|2008 - Present||Professor of Economics and Public Policy, University of California, San Diego|
|Present||Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research|
Environmental Economics, Development Economics, Innovation Economics, and Health Economics
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Environmental Economics (33)
Heat, Disparities, and Health Outcomes in San Diego County’s Diverse Climate Zones GeoHealth (2018)
Climate variability and change are issues of growing public health importance. Numerous studies have documented risks of extreme heat on human health in different locations around the world. Strategies to prevent heat-related morbidity and reduce ...
Temperature and Human Capital in the Short- and Long-Run Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (2018)
We provide the first estimates of the potential impact of climate change on cognitive performance and attainment, focusing on the impacts from both short-run weather and long-run climate. Exploiting the longitudinal structure of the NLSY79 ...
Translating the terrestrial mitigation hierarchy to marine megafauna by-catch Fish and Fisheries (2018)
In terrestrial and coastal systems, the mitigation hierarchy is widely and increasingly used to guide actions to ensure that no net loss of biodiversity ensues from development. We develop a conceptual model which applies this ...
Temperature Extremes, Health, and Human Capital The Future of Children (2016)
The extreme temperatures expected under climate change may be especially harmful to children. Children are more vulnerable to heat partly because of their physiological features, but, perhaps more important, because they behave and respond differently ...
The Intended and Unintended Effects of U.S. Agricultural and Biotechnology Policies (2012)
The eight chapters in this volume were presented at the National Bureau of Economic Research Agricultural Economics Conference, March 4– 5, 2010. The conference focused on two central issues confronting agricultural economists and policymakers today. ...