Does the Environment Still Matter? Daily Temperature and Income in the United States (with Solomon Hsiang, NBER Working Paper 20750)
The Effect of Pollution on Health and Health Care Utilization: Evidence from Changes in Wind Direction (with Garth Heutel, Nolan Miller, David Molitor, and Julian Reif, NBER Working Paper 22796). Under review.
The Long-Run Dynamics of Electricity Demand: Evidence from Municipal Aggregation (with Alex MacKay and Julian Reif, NBER Working Paper 23483).
Accepted and published articles
Does the Samaritan's Dilemma Matter? Evidence from Crop Insurance (with Barrett Kirwan, NBER Working Paper 22845). Forthcoming, Economic Inquiry.
The Economic Impact of Hurricane Katrina on Its Victims: Evidence from Individual Tax Returns (with Laura Kawano and Steven Levitt). Forthcoming, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics. Online Appendix.
Impacts of crop insurance on water withdrawals for irrigation (with Megan Konar). Forthcoming, Advances in Water Resources (top-ranked journal in water resources).
The Fiscal Cost of Hurricanes: Disaster Aid Versus Social Insurance. 2017. American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 9(3).
The effect of information provision on public consensus about climate change (with Olga Shurchkov). 2016. PLOS ONE.
Now you see it, now you don't: the vanishing beauty premium (with Olga Shurchkov). 2015. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 116:331-345. Online Appendix. Published version.
How do people update? The effects of local weather fluctuations on beliefs about global warming. 2013. Climatic Change, 118(2): 397-416. Online Appendix. Published version.
Non peer-reviewed publications
Preparing for Climate Change in Illinois: An Overview of Anticipated Impacts (with Kathy Baylis, Don Fullerton, Megan Konar, and Julian Reif)
Work in progress
The Wind's Fatal Blow: the Effect of Transported Air Pollution on Infant and Adult Mortality (with Julian Reif, Nicole Riemer, and Matthew West)
Do Causes Crowd Each Other Out? Evidence From Tornado Strikes (with Benjamin Marx, preliminary draft available upon request)
The Distributional Consequences of Building Energy Codes (with Chris Bruegge and Erica Myers, preliminary draft available upon request)
The Effect of Firm Financials on Environmental Accidents (with Jonathan Cohn)
Wall Street and Climate Change: How Do Weather Fluctuations Affect Large Corporations? (with Dmitriy Muravyev and Neil Pearson)
Long-Run Health Dynamics in the Wake of Disaster: Evidence from Hurricane Katrina (with David Molitor)