Christopher A. Hartwell is an environmental policy analyst at Reason Public Policy Institute, and is project manager for RPPI's State Innovations Project, which examines the continuing trend towards state and local-based environmental management. He is the author of Reason Public Policy Institute policy study 253, Simplify, Simplify: Alternative Permitting at the State Level, which examines the development of permitting innovation across the United States, and co-author of Reason Public Policy Institute study 259, Rivers Among Us: Local Watershed Preservation and Resource Management in the Western United States.

Prior to his work at Reason Public Policy Institute , Mr. Hartwell was at the Harvard Institute for International Development (HIID), where he was involved with environmental economics in the Czech Republic, editing an economics textbook for researchers at Charles University in Prague. Mr. Hartwell has also worked at the German Ministry for Economics in their European Department and at the U.S. Department of Labor. Mr. Hartwell received his B.A. in political science and economics from the University of Pennsylvania and his Master's of Public Policy from Harvard University.

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