Publications

The Incidence of Extreme Economic Stress: Evidence from Utility Disconnections.
Conditionally accepted at the Journal of Public Economics.
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Imperfect Markets versus Imperfect Regulation in U.S. Electricity Generation
Conditionally accepted at the American Economic Review.
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NBER Digest        Machine Learning Methods (NBER 2017)


When Does Regulation Distort Costs? Lessons from Fuel Procurement in U.S. Electricity Generation: Reply
American Economic Review, 111(4): 1373-1381, April 2021.
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Regulating Markups in U.S. Health Insurance
with Ethan M.J. Lieber and Victoria Marone
American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 11(4): 71-104, October 2019.
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Self-Selection and Comparative Advantage in Social Interactions
with Roland G. Fryer and Jörg L. Spenkuch
Journal of the European Economic Association, 16(4): 983-1020, August 2018.
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When Does Regulation Distort Costs? Lessons from Fuel Procurement in U.S. Electricity Generation
American Economic Review, 105(1): 411-444, January 2015.
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Working Papers

Adverse Selection as a Policy Instrument: Unraveling Climate Change. April 2021.
with David Hémous and Morten Olsen
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Powering Work from Home. December 2020.
Revision requested from the Journal of Urban Economics.
Abstract +      NBER Digest


Expected Health Effects of Reduced Air Pollution from COVID-19 Social Distancing. May 2020.
with Stephen P. Holland, Erin T. Mansur, Nicholas Z. Muller, and Andrew J. Yates.
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Work in Progress


Electricity Consumption as a Real Time Indicator of Economic Activity


Why was Electricity Consumption Declining in a Growing Economy?
with Lucas Davis

The Cost of Adapting to Climate Change through the Grid


The Health Costs of Coal-Fired Power: Evidence from the Fracking Revolution
with Joshua Gottlieb

Input versus Output Price Bias in Production Function Estimation