Research

Publications

“The Impact of Inspections on Plant-Level Air Emissions” with Rema Hanna, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy (Contributions), 10.1 (2010): 1935-1682

“Environmental Regulation and Corruption: Automobile Emissions in Mexico City”, Journal of Political Economy, 123.3 (2015): 686-724

“The Effect of Pollution on Labor Supply: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Mexico City” with Rema Hanna, Journal of Public Economics, 122 (2015): 65-79.

“Moving up the Energy Ladder: The Effect of an Increase in Economic Well-being on the Fuel Consumption Choices of the Poor in India” with Rema Hanna, American Economic Review P&P, 105.5 (2015): 242-246

“Does the Effect of Pollution on Infant Mortality Differ Between Developing and Developed Countries? Evidence from Mexico City.”, with Eva Arceo and Rema Hanna, The Economic Journal. 126 (2016):257-280

“Implications of Climate Change for Children in Developing Countries,” with Rema Hanna, The Future of Children, Climate Change issue, 26 (2016):115-132

“Particulate matter and labor supply: The role of caregiving and non-linearities”, with Fernando Aragón and Juan José Miranda (Forthcoming at Journal of Environmental Economics and Management)

Working Papers

“Technology Adoption under Uncertainty: Take-up and Subsequent Investment in Zambia”, with Kelsey Jack, Samuel Bell, Chris Severen and Elizabeth Walker (previously circulated as “Uncertainty, Self Selection and the Design of Subsidies”), NBER WP 21414

“Air Pollution and Pro-Cyclical Mortality: Causal Evidence from Thermal Inversions”, with Daniel Hicks and Patrick Marsh

“After the Payments Stopped: The Persistent Effects of Payments for Environmental Services in Zambia”, with Kelsey Jack

“The Effect of Pollution on Migration: Evidence from China”, with Shuai Chen and Peng Zhang