Ph.D. Economics, University of Michigan (2008)
B.A. Economics and Political Science, Macalester College (2001)
(See personal website or CV for a full list of publications)
“The Use of Regression Statistics to Analyze Imperfect Pricing Policies” (with Mark Jacobsen, Christopher Knittel and Arthur van Benthem) Journal of Political Economy, conditionally accepted.
“The Economics of Attribute-Based Regulation: Theory and Evidence from Fuel-Economy Standards” (with Koichiro Ito) Review of Economics and Statistics, 100 May 2018, pp. 319-336.
"Do Consumers Recognize the Value of Fuel Economy? Evidence from Used Car Prices and Gasoline Price Fluctuations" (with Sarah West and Wei Fan) Journal of Public Economics 134, March 2016, 61-73.
“Rational Inattention and Energy Efficiency” Journal of Law and Economics, 57(3), August 2014, pp. 781-820.
“What Do Consumers Believe About Future Gasoline Prices? (with Soren T. Anderson and Ryan Kellogg) Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 66(3), November 2013, pp. 383-403.
“Car Notches: Strategic Automaker Responses to Fuel Economy Policy” (with Joel Slemrod) Journal of Public Economics, 96(11-12), December 2012, pp. 981-999.
*Awarded the 2015 Atkinson Award (Best Paper in the Journal of Public Economics 2012-4)
“Using Loopholes to Reveal the Marginal Cost ofRegulation: The Case of Fuel-Economy Standards” (with Soren T. Anderson) American Economic Review 101(4), June 2011, pp. 1375-1409.
“The Surprising Incidence of Tax Credits for the Toyota Prius” American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 3(2), May 2011, pp. 189-219.