Andrew Stevens
Job Market Paper:
Temperature, Wages, and Agricultural Labor Productivity
Dissertation:
Agricultural and Environmental Interdependencies: Microeconometric Evidence from the United States
Fields of research:
  • Primary: Agricultural Economics, Environmental and Resource Economics
  • Secondary: Applied Econometrics, Public Economics
Publications / Working Papers:
  • Berck, P., J. Moe-Lange, A. Stevens, & S. Villas-Boas (2016). “Measuring Consumer Responses to a Bottled Water Tax Policy.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 98(4): 981-996.

  • Stevens, A., P. Berck, & S. Villas-Boas (2016). “Taxing Bottled Water as an Environmental Policy.” Agricultural and Resource Economics Update, 19(4): 9-11. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics. 

  • Stevens, A. "Temperature, Wages, and Agricultural Labor Productivity." Working Paper. [JOB MARKET PAPER]

  • Stevens, A. "Quinoa Quandary: Cultural Tastes and Nutrition in Peru." Working Paper. (Revise & Resubmit: Food Policy)  

  • Stevens, A. "Fueling Local Water Pollution: Ethanol Refineries, Land Use, and Nitrate Runoff." Working Paper

  • Hilger, J., E. Hallstein, A. Stevens, & S. Villas-Boas. "Measuring Willingness to Pay for Environmental Attributes in Seafood." Working Paper

  • Burlig, F. & A. Stevens. "Reap What Your Friends Sow: Church Mergers and Technology Adoption in the Upper Midwest." Working Paper

Education:
  • Ph.D., Agricultural & Resource Economics, University of California - Berkeley; expected, May 2017
  • M.S., Agricultural & Resource Economics, University of California - Berkeley; 2013
  • A.B. with General Honors, Economics, University of Chicago; 2012
Honors and Awards:
  • Graduate Student Teaching Award, Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) -- 2016

  • Graduate Student Assessment Fellowship, University of California – Berkeley, Center for Teaching & Learning -- 2015-2016

  • Chester O. McCorkle, Jr. Student Scholarship, Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) -- 2015

  • Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award, University of California - Berkeley -- 2015

  • Student Research Fellowship, University of California Berkeley Food Institute -- 2015

  • T. Kimball Brooker Prize, University of Chicago -- 2012

Teaching:
  • Certificate in Teaching & Learning in Higher Education, UC Berkeley -- 2015
  • Intermediate Microeconomic Theory -- Acting Instructor-Graduate Student -- UC Berkeley -- Summer 2016
  • Economics of Water Resources -- David Sunding -- Graduate Student Instructor -- UC Berkeley -- Spring 2014, Spring 2015, & Spring 2016
  • Water Economics -- Lecturer -- California State University, Fresno -- Fall 2015
  • Industrial Organization with Applications to Agriculture and Natural Resources -- Sofia Berto Villas-Boas -- UC Berkeley -- Spring 2013
References:
  • Peter Berck (Dissertation Chair)
    S. J. Hall Professor, Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Berkeley
    e-mail: pberck@berkeley.edu
    phone: (510) 642-7238

  • Maximilian Auffhammer
    George Pardee Professor, Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Berkeley
    e-mail: auffhammer@berkeley.edu
    phone: (510) 643-5472 

  • Solomon Hsiang
    Chancellor’s Associate Professor of Public Policy, Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley
    e-mail: shsiang@berkeley.edu
    phone: (510) 643-5751 

  • David Sunding
    Thomas J. Graff Professor & Chair, Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Berkeley
    e-mail: sunding@berkeley.edu
    phone: (510) 642-8229

Contact Information:

Agricultural & Resource Economics
University of California - Berkeley
207 Giannini Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-3310
e-mail: stevens@berkeley.edu
cell: (612) 790-5055

Placement Directors:

Professor Maximilian Auffhammer
e-mail: auffhammer@berkeley.edu
phone: (510) 643-5472

Professor Peter Berck
e-mail: pberck@berkeley.edu
phone: (510) 642-7238

Professor Sofia Villas-Boas
e-mail: sberto@berkeley.edu
phone: (510) 643-6359

Placement Officer:

Diana Lazo
e-mail: lazo@berkeley.edu
phone: (510) 642-3345

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