Expertise and Research Agenda

My research investigates how environmental processes and policies affect macroeconomic outcomes and human welfare. I bring a multi-methodological approach to this agenda, combining tools from different fields in order to leverage new data, empirics, and theoretical advancements.

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Examples of questions and approaches in my work include the following:

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How do climatic risks and extreme weather events affect economic growth? How can empirical evidence be integrated into climate-economy models?

Hurricanes and Economic Growth

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How do flood and climate risks affect housing markets? What role do beliefs and excessive optimism play in driving current and future home price dynamics?

Flood Risks and Housing Markets

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How do fiscal considerations affect the macroeconomic effects and welfare impacts of different climate policies (or the lack thereof)?

Fiscal Constraints and Climate Policy

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