Relinquishing Riches: Auctions vs Informal Negotiations in Texas Oil and Gas Leasing, with Thom Covert, accepted at the American Economic Review. Manuscript. Code. NBER Digest summary. Non-technical Summary from EPIC
Investment versus Output Subsidies: Implications of Alternative Incentives for Wind Energy, with Joe Aldy and Todd Gerarden, accepted at Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economics. Manuscript. Code.
Pass-Through of Own and Rival Cost Shocks: Evidence from the U.S. Fracking Boom, with Erich Muehlegger, The Review of Economics and Statistics (2022). Manuscript (contains online appendix). NBER Digest summary. Code.
The Role of Sales Agents in Information Disclosure: Evidence from a Field Experiment, with Hunt Allcott, Management Science (2017). Manuscript. Online appendix (includes simple theoretical model). Code for replication (.zip)
The SO2 Allowance Trading System and the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990: Reflections on 20 Years of Policy Innovation, with Gabe Chan, Robert Stavins and Robert Stowe, National Tax Journal (2012)
Secrecy Rules and Exploratory Investment: Theory and Evidence from the Shale Boom, with Thom Covert. Draft, November 2022.
Winds of Change: Estimating Learning by Doing without Cost or Input Data, with Thom Covert. Draft, March 2022.
Environmental Regulation, Imperfect Competition and Market Spillovers: The Impact of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments on the US Oil Refining Industry, Draft, 2015.
Frack Time versus Slack Time, with Thom Covert and Ryan Kellogg.
Auctions vs. Negotiations with Spillovers: Evidence from the U.S. Land Ordinance and the Shale Boom, with Thom Covert and Ryan Kellogg.
Impacts of the Jones Act on U.S. Petroleum Markets, with Ryan Kellogg.