Solomon M. Hsiang

Goldman School of Public Policy
University of California, Berkeley
2607 Hearst Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94720-7320
Tel: 510-643-5751

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NBER Program Affiliations: EEE
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
Institutional Affiliation: University of California at Berkeley

NBER Working Papers and Publications

April 2019Destructive Behavior, Judgment, and Economic Decision-making under Thermal Stress
with Ingvild Almås, Maximilian Auffhammer, Tessa Bold, Ian Bolliger, Aluma Dembo, Shuhei Kitamura, Edward Miguel, Robert Pickmans: w25785
January 2019Spatial Correlation, Trade, and Inequality: Evidence from the Global Climate
with Jonathan I. Dingel, Kyle C. Meng: w25447
October 2018An Economist’s Guide to Climate Change Science
with Robert E. Kopp: w25189

Published: Solomon Hsiang & Robert E. Kopp, 2018. "An Economist’s Guide to Climate Change Science," Journal of Economic Perspectives, vol 32(4), pages 3-32.

Accounting for Unobservable Heterogeneity in Cross Section Using Spatial First Differences
with Hannah Druckenmiller: w25177
August 2018Economic and Non-Economic Factors in Violence: Evidence from Organized Crime, Suicides and Climate in Mexico
with Ceren Baysan, Marshall Burke, Felipe González, Edward Miguel: w24897

Published: Ceren Baysan & Marshall Burke & Felipe González & Solomon Hsiang & Edward Miguel, 2019. "Non-economic factors in violence: Evidence from organized crime, suicides and climate in Mexico," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, .

November 2017The Marginal Product of Climate
with Tatyana Deryugina: w24072
September 2017The Distribution of Environmental Damages
with Paulina Oliva, Reed Walker: w23882

Published: Solomon Hsiang & Paulina Oliva & Reed Walker, 2019. "The Distribution of Environmental Damages," Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, vol 13(1), pages 83-103. citation courtesy of

June 2016Does Legalization Reduce Black Market Activity? Evidence from a Global Ivory Experiment and Elephant Poaching Data
with Nitin Sekar: w22314
April 2016Climate Econometrics

Published: Solomon Hsiang, 2016. "Climate Econometrics," Annual Review of Resource Economics, vol 8(1).

May 2015Temperature and Human Capital in the Short- and Long-Run
with Joshua S. Graff Zivin, Matthew J. Neidell: w21157

Published: Joshua Graff Zivin & Solomon M. Hsiang & Matthew Neidell, 2018. "Temperature and Human Capital in the Short and Long Run," Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, University of Chicago Press, vol. 5(1), pages 77-105. citation courtesy of

December 2014Does the Environment Still Matter? Daily Temperature and Income in the United States
with Tatyana Deryugina: w20750
October 2014Climate and Conflict
with Marshall Burke, Edward Miguel: w20598

Published: Marshall Burke & Solomon M. Hsiang & Edward Miguel, 2015. "Climate and Conflict," Annual Review of Economics, vol 7(1), pages 577-617. citation courtesy of

July 2014The Causal Effect of Environmental Catastrophe on Long-Run Economic Growth: Evidence From 6,700 Cyclones
with Amir S. Jina: w20352
May 2013Using Weather Data and Climate Model Output in Economic Analyses of Climate Change
with Maximilian Auffhammer, Wolfram Schlenker, Adam Sobel: w19087

Published: M. Auffhammer & S. M. Hsiang & W. Schlenker & A. Sobel, 2013. "Using Weather Data and Climate Model Output in Economic Analyses of Climate Change," Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, vol 7(2), pages 181-198. citation courtesy of

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