SI 2023 Environmental & Energy Economics

Tamma Carleton and Matthew Kotchen, Organizers

July 24-25, 2023

Hotel Marlowe

Serrano Ballroom, 25 Edwin H. Land Blvd., Cambridge, MA and zoom.us

Conference Code of Conduct

Monday, July 24
8:30 am
Coffee and Pastries
9:00 am
Ignacio Banares-Sanchez, London School of Economics
Robin Burgess, London School of Economics
Dávid László, London School of Economics
Pol Simpson, London School of Economics
John Van Reenen, London School of Economics and NBER
Yifan Wang, London School of Economics

Ray of Hope? China and the Rise of Solar Energy
Discussant: Shanjun Li, Cornell University and NBER
10:00 am
Nafisa Lohawala, Resources for the Future

Roadblock or Accelerator? The Effect of Electric Vehicle Subsidy Elimination
Discussant: Ashley Langer, University of Arizona and NBER
11:00 am
Break
11:15 am
Farid Farrokhi, Princeton University
Ahmad Lashkaripour, Indiana University

Can Trade Policy Mitigate Climate Change?
Discussant: Samuel S. Kortum, Yale University
12:15 pm
Lunch
1:15 pm
Clare A. Balboni, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Johannes Boehm, Sciences Po
Mazhar Waseem, University of Manchester

Firm Adaptation in Production Networks: Evidence from Extreme Weather Events in Pakistan
Discussant: Tatyana Deryugina, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and NBER
2:15 pm
Break
PARALLEL SESSIONS
2:30 pm
Judson Boomhower, University of California, San Diego and NBER
Meredith Fowlie, University of California, Berkeley and NBER
Jacob Gellman, University of Alaska Anchorage
Andrew Plantinga, University of California, Santa Barbara

How Are Insurance Markets Adapting to Climate Change? Risk Selection and Regulation in the Market for Homeowners Insurance Room B
Discussant: Yanjun Liao, Resources for the Future
2:30 pm
Samuel M. Hartzmark, Boston College and NBER
Kelly Shue, Yale University and NBER

Counterproductive Sustainable Investing: The Impact Elasticity of Brown and Green Firms Room A
Discussant: Caroline Flammer, Columbia University and NBER
3:30 pm
Seonmin W. Heo, University of California, Santa Barbara
Koichiro Ito, University of Chicago and NBER
Rao Kotamarthi, Argonne National Laboratory

International Spillover Effects of Air Pollution: Evidence from Mortality and Health Data Room A
Discussant: Nicolai V. Kuminoff, Arizona State University and NBER
3:30 pm
Jacob T. Bradt, University of Texas at Austin
Joseph E. Aldy, Harvard University and NBER

Private Benefits from Public Investment in Climate Adaptation and Resilience Room B
Discussant: Peter Christensen, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and NBER
4:30 pm
Adjourn
Tuesday, July 25
8:00 am
Coffee and Pastries
8:30 am
Daryl Fairweather, Redfin
Matthew E. Kahn, University of Southern California and NBER
Robert D. Metcalfe, Columbia University and NBER
Sebastian Sandoval-Olascoaga, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The Impact of Climate Risk Disclosure on Housing Search and Buying Dynamics: Evidence from a Nationwide Field Experiment with Redfin
Discussant: Edward L. Glaeser, Harvard University and NBER
9:30 am
Will Rafey, University of California, Los Angeles and NBER
Daniel Aronoff, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Conservation Priorities and Environmental Offsets: Markets for Florida Wetlands
Discussant: Hannah Druckenmiller, California Institute of Technology and NBER
10:30 am
Break
11:00 am
Eggtimers (5 minutes each)
Alexander Cassi Abajian, University of California, Santa Barbara
Tamma Carleton, University of California, Santa Barbara and NBER
Olivier Deschenes, University of California, Santa Barbara and NBER
Kyle C. Meng, University of California, Santa Barbara and NBER

The Climate Adaptation Feedback (slides)
Michelle M. Marcus, Vanderbilt University and NBER

Burying the Lead: Effects of Public Lead Service Line Replacements on Blood Lead Levels and Property Values
Michael Ricks, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Owen A. Kay, University of Michigan

Time-Limited Subsidies: Optimal Taxation with Implications for Renewable Energy Subsidies (slides)
Steffen Andersen, Copenhagen Business School
Luigi Guiso, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance
Federico Marciano, Stanford University
Paola Sapienza, Northwestern University and NBER
Luigi Zingales, University of Chicago and NBER

Measuring the Long-Term Impact of Environmental Externalities (slides)
Eugenie Dugoua, London School of Economics
Todd Gerarden, Cornell University

Induced Innovation, Inventors, and the Energy Transition
Husnain F. Ahmad, The University of the South Sewanee
Matthew D. Gibson, Williams College
Muhammad Fatiq Nadeem, University of California, Santa Barbara
Sanval Nasim, Colby College
Arman B. Rezaee, University of California, Davis

Forecasts: Consumption, Production, and Behavioral Responses (slides)
Florian Grosset, CREST - ENSAE Paris
Anna Papp, Columbia University
Charles Taylor, Harvard University

Rain Follows the Forest: Land Use Policy, Climate Change, and Adaptation
Matthias Rodemeier, Bocconi University

Willingness to Pay for Carbon Mitigation: Field Evidence from the Market for Carbon Offsets
Solomon M. Hsiang, University of California, Berkeley and NBER
Rachel Young, Princeton University

A Large Undocumented Mortality Burden Caused by the Tropical Cyclone Climate of the United States
Sebastian Tebbe

Peer Effects in Electric Car Adoption: : Evidence from the Sweden (slides)
12:00 pm
Lunch
1:00 pm
Ishan B. Nath, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Valerie A. Ramey, Stanford University and NBER
Peter J. Klenow, Stanford University and NBER

How Much Will Global Warming Cool Global Growth?
Discussant: James H. Stock, Harvard University and NBER
2:00 pm
Break
2:30 pm
Hunt Allcott, Stanford University and NBER
Daniel Cohen, Northwestern University
William Morrison, University of California, Berkeley
Dmitry Taubinsky, University of California, Berkeley and NBER

When Do "Nudges" Increase Welfare?
Discussant: Cass R. Sunstein, Harvard University
3:30 pm
John Bistline, EPRI
Neil Mehrotra, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Catherine Wolfram, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER

Economic Implications of the Climate Provisions of the Inflation Reduction Act
Discussant: Roberton C. Williams III, University of Maryland and NBER
4:30 pm
Adjourn