Research

Peer-reviewed publications

Wichman, Casey J., 2017, “Interpreting non-linear semi-elasticities in reduced-form climate damage estimation,” Climatic Change (conditionally accepted).

Eyer, Jonathan and Casey J. Wichman, 2017, “Does water scarcity shift the electricity generation mix toward fossil fuels? Empirical evidence from the United States,” Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. [pdf] [blog]

Hamilton, Timothy L. and Casey J. Wichman, 2017, “Bicycle infrastructure and traffic congestion: Evidence from DC’s Capital Bikeshare,” Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. [pdf] [blog]

Wichman, Casey J., 2017, “Information provision and consumer behavior: A natural experiment in billing frequency,” Journal of Public Economics, vol. 152, pp. 13-33. [pdf] [blog]

Wichman, Casey J. and Paul J. Ferraro, 2017. “A cautionary tale on using panel data estimators to measure program impacts,” Economics Letters, vol. 151, pp.82-90. [pdf] [blog]

Wichman, Casey J., 2016, “Incentives, green preferences, and private provision of impure public goods,Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, vol. 79, pp. 208-220. [pdf] [blog]

Wichman, Casey J., Laura O. Taylor, and Roger H. von Haefen, 2016, “Conservation policies: Who responds to price and who responds to prescription?Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, vol. 79, pp. 114-134. [pdf] [blog]

Wichman, Casey J., 2014, “Perceived price in residential water demand: Evidence from a natural experiment,Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, vol. 107, pp. 308-323. [pdf]

Working papers

“Using k-means clustering to estimate heterogeneous treatment effects: An application to water infrastructure failure (with Jacob LaRiviere and Brandon Cunningham) [RFF Discussion Paper 16-33]

> Undergoing revision

“Notching for free: Do cyclists reveal the value of time? (with Brandon Cunningham) [RFF Working Paper 17-17]

> Updated draft [version: 11/10/17]

“The effects of climate on leisure demand: Evidence from North America” (with Nathan Chan)

> Draft [version: 10/25/17]

Research in progress

“Becker versus the behavioralist: Using targeted messages to promote compliance with outdoor water restrictions,” (with Michael Price, Klaus Moeltner, Anita Castledine, and Shawn Stoddard)

“Water a ffordability in the U.S.” (with Diego Cardoso)

“The roles of price and persuasion on consumer behavior,” (with Danny Brent)

“Pro-social costs of carbon?” (with Nathan Chan)

“Learning to lease: Understanding information asymmetry in natural gas leasing,” (with Brandon Cunningham)

Other publications

“The strategic costs of carbon emissions: Global versus domestic policy considerations,” Resources, No. 195, Fall 2017.

Wichman, Casey J., “Information and environmental policy,” (dissertation abstract), Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 4, no. 1, 2017.

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Valuing Climate Damages: Updating Estimation of the Social Cost of Carbon Dioxide. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2017. (Contributing author).

Wichman, Casey J., “Book Review: Thirst for Power: Energy, Water, and Human Survival,Water Economics and Policy, 1680007, 2016.

California’s Water: Water for Cities,” (with Ellen Hanak, Ken Baerenklau, Alvar Escriva-Bou, Jay Lund, Kurt Schwabe, Newsha Ajami, J. R. DeShazo, David Mitchell, Jean-Daniel Saphores, and David Sedlak), Public Policy Institute of California, October 2016.

Water conservation policies: Prices versus restrictions.” Resources, No. 193, pp. 18-19, Fall 2016.

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Assessment of Approaches to Updating the Social Cost of Carbon: Phase 1 Report on a Near-Term Update. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2016. (Contributing author).

Commentary: Does bicycle infrastructure reduce traffic congestion?” Resources, No. 191, pp. 6-7, Winter 2016.

Williams III, Roberton C. and Casey J. Wichman, 2015, “Macroeconomic effects of carbon taxes,” in I. Parry, A. Morris, and R. Williams (eds.), Implementing a US Carbon Tax: Challenges and Debates, Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics.

“Technical assistance for sustainable urban water use,” (with Jeff Hughes , Mary Tiger, Shadi Eskaf, and Christine Boyle), Water Resources Research Institute of the University of North Carolina, 2012.

“An assessment of U.S. air quality policy: Past, present, and future,” Proceedings of the New York State Economics Association (2008), vol. 1, pp. 124-133.

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