Andrew Cheon

Andrew Cheon is an Assistant Professor of International Political Economy at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University. His research spans IPE, international security, and political economy of energy and the environment, with particular interests in national oil companies, energy security, energy subsidies, and renewable energy. His current project analyses the global expansion of national oil companies with a focus on institutional mechanisms of energy sector governance.

Content by Andrew Cheon
  • Blog post

    Low oil prices: An opportunity for fuel subsidy reform

    Consumer fuel subsidies are not only economically costly, but also environmentally destructive and highly inefficient for social welfare goals. The recent decline in oil prices presents an opportunity for governments to reduce consumer fuel subsidies without risking a backlash from consumers and vested interests. Once removed, subsidies could be replaced with more...

    18 Jan 2016 | Keith Benes, Andrew Cheon, Johannes Urpelainen, Joonseok Yang