Arthur van Benthem is Assistant Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He earned his Ph.D. in Economics at Stanford University in 2012 with a specialization in environmental and energy economics, focusing on unintended consequences of environmental legislation and natural resource taxation. His current research focuses on the effect of government intervention in new and used vehicle markets, and the impact of voluntary emissions offset programs. Before his graduate studies at Stanford, he worked in various roles at Royal Dutch Shell and IMC Trading.