SI 2018 Environmental & Energy Economics

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Wolfram Schlenker and James H. Stock, Organizers

July 23-24, 2018

Hotel Marlowe

25 Edwin H. Land Blvd.
Cambridge, MA

Conference Code of Conduct

Monday, July 23
8:30 am
Coffee and Pastries
9:00 am
Tamma A. Carleton, University of Chicago
Michael Delgado, Purdue University
Michael Greenstone, University of Chicago and NBER
Solomon M. Hsiang, University of California at Berkeley and NBER
Andrew Hultgren, University of California at Berkeley
Amir Jina, University of Chicago and NBER
Robert Kopp, Rutgers University
Ishan Nath, University of Chicago
James Rising, London School of Economics
Ashwin Rode, University of Chicago
Samuel Seo, University of Chicago
Justin Simcock, Rhodium Group
Arvid Viaene, University of Chicago
Jiacan Yuan, Rutgers University
Alice Zhang, Columbia University
Valuing the Global Mortality Consequences of Climate Change Accounting for Adaptation Costs and Benefits
Discussant: Nolan H. Miller, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and NBER
10:00 am
Frances Moore, University of California Davis
Nicholas Obradovich, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Flavio Lehner, National Center for Atmospheric Research
Rapidly-Adjusting Perceptions of Temperature in a Changing Climate
Discussant: Robert K. Kaufmann, Boston University
11:00 am
11:30 am
Jonathan M. Colmer, University of Virginia
Ralf Martin, London School of Economics
Mirabelle Muûls, Imperial College London
Ulrich J. Wagner, The University of Mannheim
Emissions Trading, Firm Behavior, and the Environment: Evidence from French Manufacturing Firms
Discussant: Stephen P. Holland, University of North Carolina at Greensboro and NBER
12:30 pm
1:30 pm
Lawrence H. Goulder, Stanford University and NBER
Marc A. C. Hafstead, Resources for the Future
GyuRim Kim, University of California at Los Angeles
Xianling Long, Stanford University
Impacts of a Carbon Tax across U.S. Household Income Groups: What Are the Equity-Efficiency Trade-Offs?
Discussant: Gilbert E. Metcalf, Tufts University and NBER
2:30 pm
Don Fullerton, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and NBER
Chi L. Ta, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Costs of Energy Efficiency Mandates Can Reverse the Sign of Rebound
Discussant: Hilary Sigman, Rutgers University and NBER
3:30 pm
4:00 pm
Egg-Timer Presentations
Belinda Archibong, Barnard College, Columbia University
Francis Annan, Georgia State University
Harmattan Winds, Disease and Gender Gaps in Human Capital Investment
Eugenie M. Dugoua, London School of Economics
International Environmental Agreements and Directed Technological Change: Evidence from the Ozone Regime
Francisco Costa, FGV EPGE Brazilian School of Economics and Finance
François Gerard, Columbia University and NBER
Hysteresis And The Welfare Effect Of Corrective Policies: Theory And Evidence From An Energy Saving Program
Fujin Yi, Nanjing Agricultural University
Cynthia Lin Lawell, Cornell University
Karen Thome, University of California at Davis
The Effects of Subsidies and Mandates: A Dynamic Model of the Ethanol Industry
Joshua Goodman, Brandeis University and NBER
Michael Hurwitz, College Board
Jisung Park, University of California at Los Angeles
Jonathan Smith, Georgia State University
Heat and Learning
Kelly Bishop, Arizona State University
Jonathan D. Ketcham, Arizona State University
Nicolai V. Kuminoff, Arizona State University and NBER
Hazed and Confused: Air Pollution, Dementia, and Financial Decision Making
Lily YW. Hsueh, Arizona State University
Voluntary Climate Action and Credible Regulatory Threat: Evidence from the Carbon Disclosure Project
Louis D. Preonas, University of Maryland
Market Power in Coal Shipping and Implications for U.S. Climate Policy
Nick Hagerty, University of California, Berkeley
Liquid Constrained in California: Estimating the Potential Gains from Water Markets
Soren T. Anderson, Michigan State University and NBER
Ioana Marinescu, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Boris Shor, Georgetown University
Who Joined the Pigou Club? A Postmortem Analysis of Washington State's Carbon Tax Initiative I-732
Tatyana Deryugina, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and NBER
Alexander MacKay, Harvard University
Julian Reif, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and NBER
The Long-Run Dynamics of Electricity Demand: Evidence from Municipal Aggregation
Todd Gerarden, Cornell University
Demanding Innovation: The Impact of Consumer Subsidies on Solar Panel Production Costs
5:00 pm
Tuesday, July 24
8:00 am
Coffee and Pastries
8:30 am
Ashley Langer, University of Arizona
Derek Lemoine, University of Arizona and NBER
Designing Dynamic Subsidies to Spur Adoption of New Technologies
Discussant: David Popp, Syracuse University and NBER
9:30 am
Jing Li, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Compatibility and Investment in the U.S. Electric Vehicle Market
Discussant: Meghan R. Busse, Northwestern University and NBER
10:30 am
11:00 am
Robert Hahn, University of Oxford
Robert Metcalfe, Boston University and NBER
Estimating the Trade-off Between Efficiency and Equity from Energy Subsidies
Discussant: Hunt Allcott, New York University and NBER
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
Muse Salon
Valerie J. Karplus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Shuang Zhang, University of Colorado at Boulder
Douglas Almond, Columbia University and NBER
Did Scrubbing the Government Clean Up the Air? Polluter Responses to China’s Anticorruption Campaign
Discussant: Nicholas Ryan, Yale University and NBER
1:00 pm
Serrano Room
Harrison Fell, North Carolina State University
Daniel T. Kaffine, University of Colorado Boulder
Kevin Novan, University of California at Davis
Emissions, Transmission, and the Environmental Value of Wind Energy: Evidence from Texas
Discussant: Jacob LaRiviere, Microsoft
2:00 pm
Muse Salon
Patrick Baylis, University of British Columbia
Judson P. Boomhower, University of California at San Diego and NBER
Moral Hazard, Wildfires, and the Economic Incidence of Natural Disasters
Discussant: Matthew D. Gibson, Williams College
2:00 pm
Serrano Room
Gabriel E. Lade, Iowa State University
Ivan J. Rudik, Cornell University
Costs of Inefficient Regulation: Evidence from the Bakken
Discussant: Catherine Hausman, University of Michigan and NBER
3:00 pm
3:30 pm
Muse Salon
Eduardo A. Souza-Rodrigues, University of Toronto
Robert McMillan, University of Toronto and NBER
Juliano Assunção, Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
Joshua Murphy, Natural Resources Canada
Optimal Environmental Targeting in the Amazon Rainforest
Discussant: Francisco Costa, FGV EPGE Brazilian School of Economics and Finance
3:30 pm
Serrano Room
Ignacia Mercadal, Columbia University
Dynamic Competition and Arbitrage in Electricity Markets: The Role of Financial Players (slides)
Discussant: Mar Reguant, Northwestern University and NBER
4:30 pm
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