Estimating worldwide benefits from improved bananas resistant to Fusarium Tropical Race 4
(with Felipe de Figueredo Silva, Freddy Magdama, Matthew D. Potts, Ramon Leonardo Espinel Martinez, and David Zilberman).
Journal of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (JAAEA). Early Access (2023). Link Here.
Putting a price on popularity: Evidence from superstars in the National Basketball Association
Economic Inquiry 60(3), 1357-81 (2022). Link Here. Ungated Version (preprint). [Sample Replication].
The impact of policy timing on the spread of COVID-19
(with Moshe Elitzur, Zeljko Ivezic, and David Zilberman). Infectious Disease Modeling 6, 942-54 (2021). Link Here.
The political economy of COVID-19
(with Jacob Lefler and David Zilberman). Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy 44: 477-88. (2021). Link Here. AEPP Press Release.
Higher sugar-sweetened beverage retail prices after taxation in Oakland and San Francisco
(with Jennifer Falbe, Matthew Lee, Nadia Rojas, Alberto Ortega Hinojosa, and Kristine Madsen). American Journal of Public Health 110(7), 1017-23 (2020). Link Here.
Willingness to pay vs. willingness to vote: consumer and voter avoidance of genetically modified foods
(with Gina Waterfield and David Zilberman). American Journal of Agricultural Economics 102(2), 505-24 (2020). Link Here. ARE Update Article.
(with Moshe Elitzur and David Zilberman). Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 111: 103807 (2020). Link Here.
Recycling policies, behavior and convenience: Survey evidence from the CalRecycle program
(with Peter Berck, Gabriel Englander, Samantha Gold, Shelley He, Janet Horsager, Molly Sears, Andrew Stevens, Carly Trachtman, Rebecca Taylor, and Sofia B. Villas Boas). Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy 43(2), 641-58 (2020). Link Here.
The future of autonomous vehicles: lessons from the literature on technology adoption
(with Ben Gordon, Feras El-Zarwi, Joan Walker, and David Zilberman). Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy 41(4), 583-597 (2019). Link Here.
Soda wars: The effect of a soda tax election on university beverage sales
(with Becca Taylor, Sofia B. Villas Boas, and Kevin Jung). Economic Inquiry 57(3), 1480-96 (2019). Link Here. Ungated Version (preprint). ARE Update Article.
[press: KCBS Radio, Berkeley News, AusTaxPolicy Blog, Breakthroughs Magazine]
The political economy of labeling
(with David Zilberman and Ben Gordon). Food Policy 78, 6-13 (2018). Link Here.
Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications
Selected Conference Publications
The economic value of superstars: Evidence from secondary marketplace and television ratings data from the National Basketball Association
Accepted Paper at the 13th Annual MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, March 1-2, 2019. Conference Version Here. Winner of Best Poster Award. [press: Outside the Lines (interview below), MIT Sloan Management Review, Business Insider, NBC Sports, The Action Network]
Preferences for GMOs: Do purchasing patterns differ from voting behavior?
(with Gina Waterfield and David Zilberman). ARE Update (2019). Link Here.
Lessons from Berkeley's sugar-sweetened beverage election and tax
(with Becca Taylor and Sofia B. Villas Boas). ARE Update (2019). Link Here.
Did Zion's 'shoe explosion' actually impact Nike's value?
Fansided: Nylon Calculus (2019). Link Here.
The cost of delaying approval of Golden Rice
(with Justus Wesseler and David Zilberman). ARE Update (2014). Link Here.
The political economy of biofuel
(with Gal Hochman, Eunice Kim, and David Zilberman). Choices (2014). Link Here.
An overview of California's agricultural adaptation to climate change
(with David Zilberman). ARE Update (2014). Link Here.