Research

Working papers and work in progress

  • Can Migration Mitigate Weather Damages? (with Bianca Cecato and Frederik Noack)
  • Mandated vs. Voluntary Adaptation to Natural Disasters: The Case of U.S. Wildfires (with Judson Boomhower)
  • Pollution Masks and The Demand for Clean Air: Experimental Evidence from Delhi (with Michael Greenstone, Kenneth Lee, and Harshil Sahai)

Publications

  • The Economic Incidence of Wildfire Suppression in the United States (with Judson Boomhower, previously titled “Moral Hazard, Wildfires, and the Economic Incidence of Natural Disasters,” forthcoming at AEJ: Applied Economics, 2022)
  • Exposures and Behavioral Responses to Wildfire Smoke (with Marshall Burke, Sam Heft-Neal, Jessica Li, Anne Driscoll, Matthieu Stigler, Joakim Weill, Jennifer Burney, Jeff Wen, Marissa Childs, and Carlos Gould, forthcoming at Nature: Human Behavior, 2022)
  • Default Effects, Follow-on Behavior and Welfare in Residential Electricity Pricing Program (with Meredith Fowlie, Catherine Wolfram, C. Anna Spurlock, Annika Todd, and Peter Cappers, The Review of Economic Studies, 2021)
  • The Distribution of COVID-19 Related Risks (with Pierre-Loup Beauregard, Marie Connolly, Nicole Fortin, David A. Green, Pablo Gutierrez Cubillos, Samuel S. Gyetvay, Catherine Haeck, Timea Laura Molnar, Gaëlle Simard-Duplain, Henry E. Siu, Maria teNyenhuis, and Casey Warman, Canadian Journal of Economics, 2021)
  • Job Loss and Behavioral Change: The Unprecedented Effects of the India Lockdown in Delhi (with Kenneth Lee, Harshil Sahai, and Michael Greenstone, COVID Economics, 2021)
  • Temperature and Temperament: Evidence from Twitter (Journal of Public Economics, 2020)
  • Rapidly Declining Remarkability of Temperature Anomalies May Obscure Public Perception of Climate Change (with Frances C. Moore, Nick Obradovich, and Flavio Lehner, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2019)
  • Higher Temperatures Increase Suicide Rates in the United States and Mexico (with Marshall Burke, Felipe González, Sam Heft-Neal, Ceren Baysan, Sanjay Basu, and Solomon Hsiang, Nature Climate Change, 2018)
  • Weather Impacts Expressed Sentiment (with Nick Obradovich, Yury Kryvasheyeu, Haohui Chen, Lorenzo Coviello, Esteban Moro, Manuel Cebrian, and James H. Fowler, PLoS One, 2018)
  • Climate Change is Projected to Have Severe Impacts on the Frequency and Intensity of Peak Electricity Demand Across the United States (with Max Auffhammer and Catherine H. Hausman, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2017)