Research

Working Papers

The Causes and Consequences of Racial Convergence in Pollution Exposure in the United States
Joint with Janet Currie and John Voorheis, September 2019

Is the Social Safety Net a Long-Term Investment? Large Scale Evidence for the Food Stamps Program.
Joint with Martha Bailey, Hilary Hoynes, and Maya Rossin-Slater, April 2019.

Publications

What Do Economists Have to Say About the Clean Air Act 50 Years After the Establishment of the Environmental Protection Agency?
Joint with Janet Currie, September 2019
Journal of Economic Perspectives (Forthcoming)

Congestion Pricing, Air Pollution and Children’s Health
Joint with Emilia Simeonova, Janet Currie, and Peter Nilsson, March 2018.
Journal of Human Resources (Forthcoming)

Energy Cost Pass-Through in U.S. Manufacturing: Estimates and Implications for Carbon Taxes

Joint with Sharat Ganapati and Joseph Shapiro, August 2018.
American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (Forthcoming)

Bringing Satellite-Based Air Quality Estimates Down to Earth
Joint with Meredith Fowlie and Edward Rubin,
AEA Papers and Proceedings (2019). Data and Code.

The Distribution of Environmental Damages

Joint with Solomon Hsiang and Paulina Oliva
Review of Environmental Economics and Policy (2019)

Why is Pollution from U.S. Manufacturing Declining? The Roles of Environmental Regulation, Productivity, and Trade
Joint with Joseph Shapiro
American Economic Review (2018). Data and Code.

Regulating Mismeasured Pollution: Implications of Firm Heterogeneity for Environmental Policy
Joint with Eva Lyubich and Joseph Shapiro
American Economic Review – Papers and Proceedings (2018). Data and Code.

The Relationship Between Season of Birth, Temperature Exposure, and Later Life Well-Being
Joint with Adam Isen and Maya Rossin-Slater
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, (2017).

Every Breath You Take – Every Dollar You’ll Make: The Long-Term Consequences of the Clean Air Act of 1970 
Joint with Adam Isen and Maya Rossin-Slater, NBER Working Paper #19858
Journal of Political Economy, (2017) 125(3): 848-909. Data and Code.

Airports, Air Pollution, and Contemporaneous Health
Joint with Wolfram Schlenker, NBER Working Paper #17684
Review of Economic Studies, (2016) 83(2): 768-809. Data and Code.

Environmental Health Risks and Housing Values: Evidence from 1600 Toxic Plant Openings and Closings
Joint with Janet Currie, Lucas Davis, and Michael Greenstone
American Economic Review, (2015) 105(2): 678-709. Data and Code.

The Transitional Costs of Sectoral Reallocation: Evidence From the Clean Air Act and the Workforce
Quarterly Journal of Economics, (2013) 128 (4): 1787-1835.

Traffic Congestion and Infant Health: Evidence from E-ZPass
Joint with Janet Currie, NBER Working Paper #15413
American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 3(1): 65-90, 2011. Data and Code.

Environmental Regulation and Labor Reallocation: Evidence from the Clean Air Act
American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, 101(3): 442-47, 2011

Explaining the Determinants of Operating Budgets at U.S. National Parks
Public Finance Review, 34(5): 551-573, 2006