Ph.D. Economics, Columbia University, 2012
M.A. Economics, Columbia University, 2009
B.A. Mathematical Economics, Colgate University, 2004
At Haas since 2014
2016 – present, Co-Director, Climate and Environment Initiative, UC Berkeley Opportunity Lab
2016 – present, Research Associate, Energy Institute at Haas
2014 – present, Faculty Research Fellow, National Bureau of Economic Research
2014 – present, Assistant Professor, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley 2014 – present, Faculty Research Fellow, National Bureau of Economic Research 2012 – 2014, Robert Wood Johnson Scholar in Health Policy, University of California, Berkeley
Current Research and Interests
Selected Papers and Publications
Every Breath You Take – Every Dollar You’ll Make: The Long-Term Conse- quences of the Clean Air Act of 1970, with Adam Isen and Maya Rossin-Slater, Journal of Political Economy, Forthcoming
Airports, Air Pollution, and Contemporaneous Health, with Wolfram Schlenker Review of Economic Studies, 83(2): 768-809, 2016.
Environmental Health Risks and Housing Values: Evidence from 1600 Toxic Plant Openings and Closings, with Janet Currie, Lucas Davis, and Michael Greenstone. American Economic Review, 105(2): 678-709, 2015
The Transitional Costs of Sectoral Reallocation: Evidence from the Clean Air Act and the Workforce, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 128 (4): 1787-1835, 2013.
Traffic Congestion and Infant Health: Evidence from E-ZPass, with Janet Currie American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 3 (1): 65-90, 2011.
Environmental Regulation and Labor Reallocation, American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings. 101(2): 2011.
Honors and Awards
American Economic Review, “Excellence in Refereeing Award”, 2015
Institute for Research on Labor and Employment Research Grant 2015-2016
IZA Young Labor Economist Award, 2015
Barbara and Gerson Bakar Faculty Fellow, Haas School of Business, 2015.
National Science Foundation, SES (with Maya Rossin-Slater), #1459940, 2015-2018
UC Center for Energy and Environmental Economics, Mini Grant 2013-2014
Institute for Research on Labor and Employment Research Grant 2013-2014
UC Center for Energy and Environmental Economics, Mini Grant 2012-2013
AcademyHealth, Article-of-the-Year Nominee and Noteworthy Articles for 2012 (1 of 5 selected)
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, Early Career Research Grant 2012
Resources for the Future, Joseph L. Fisher Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship 2011-2012
Data Gathering for Dissertation and Early Career Research on Pollution Control Aspects of Environ- mental Economics, Environmental Protection Agency 2010-2011