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NBER Working Papers and Publications

May 2017Measuring the Welfare Effects of Residential Energy Efficiency Programs
with Hunt Allcott: w23386
January 2017The Local Economic and Welfare Consequences of Hydraulic Fracturing
with Alexander W. Bartik, Janet Currie, Christopher R. Knittel: w23060
September 2015Toilets Can Work: Short and Medium Run Health Impacts of Addressing Complementarities and Externalities in Water and Sanitation
with Esther Duflo, Raymond Guiteras, Thomas Clasen: w21521
July 2015Do Energy Efficiency Investments Deliver? Evidence from the Weatherization Assistance Program
with Meredith Fowlie, Catherine Wolfram: w21331
November 2014Do Credit Market Shocks affect the Real Economy? Quasi-Experimental Evidence from the Great Recession and ‘Normal’ Economic Times
with Alexandre Mas, Hoai-Luu Nguyen: w20704
October 2014The Value of Regulatory Discretion: Estimates from Environmental Inspections in India
with Esther Duflo, Rohini Pande, Nicholas Ryan: w20590
September 2013Envirodevonomics: A Research Agenda for a Young Field
with B. Kelsey Jack: w19426

Published: Greenstone, Michael, and B. Kelsey Jack. 2015. "Envirodevonomics: A Research Agenda for an Emerging Field." Journal of Economic Literature, 53(1): 5-42.

July 2013Truth-telling by Third-party Auditors and the Response of Polluting Firms: Experimental Evidence from India
with Esther Duflo, Rohini Pande, Nicholas Ryan: w19259

Published: Esther Duflo & Michael Greenstone & Nicholas Ryan, 2013. "Truth-telling by Third-party Auditors and the Response of Polluting Firms: Experimental Evidence from India," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 128(4), pages 1499-1545. citation courtesy of

January 2013Do Housing Prices Reflect Environmental Health Risks? Evidence from More than 1600 Toxic Plant Openings and Closings
with Janet Currie, Lucas Davis, Reed Walker: w18700

Published: Currie, Janet, Lucas Davis, Michael Greenstone, and Reed Walker. 2015. "Environmental Health Risks and Housing Values: Evidence from 1,600 Toxic Plant Openings and Closings." American Economic Review, 105(2): 678-709.

Adapting to Climate Change: The Remarkable Decline in the U.S. Temperature-Mortality Relationship over the 20th Century
with Alan Barreca, Karen Clay, Olivier Deschenes, Joseph S. Shapiro: w18692
September 2012The Effects of Environmental Regulation on the Competitiveness of U.S. Manufacturing
with John A. List, Chad Syverson: w18392
August 2012Defensive Investments and the Demand for Air Quality: Evidence from the NOx Budget Program and Ozone Reductions
with Olivier Deschenes, Joseph S. Shapiro: w18267
May 2012Up in Smoke: The Influence of Household Behavior on the Long-Run Impact of Improved Cooking Stoves
with Rema Hanna, Esther Duflo: w18033

Published: Rema Hanna & Esther Duflo & Michael Greenstone, 2016. "Up in Smoke: The Influence of Household Behavior on the Long-Run Impact of Improved Cooking Stoves," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, American Economic Association, vol. 8(1), pages 80-114, February. citation courtesy of

January 2012Is There an Energy Efficiency Gap?
with Hunt Allcott: w17766

Published: Hunt Allcott & Michael Greenstone, 2012. "Is There an Energy Efficiency Gap?," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 26(1), pages 3-28, Winter. citation courtesy of

July 2011Environmental Regulations, Air and Water Pollution, and Infant Mortality in India
with Rema Hanna: w17210

Environmental Regulations, Air and Water Pollution, and Infant Mortality in India,” (with Rema Hanna), forthcoming American Economic Review, 2014; also NBER WP # 17210; MIT Dept. of Economics WP No. 11- 11, 2011; CEEPR WP 2011-014. citation courtesy of

March 2011Estimating the Social Cost of Carbon for Use in U.S. Federal Rulemakings: A Summary and Interpretation
with Elizabeth Kopits, Ann Wolverton: w16913

Published: “Developing a Social Cost of Carbon for US Regulator y Analysis: A Methodology and Interpretation,” (with Elizabeth Kopits and Ann Wolverton), Review of Environmental Economics and Policy , 2013, 7 (1): 23–46; also MIT Dept. of Economics WP No. 11-04; CEEPR WP No. 2011-006.

Superfund Cleanups and Infant Health
with Janet Currie, Enrico Moretti: w16844

Published: Janet Currie & Michael Greenstone & Enrico Moretti, 2011. "Superfund Cleanups and Infant Health," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 101(3), pages 435-41, May. citation courtesy of

March 2008Identifying Agglomeration Spillovers: Evidence from Million Dollar Plants
with Richard Hornbeck, Enrico Moretti: w13833

Published: “Identifying Agglomeration Spillovers: Evidence from Winners and Losers of Large Plant Openings,” (with Rick Hornbeck and Enrico Moretti). Journal of Political Economy , 2010, 118 (3): 536-598.

October 2007Is the "Surge" Working? Some New Facts
w13458
June 2007Climate Change, Mortality, and Adaptation: Evidence from Annual Fluctuations in Weather in the US
with Olivier Deschênes: w13178

Published: Olivier Deschênes & Michael Greenstone, 2011. "Climate Change, Mortality, and Adaptation: Evidence from Annual Fluctuations in Weather in the US," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 3(4), pages 152-85, October. citation courtesy of

April 2007The Causes and Consequences of Attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities
with Roland G. Fryer: w13036

Published: Fryer, Roland and Michael Greenstone. "The Changing Consequences of Attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities." American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 2, 1 (2010): 116-48.

November 2005Does Hazardous Waste Matter? Evidence from the Housing Market and the Superfund Program
with Justin Gallagher: w11790

Published: Michael Greenstone & Justin Gallagher, 2008. "Does Hazardous Waste Matter? Evidence from the Housing Market and the Superfund Program," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 123(3), pages 951-1003, August. citation courtesy of

July 2005Mandated Disclosure, Stock Returns, and the 1964 Securities Acts Amendments
with Paul Oyer, Annette Vissing-Jorgensen: w11478

Published: Greenstone, Michael, Paul Oyer and Annette Vissing-Jorgensen. "Mandated Disclosure, Stock Returns, And The 1964 Securities Acts Amendments," Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2006, v121(2,May), 399-460. citation courtesy of

August 2004The Economic Impacts of Climate Change: Evidence from Agricultural Profits and Random
with Olivier Deschenes: w10663

Published: Deschenes, Olivier and M. Greenstone. "The Economic Impacts of Climate Change: Evidence from Agricultural Profits and Random Fluctuations in Weather." American Economic Review 97, 1 (March 2007): 354-385.

April 2004Estimating the Value of a Statistical Life: The Importance of Omitted Variables and Publication Bias
with Orley Ashenfelter: w10401

Published: Ashenfelter, Orley and Michael Greenstone. "Estimating The Value Of A Statistical Life: The Importance Of Omitted Variables And Publication Bias," American Economic Review, 2004, v94(2,May), 454-460. citation courtesy of

October 2003Air Quality, Infant Mortality, and the Clean Air Act of 1970
with Kenneth Y. Chay: w10053
July 2003Bidding for Industrial Plants: Does Winning a 'Million Dollar Plant' Increase Welfare?
with Enrico Moretti: w9844
August 2002Using Mandated Speed Limits to Measure the Value of a Statistical Life
with Orley Ashenfelter: w9094

Published: Ashenfelter, Orley and Micahel Greenstone. "Using Mandated Speed Limits To Measure The Value Of A Statistical Life," Journal of Political Economy, 2004, v112(2,Part2), S226-S267. citation courtesy of

September 2001The Impacts of Environmental Regulations on Industrial Activity: Evidence from the 1970 & 1977 Clean Air Act Amendments and the Census of Manufactures
w8484

Published: Greenstone, Michael. "The Impacts Of Environmental Regulations On Industrial Activity: Evidence From The 1970 And 1977 Clean Air Act Amendments And The Census Of Manufactures," Journal of Political Economy, 2002, v110(6,Dec), 1175-1219.

December 1999The Impact of Air Pollution on Infant Mortality: Evidence from Geographic Variation in Pollution Shocks Induced by a Recession
with Kenneth Y. Chay: w7442

Published: The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 118, no. 3 (August 2003): 1121-1167 citation courtesy of

December 1998Does Air Quality Matter? Evidence from the Housing Market
with Kenneth Y. Chay: w6826

Published: Kenneth Y. Chay & Michael Greenstone, 2005. "Does Air Quality Matter? Evidence from the Housing Market," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 113(2), pages 376-424, April. citation courtesy of

 
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