Research

Reports and Policy Briefs

  • "When unemployment insurance benefits are rolled back" with Fiona Greig, Peter Ganong, Pascal Noel, and Joseph Vavra
    July 2021 rollback
  • "Who benefits from student debt cancellation?" with Fiona Greig
    March 2021 cancellation
  • "The unemployment benefit boost: Initial trends in spending and saving when the $600 supplement ended" with Diana Farrell, Peter Ganong, Fiona Greig, Max Liebeskind, Pascal Noel, and Joseph Vavra
    October 2020 boost
  • "Student Loan Debt: Who is Paying it Down?" with Diana Farrell and Fiona Greig
    October 2020 studentdebt

Working Papers

  • "Spending and Job Search Impacts of Expanded Unemployment Benefits: Evidence from Administrative Micro Data" with Peter Ganong, Fiona Greig, Max Liebeskind, Pascal Noel, and Joseph Vavra
    February 2021 jobsearch
  • "Satellite Detection of Air Pollution: Air Quality Impacts of Shale Gas Development in Pennsylvania" with Ruohao Zhang, Huan Li, Neha Khanna, Alan J. Krupnick, and Elaine L. Hill
    May 2020 fracking
    Revise and Resubmit at JAERE
  • "Using Satellite Data to Fill the Gaps in the US Air Pollution Monitoring Network" with Alan Krupnick
    January 2019 moncoverage, Summary
    Press: E&E News, NPR Louisville, EDF Blog
  • "Residential Sorting and the Incidence of Local Public Goods: Theory and Evidence from Air Pollution"
    July 2017 pollsort, Summary
    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

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