• Ph.D., Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
• A.B., Economics, Harvard University
"The Demand for Energy-Using Assets among the World's Rising Middle Classes," with Paul Gertler, Orie Shelef and Alan Fuchs. Forthcoming, American Economic Review. Online appendix. Data files.
"Barriers to Electrification for "Under-Grid" Households in Rural Kenya," with Kenneth Lee, Eric Brewer, Carson Christiano, Francis Meyo, Edward Miguel, Matt Podolsky, and Javier Rosa. Forthcoming, Development Engineering.
The Frontiers of Energy: Quantifying Change." Nature Energy, 2016, Vol 1 (January).
Cursed Resources? Political Conditions and Oil Market Outcomes," with Gilbert Metcalf. Energy Journal, 2015, Vol. 36 (July): 331-357. Online appendix.
"Powering Up China: Income Distributions and Residential Electricity Consumption," with Max Auffhammer. American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, 2014, Vol. 104 (May): 575-580.
“Work Environment and `Opt-Out' Rates at Motherhood Across High-Education Career Paths,” with Jane Leber Herr, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2012, Vol.65 (October): 928-950.
"Deregulation, Consolidation and Efficiency: Evidence from U.S. Nuclear Power," with Lucas Davis, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2012,Vol. 4 (October): 194-225.
“Enforcement of Vintage Differentiated Regulations: The Case of New Source Review,” with James Bushnell, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2012, Vol. 64 (September): 137-152. Online article. Data appendix.
"Dynamic Pricing of Electricity," with Paul Joskow. American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, 2012, Vol. 102 (May): 381-385.
"How Will Energy Demand Develop in the Developing World?" with Orie Shelef and Paul Gertler, Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2012, Vol. 26 (Winter): 119-138.
“Sacred Cars? Cost-Effective Regulation of Stationary and Non-stationary Pollution Sources,” with Meredith Fowlie and Christopher Knittel, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2012, Vol. 4 (February): 98-126.
“Water Conservation’s Other Benefit: It’s a Power Saver,” with David Zetland, Los Angeles Times, March 3, 2014
"Energy Efficiency Needs More Research," with Elizabeth Bailey and Christopher R. Knittel, USA Today, February 28, 2013
"What Can California Learn from Clothier about Energy Efficiency?" Sacramento Bee, January 16, 2013
"A Whole Different Kind of Innovation," Wall Street Journal, June 18, 2012
"Fighting Climate Change with Low-Tech Tools," Bloomberg Business Class, May 20, 2012
"Rising Middle Class Fuels Global Energy Surge," Bloomberg Business Class, Jan. 17, 2012