NEWS: CURRENT 2014
Michael Greenstone and Rohini Pande co-authored an op-ed in the February 9, 2014 edition of The New York Times, "India's Particulate Problem."
Robert Lawrence was quoted in the January 27, 2014 edition of The Washington Post, "Will the oil boom shrink the U.S. trade deficit? Maybe not."
Robert Stavins was quoted in the January 22, 2014 edition of Bloomberg,
"EU Calls for 40% Reduction in Greenhouse-Gas Output by 2030."
Feeling the Heat: Temperature, Physiology & the Wealth of Nations
January 7, 2014
Does temperature affect economic performance—and has it always affected social welfare through its impact on physical and cognitive function? This paper presents a model of labor supply under thermal stress, building on a longstanding physiological literature linking thermal stress to health and task performance. Read more HEEP Discussion Papers here.