Research

Published Papers

  

Paying for Expertise: The Effect of Experience on Reinsurance Demand with J. Tyler Leverty and Kenny Wunder,  Journal of Risk and Insurance,  Vol 88, Issue 3: 727-756, 2021. 

Optimizing Forecast-based Actions for Extreme Rainfall Events with Jonathan Lala (lead author), Juan Bazo, and Paul Block. Climate Risk Management, Vol 34 (2021) 100374

Working Papers

  

Does Getting Forecasts Earlier Matter? Evidence from Advisory Lead Times and Vehicle Crashes (Revision requested at American Economic Journal: Economic Policy)

(Earlier version titled 'The Value of Forecast Improvements: Evidence from Advisory Lead Times and Vehicle Crashes')

Past presentations: Stanford Preparing for a Changing Climate Conference, April 2023, Stanford, CA; Midwest Economic Association (MEA) Annual Meeting, March-April 2023, Cleveland, Ohio; Colorado University Environmental & Resource Economics Workshop 2022, Vail, CO; Western Economic Association (WEAI) Annual Meeting 2022, Portland, OR (Virtual); American Risk and Insurance Association (ARIA) Annual Meeting 2022, Long Beach, CA.

Forecast-based Financing for Risk Mitigation (2022)

Past presentations: American Risk and Insurance Association (ARIA) Annual Meeting 2023, Washington, DC.

Weather Stations and Agricultural Productivity: Evidence from Historical Data in the US (with Honglin Li) (Working paper coming soon!)

Past Presentations: Midwest Economic Association (MEA) Annual Meeting, March-April 2023, Cleveland, Ohio; Eastern Economic Association (EEA) Annual Meetings, February 2023, New York, NY

Implications of Forecast Improvements for Insurance Demand (Working paper coming soon!)

Research in Progress

  

Determinants of Risk Mitigation Actions: Evidence from Public Advisories and COVID-Induced Shocks (with Mark Browne and Xiao (Joyce) Lin)

Weather Forecasts and Industrial Profitability: Evidence from Monsoon Forecasts and Industry Survey in India (with Maulik Jagnani)