Photo credit: Ed Rubin

Photo credit: Ed Rubin

I am a sixth-year PhD candidate in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California, Berkeley. I am also in my fifth year as a graduate student researcher at the Energy Institute at Haas.

I am an energy and environmental economist, and I am on the 2017–18 academic job market. My job market paper investigates market power in U.S. coal transportation, and analyzes the extent to which decreasing coal markups may lead to incomplete pass-through of a carbon tax.

Link to download my job market paper:
"Market Power in Coal Shipping and Implications for U.S. Climate Policy
[online appendix]

I also work at the intersection of environmental and development economics, focusing on the economic impacts of electricity access in the developing world. Other ongoing projects include: evaluating the private and social costs of inefficient electricity supply in India; estimating how energy efficiency upgrades for agricultural groundwater pumping impact electricity consumption, water use, and profits for California farms; and improving the design of randomized experiments using panel data.