Current Research

In April 2014, the city of Flint, Michigan switched its drinking water supply from the Detroit water system to the Flint River as a temporary means to ease the city's financial troubles. This change in water supply unknowingly caused a major health crisis in the city. 

Economic Effects of Environmental Crises: Evidence from Flint, Michigan

Peter Christensen
David Keiser
Gabriel Lade

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Evaluating the impact of a speed limit change in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Renato Vieira
Elena Lee
Abhisek Banerjee
Surya Tadigadapa
Amanda Ang


Unlocking Amenities: Complementarities in Public Goods Consumption

Peter Christensen
David Albouy


The Price of Powder: Estimating the demand for snow in the Airbnb market

Peter Christensen
Bryan Parthum

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Can machine learning reduce the gap between projected and realized returns in energy efficiency programs?

Peter Christensen
Erica Myers


Machine learning and policy counterfactuals in housing market hedonics

Peter Christensen
Alex Stevens