerous special committees of the National Academy of Sciences and federal agencies.

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