Research


Publications


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"Environmental Shocks and Agriculture: Implications of Floods on Labor Market Outcomes” (with Vikrant K. Kamble and Ashok Mishra) Environment and Development Economics
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"Universal Social Protection and Gender Disparities in Food Security: Insights from Nepal” Media Coverage: Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) | Asian Development Bank (ADB) Journal of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association
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"The Social Behavior of Immigrants During Natural Disasters: Lessons from the United States” (with Veeshan Rayamajhee) Journal of Comparative Economics
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"Natural Hazards and Religion-based Disparities in Human Capital: Lessons from Forest Fires" Journal of Economics, Race, and Policy
Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 1-10, May 2024
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"Can Solar Photovoltaic Poverty Alleviation Policies Reduce Carbon Emissions and Increase Income in China?" (with Yang Zhou, Heng Wang, Zhen Liu, Nishan Bhattarai and Huanguang Qiu) Environmental Science and Technology
Vol. 57, No. 49, pp. 20583-20594, December 2023
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"Do Environmental Disasters Affect Human Capital? The Threat of Forest Fires" Economics of Education Review
Vol. 97, pp. 1-10, December 2023
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"Challenges in Water and Sanitation Services: Do Natural Disasters Make Matters Worse?" Review of Development Economics
Vol. 27, No. 4, pp. 2565-2582, December 2023
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"Moving to the Country: Understanding the Effects of Covid-19 on Property Values and Farmland Development Risk” (with Kelsey Johnson, Lee Parton, Christoph Nolte, Jodi Brandt, Matt Williamson and Theresa Nogeire-McRae) Journal of Housing Economics
Vol. 62, pp. 1-22, December 2023
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“Unintended Environmental Benefits of Crop Insurance: Nitrogen and Phosphorus in Water Bodies” (with Xun Lu, Yuyuan Che, Roderick Rejesus, Barry Goodwin and Sujit Ghosh) Ecological Economics
Vol. 204, pp. 1-12, February 2023
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"Shaking Things Up: Do Seismic Shocks Affect Energy Choices?" Energy Policy
Vol. 172, pp. 1-11, January 2023
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"Deadly Tornadoes and Racial Disparities in Energy Consumption: Implications for Energy Poverty" Energy Economics
Vol. 114, pp. 1-9, October 2022
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"Refugee Inflow and Labor Market Outcomes in Brazil: Evidence from the Venezuelan Exodus” (with Hanbyul Ryu) Population and Development Review
Vol. 48, No. 1, pp. 75-96, March 2022
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"Natural Disasters and Labor Migration: Evidence from Nepal’s Earthquake” (with Shishir Shakya and Subuna Basnet) World Development
Vol. 151, pp. 1-14, March 2022
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"Environmental Disasters and Property Values: Evidence from Nepal's Forest Fires” Media Coverage: The Wire Science | The Federal | Mongabay-India Land Economics
Vol. 98, No. 1, pp. 1-34, February 2022
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"Why are People Energy Poor? Evidence from Ethnic Fractionalization” Energy Economics
Vol. 102, pp. 1-14, October 2021
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"Home Alone: Implications of COVID-19 for Mental Health”
Media Coverage: KTVB News Group
Social Science & Medicine
Vol. 285, pp. 1-11, September 2021
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"Beyond the Blaze: The Impact of Forest Fires on Energy Poverty” Energy Economics
Vol. 101, pp. 1-18, September 2021
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"Environmental Externalities from Agriculture: Evidence from Water Quality in the United States” (with Christine L. Crago) American Journal of Agricultural Economics
Vol. 103, No. 1, pp. 185-210, January 2021
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"Short-Run Environmental Effects of COVID-19: Evidence from Forest Fires” Media Coverage: The Kathmandu Post | Nepali Times World Development
Vol. 137, pp. 1-13, January 2021
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"Bus Ridership and Service Reliability: The Case of Public Transportation in Western Massachusetts” Transport Policy
Vol. 100, pp. 98-107, January 2021
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"Natural Disasters and Human Capital: The Case of Nepal's Earthquake”
(with Hanbyul Ryu)
World Development
Vol. 111, pp. 1-12, November 2018
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"Community-Managed Forests, Household Fuelwood Use and Food Consumption” Ecological Economics
Vol. 147, No. 5, pp. 62-73, May 2018
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“Demographic Responses to a Political Transformation: Evidence of Women’s Empowerment from Nepal” (with Pedro de Araujo) Journal of Comparative Economics
Vol. 45, No. 2, pp. 325-343, May 2017
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“HIV-related Knowledge and Risky Sexual Behavior in Sub-Saharan Africa” (with Smriti Agarwal and Pedro de Araujo) Oxford Development Studies
Vol. 41, No. 2, pp. 173-188, May 2013
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“A Behavioral Approach to Stock Pricing” (with Judy Laux) Journal of Applied Business Research
Vol. 26, No. 3, pp. 99-106, June 2010
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Book Chapters


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"Spillover Effects of Natural Disasters on Human Capital” (with Hanbyul Ryu) Published Download
"The Northwest chapter in Fifth National Climate Assessment” (with Michael Chang, Li Erikson, Kathleen Araújo, Erica Asinas, Samantha Chisholm Hatfield, Lisa G. Crozier, Erica Fleishman, Ciarra Greene, Eric Grossman, Charles Luce, Kirti Rajagopalan, Elise Rasmussen, Crystal Raymond, Julian Reyes, and Vivek Shandas) Coverage: The White House Press Release | The Norman Transcript Published Download
"Natural Disasters, Property Damages and Aid: Implications for Policy” Published Download

Working Papers


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"Wildfires Have Increased Economic Inequality across the Globe” Revision Requested Download
"Economic Impact of Large Earthquakes: Lessons from Residential Property Values” Revision Requested Download
"Quantifying Agricultural Adaptation to Climate Change: Lessons from India” (with Nilesh Shinde) Under Review Download
"Spillover Effects of Agricultural Inputs on Environment” Under Review Download
"Environmental Risks and Lobbying Strategies” Under Review Download
"Economic Impact of Broadband Grants: Empirical Evidence from the US”
(with Minhae Kim)
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"Human-induced Fires and Residential Market Demand”
(with Hanbyul Ryu and Jihwan Kim)
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"Environmental Impact of Cover Crops: Insights from the US”
(with Roderick Rejesus)
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"Market Responses to Multiple Hurricane Exposures in Florida: Evidence from Real Estate Sales Data” (with Fan Jiang, Bakhtear Talukdar and Pallab Mozumder) Available upon request Download
"Addressing the Threat of Groundwater Depletion: Does a Command-and-Control Approach Work?” (with Nilesh Shinde and Sakshi Upadhyay) Available upon request Download
"Climate Change, Agriculture and Water Quality” (with Christine L. Crago) Available upon request Download

Ongoing Projects


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"Adaptation to Climate Change: Evidence from Tillage” (with Conor Carney) In Progress Download
"The Impacts of Natural Disasters on Local Bank Branches: Insights from County-Level Data in the United States” (with Chi-Young Choi and Minhae Kim) In Progress Download
"Environmental Effects of Immigration Shocks” (with Nilesh Shinde) In Progress Download
"Air Pollution and Suicides” (with Nilesh Shinde) In Progress Download
"Natural Disasters and Human Capital” In Progress Download

Reports


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"Incentivizing Solar Installations: Lessons for Design and Implementation” Complete Download
"Size, type, and Classification of Farms and Ranches in the Rockies” Complete Download