James Gillan
Job Market Paper:
Dynamic Pricing, Attention, and Automation: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Electricity Consumption
Fields of research:
  • Energy and Environmental Economics, Behavioral Economics, Industrial Organization, Applied Econometrics
Publications / Working Papers:
  • "The Effect of Extreme Heat on Cognitive Ability: Evidence from High School Exit Exams" (with Maximilian Auffhammer and Catherine Wolfram). UC Berkeley.  2017.
    "Does Quantitative Easing Affect Market Liquidity?'' (with Jens Christensen). FRBSF Working Paper 2013-26. 2017. (under review)

  • Ph.D. – Agricultural and Resource Economics; UC Berkeley, 2018 (expected); M.S. – Agricultural and Resource Economics; UC Berkeley, 2013; B.A. – Economics & Mathematics (summa cum laude); Occidental College, 2008
Honors and Awards:
  • 2016, CEC EPIC Grant (with OhmConnect, Inc., Tomlin, Fowlie, Balandat, & Zhou) - $4M
    2008, Wall Street Journal Award (Economics Departmental Award), Occidental College
    2008, Benedict Friedman Prize (Mathematics Departmental Award), Occidental College
    2007, Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship (National Math/Science Award), Occidental College
    2006, Phi Beta Kappa, Occidental College

  • Data and Decisions (Intro to Statistics for MBAs) -- Lucas Davis -- Graduate Student Instructor -- UC Berkeley -- Fall 2015/2016
Contact Information:

Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
University of California, Berkeley
317 Giannini Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720
Email: james.gillan@berkeley.edu
Phone: (925) 408-3294
Website: www.jamesgillan.info

Placement Directors:

Professor Maximilian Auffhammer
(510) 643-5472

Professor Peter Berck
(510) 642-7238

Professor Sofia Villas-Boas
(510) 643-6359

Placement Officer:

Diana Lazo
(510) 642-3345

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James Gillan