If You Build It, They Will Compost: The Effects of Municipal Composting Services on Household Waste Disposal and Landfill Emissions, with Lihini De Silva
Reduce, Reuse, Redeem: Deposit-Refund Recycling Programs in the Presence of Alternatives, with Peter Berck, Molly Sears, Carly Trachtman, and Sofia B. Villas-Boas
Slow Traffic, Fast Food: The Effects of Time Lost on Food Choice, with Panka Bencsik and Lester Lusher
Learning By Doing When Times Are Tough: Evidence from the Great Recession, with Angela Zha
Unemployment Insurance as a Worker Indiscipline Device? Evidence from Scanner Data, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, with Lester Lusher and Geoffrey Schnorr (preprint)
It's in the bag? The effect of plastic carryout bag bans on where and what people purchase to eat, American Journal of Agricultural Economics (preprint)
Harnessing Behavioral Science to Design Disposable Bag Regulations, Behavioral Science and Policy, with Tatiana Homonoff, Lee-Sien Kao, and Doug Palmer (preprint)
A Mixed Bag: The Hidden Time Costs of Regulating Consumer Behavior, Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (preprint)
Bag Leakage: The Effect of Disposable Carryout Bag Regulations on Unregulated Bags, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management (preprint) (Winner of the JEEM Best Paper Prize 2020)
Bans vs. Fees: Disposable Carryout Bag Policies and Bag Usage, Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, with Sofia B. Villas-Boas
Recycling Policies, Behavior and Convenience: Survey Evidence from the CalRecycle Program, Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, with Peter Berck, Gabriel Englander, Samantha Gold, Shelley He, Janet Horsager, Scott Kaplan, Molly Sears, Andrew Stevens, Carly Trachtman, and Sofia B. Villas-Boas
Soda Wars: Effect of Soda Tax Election on University Soda Purchases, Economic Inquiry, with Scott Kaplan, Sofia B. Villas-Boas, and Kevin Jung (preprint)
Effects of Peer Comparisons on Low-promotability Tasks: Evidence from a University Field Experiment, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, with Sofia B. Villas-Boas and Elizabeth Deakin
Diffusion of Drip Irrigation: The Case of California, Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, with David Zilberman
Food Store Choices of Poor Households: A Discrete Choice Analysis of the National Household Food Acquisition and Purchase Survey (FoodAPS), American Journal of Agricultural Economics, with Sofia B. Villas-Boas
WORKS IN PROGRESS
Stigma Goods, Self-Checkout Adoption, and Changes in Purchasing Decisions, with Becky Cardinali, Lester Lusher, and Sofia B. Villas-Boas
Changing Consumer Behavior to Reduce Microplastic Pollution, with Lihini De Silva and Jacqueline Doremus
Plastic Bans vs Taxes: Which Place a Larger Burden on Low-Income Households?, with Xiao Dong and Isla Globus-Harris
Butts Off the Beach: The Effect of Tobacco Control Policies on Cigarette Butt Litter, with Risa Hashizume and Jacqueline Doremus
The Effects of Covid-19 on Online Shopping Patterns: Evidence from Israel, with Aluma Dembo
BOOK CHAPTERS & REPORTS
The Plastic Economy: A review of the positive and negative impacts of plastic and its alternatives, Environmental Defense Fund Economics Discussion Paper Series, 21(5), with Lihini De Silva and Jacqueline Doremus
Convenient Beverage Recycling in California. A Report to the California State Legislature, with Peter Berck, Gabriel Englander, Samantha Gold, Shelley He, Janet Horsager, Scott Kaplan, Molly Sears, Andrew Stevens, Carly Trachtman, and Sofia B. Villas-Boas
Willingness to Pay for Low Water Footprint Foods During Drought, Chapter in NBER book "Understanding Productivity Growth in Agriculture", editor Wolfram Schlenker, with Hannah Krovetz and Sofia B. Villas-Boas
Plastic Bag Bans Can Backfire if Consumers Just Use Other Plastics Instead, The Conversation.
Lessons from Berkeley’s Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Election and Tax, ARE Update, with Scott Kaplan, Sofia B. Villas-Boas, and Kevin Jung
How Politics and Economics Affect Irrigation and Conservation, Choices, with David Zilberman, Myung Eun Shim, and Ben Gordon.
Contribution of University of California Cooperative Extension to Drip Irrigation, ARE Update, with Doug Parker and David Zilberman
Research Finds Plastic Bag Bans Result in Unintended Consequences, NPR's Here and Now.
Are Plastic Bag Bans Garbage, NPR's PlanetMoney Newsletter.
Plastic Bag Bans, Data Skeptic Podcast.
See the complicated landscape of plastic bans in the U.S., National Geographic.
Why banning plastic bags doesn't work as intended, Chicago Booth Review.