Environment and Energy Economics Program Meeting

Namrata Kala and Wolfram Schlenker, Organizers

March 7-8, 2024

Royal Sonesta Hotel, Charles Suites, Cambridge, MA, Zoom

Conference Code of Conduct

Thursday, March 7
Continental Breakfast
9:00 am
Fiona Burlig, University of Chicago and NBER
Amir Jina, University of Chicago and NBER
Erin M. Kelley, The World Bank
Gregory V. Lane, University of Chicago and NBER
Harshil Sahai, University of Chicago

Long-Range Forecasts as Climate Adaptation: Experimental Evidence from Developing-Country Agriculture
Discussant: Maulik Jagnani, Tufts University
10:00 am
Eleanor E. Krause, University of Kentucky
Jonathan M. Colmer, University of Virginia
Eva Lyubich, U.S. Census Bureau
John L. Voorheis, U.S. Census Bureau

Transitional Costs and the Decline of Coal: Worker-Level Evidence
Discussant: Jacquelyn Pless, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Eyal G. Frank, University of Chicago and NBER
Shaoda Wang, University of Chicago and NBER
Xuebin Wang, Shanghai University
Qinyun Wang, Fudan University
Yang You, The University of Hong Kong

Campaigning for Extinction: Eradication of Sparrows and the Great Famine in China
Discussant: Eric Zou, University of Michigan and NBER
1:30 pm
Susanna B. Berkouwer, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Joshua T. Dean, University of Chicago

Cooking, Health, and Daily Exposure to Transient Air Pollution Peaks (slides)
Discussant: Edson R. Severnini, Carnegie Mellon University and NBER
2:30 pm
Patrick Baylis, University of British Columbia
Michael Greenstone, University of Chicago and NBER
Kenneth Lee, University of Chicago
Harshil Sahai, University of Chicago

Is the Demand for Clean Air Too Low? Experimental Evidence from Delhi
Discussant: Kelsey Jack, University of California, Santa Barbara and NBER
Marguerite Obolensky, Columbia University
Marco Tabellini, Harvard University and NBER
Charles A. Taylor, Harvard University

Homeward Bound: How Migrants Seek Out Familiar Climates
Discussant: Tatyana Deryugina, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and NBER
Reception and Dinner - Parkview Room
Friday, March 8
Continental Breakfast
Gautam Gowrisankaran, Columbia University and NBER
Ashley Langer, University of Arizona and NBER
Wendan Zhang, Renmin University of China

Policy Uncertainty in the Market for Coal Electricity: The Case of Air Toxics Standards
Discussant: Karam Kang, University of Wisconsin-Madison and NBER
Sarah Johnston, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Yifei Liu, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Chenyu Yang, Yale University

An Empirical Analysis of the Interconnection Queue
Discussant: Steve Cicala, Tufts University and NBER
Richard Hornbeck, University of Chicago and NBER
Shanon H. Hsu, University of Chicago
Anders Humlum, University of Chicago
Martin Rotemberg, New York University

Gaining Steam: Technology Switching and Entrant Leapfrogging (slides)
Discussant: Sarah C. Armitage, Boston University
12:30 pm
Tristan Xavie. du Puy, Columbia University
Jeffrey G. Shrader, Columbia University

Costs of Climate Adaptation: Evidence From French Agriculture
Discussant: Andrew Hultgren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign