Research

Working Papers

  • "Using Satellite Data to Fill the Gaps in the US Air Pollution Monitoring Network" with Alan Krupnick
    September 2018 moncoverage
    Press: E&E News, NPR Louisville, EDF Blog
    Graphics from the study
  • "Residential Sorting and the Incidence of Local Public Goods: Theory and Evidence from Air Pollution"
    July 2017 pollsort
    Press: Fusion
  • "The True Cost of Air Pollution: Evidence from the Housing Market"
    March 2017 pollhouse
  • "Income Stagnation Among the Bankrupt" with Frank McIntyre
    May 2010 bincome

Research in Progress

  • "Do emission permits flow to poor neighborhoods?"
  • "How does unconventional oil and gas development affect local air quality?” with Elaine Hill and Alan Krupnick
  • "Does unconventional oil and gas development affect infant health through air pollution?” with Elaine Hill and Alan Krupnick
  • "Industrial Air Pollution and Infant Health"

Publications

  • McIntyre, Frank, Daniel M. Sullivan, and Laura Summers. 2015. "Lawyers Steer Clients toward Lucrative Filings: Evidence from Consumer Bankruptcy." American Law and Economics Review 17(1):245--289. steer