Evan Herrnstadt

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Evan Herrnstadt

Job Market Candidate

  • Fields of Study
    • Environmental and Energy
      Industrial Organization
  • About

    Evan Herrnstadt is a Ph.D. candidate in economics with interests at the junction of environmental/energy economics and industrial organization. His work focuses on the strategic response of firms to environmental standards and regulations. His job market paper explores the potential impact of environmental objectives on competition for government contracts and empirically estimates this effect in the context of natural resource extraction. Other ongoing work examines the role of asymmetric information in the structure of oil and gas leasing contracts, developer responses to the design of green building standards, and the causal effect of traffic congestion on the cost of automobile accidents. Prior to entering graduate school, Evan received a B.S. in economics and political science from the University of Iowa and worked as a research assistant at Resources for the Future in Washington, D.C.

    Dissertation Abstract

    Conservation Versus Competition? Environmental Objectives in Government Contracting  — Job Market Paper

    References

    Ryan Kellogg
    Department of Economics
    University of Michigan
    734.764.2371
    kelloggr@umich.edu
    Jeremy Fox
    Department of Economics
    University of Michigan
    734.330.2854
    jtfox@umich.edu
    Erich Muehlegger
    Department of Economics
    University of California, Davis
    617.335.6083
    emuehlegger@ucdavis.edu
    Catherine Hausman
    Ford School of Public Policy
    University of Michigan
    734.615.6951
    chausman@umich.edu
    Janet Gerson
    (Teaching Reference)
    Department of Economics
    University of Michigan
    734.764.2366
    jgerson@umich.edu