Research

Published and Work in Progress


Moral Hazard, Wildfires, and the Economic Incidence of Natural Disasters (with Patrick Baylis).

Working Paper


Do Energy Efficiency Investments Deliver at the Right Time? (with Lucas W. Davis).

Accepted, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics.

Paper Supplementary Material NBER Working Paper Version

Media and Outreach: Vox, EI at Haas Blog


Drilling Like There's No Tomorrow: Bankruptcy, Insurance, and Environmental Risk.

Forthcoming, American Economic Review.

Paper Supplementary Material

Media and Outreach: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, The Globe and Mail, Wall Street Journal, SIEPR Policy Brief, EI at Haas Blog


A Credible Approach for Measuring Inframarginal Participation in Energy Efficiency Programs (with Lucas W. Davis).

Journal of Public Economics (2014).

Paper


Peer Effects in Energy Efficiency Program Participation.

Slides

Policy and Outreach


Lead author for California Council on Science and Technology (CCST) study, "Orphan Wells in California" (2019).

Study page.

Earlier Work on Environmental Science & Policy


Costa Rica’s payment for environmental services program: Intention, implementation, and impact (with G. Arturo Sánchez-Azofeifa, Alexander Pfaff, and Juan Andres Robalino).

Conservation Biology (2007).


Assessing catch shares' effects: Evidence from federal United States and associated British Columbian fisheries (with Dietmar Grimm, Ivan Barkhorn, David Festa, Kate Bonzon, Valerie Hovland, and Jason Blau).

Marine Policy (2012).


Prediction and verification of possible reef-fish spawning aggregation sites in Los Roques Archipelago National Park, Venezuela (with Marco Romero, Juan Posada, Shin Kobara, and Will Heyman).

Journal of Fish Biology (2010).


Rhythms of gene expression in a fluctuating intertidal environment (with Andrew Gracey, Maxine Chaney, Will Tyburczy, Kwasi Connor, and George Somero).

Current Biology (2008).


Sharing the catch, conserving the fish (with David Festa and Diane Regas).

Issues in Science and Technology (2008).