Larry Dale is an energy and water economist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. In the Energy Efficiency Standards Group, Larry Dale works on a variety of cross cutting economic studies to determine the cost effectiveness of energy efficiency standards.  These include studies to determine the price elasticity of demand for selected appliances, appropriate discount rates to use in benefit cost analysis, methods to estimate the regional employment impacts of efficiency standards, retrospective price analysis, and lifecycle cost methodology.

Dr. Dale has also performed economic impact studies of a range of different environmental and resource threats, including climate change, air pollution, and resource scarcity.