Price Perceptions in Water Demand (with Michael Ward; forthcoming Journal of Environmental Economics & Management) working paper

Eliciting Preferences for Intrinsically Risky Attributes (with Zack Dorner & Anke Leroux) Land Economics, 2019, 945:4, pp. 494-514. working paper

Local Public Goods and the Crowding-out Hypothesis: Evidence from Civic Crowdfunding (with Nathan Chan) Economics Bulletin, 2019 39:3. working paper

The Economic Geography of Civic Crowdfunding (with Katie Lorah) Cities, 2019, 90, pp. 122-130. working paper

Taxes, redistribution and observability in social dilemmas (with Lata Ganghadaran, Anca Mihut, and Marie Clair Villeal) Journal of Public Economic Theory, 2019, 21(5) pp. 826-846. working paper

Energy Efficiency and Financial Literacy (with Michael Ward) Journal of Environmental Economics & Management, 2018, 90, pp. 181-216 working paper

Traffic & Crime (with Louis-Phillipe Beland) Journal of Public Economics, 2018, 160, pp. 96-114. working paper

Media: New York Times, The Conversation, Scientific American, Salon, KCRW Los Angeles (NPR), BBC 5 Live (UK)

Dynamic Road Pricing and the Value of Time and Reliability (with Austin Gross) Journal of Regional Science, 2018, 58(2) pp. 330-349. working paper

Media: Atlantic Cities, Sightline Daily, City Observatory

Valuing Environmental Services Provided by Stormwater Management (with Lata Gangadharan, Allison Lassiter, Anke Leroux,& Paul Raschky) Water Resources Research, 2017, 53(6) pp. 4709-4721. working paper

Behavioral Insights from Field Experiments in Environmental Economics (with Lana Friesen, Lata Gangadharan, & Andreas Leibbrandt) International Review of Environmental and Resource Economics, 2017, 10(2) pp. 95-143. working paper

The Value of Heterogeneous Water Rights and the Costs of Water Volatility American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2017, 99(1), pp. 73-102. working paper

Social Comparisons, Household Water Use and Participation in Utility Conservation Programs: Evidence from Three Randomized Trials (with J. Cook & S. Olsen) Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, 2015, 2(4), pp. 597-627. working paper; appendix

Land Use Change from Biofuels Derived from Forest Residue: A Case of Washington State (with S. Rabotyagov) Economics Research International, 2013


Estimating Water Demand at the Intensive and Extensive Margins (under review)

Traffic Congestion, Transportation Policies, and the Performance of First Responders (with Louis-Philippe Beland; under review)

Willingness to Pay for Meat Alternatives in India (with Rashmit Arora and Ted Jaenicke; under review, email for a copy)

Behavioral Motivations behind Heterogeneous Responses to Social Comparison Messages (with Joseph Cook, Corey Lott, Kim Rollins, Shawn Stoddard, & Michael Taylor; under review)

Previous Version: Are Behavioral Nudges Moral Taxes? Evidence from a Field Experiment on Water Conservation

Putting Your Money Where Your Mouth Is (with Lata Gangadharan, Anke Leroux, & Paul A. Raschky; in preparation)


  • The Role of Price and Persuasion on Consumer Behavior (with Casey Wichman)
  • Who signs up for free raingardens? Distributional effects of green infrastructure subsidies (with Joe Cook and Allison Lassiter)
  • A Global Subnational Assessment of the Relationship between Economic Development and Environmental Quality (with Paul Raschky)
  • Do Environmental Preferences Depend on the Weather? (with Lata Gangadharan, Allison Lassiter, Anke Leroux, & Paul Raschky)
  • Time of Day Congestion Pricing (with Austin Gross)
  • Discrepancies in Access to Local Public Goods


Review of "Living with Water Scarcity" by David Zetland Water Economics & Policy, 01 158003 (2015) [4 pages] DOE 10.1142/S2382624X158003X.

Economic incentives for managing peak electricity demand: review, options and context analysis (with Andreas Leibbrandt and Liam Smith), 2014, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 1-38.

Benefit-Cost Analysis of the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan Projects (authors: Jonathan Yoder, Jennifer Adam, Michael Brady, Joseph Cook, Stephen Katz, Daniel Brent, Shane Johnston, Keyvan Malek, John McMilan, Qingqing Yang), 2014, December, pp. 1-196.

Awards: Bruce Gardner Memorial Prize for Applied Policy Analysis, Washington State University CAHNRS Team Interdisciplinary Award