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Assistant Professor of Economics - Iowa State University

Faculty Affiliate - Center for Agricultural and Rural Development

Contact: irudik@iastate.edu

Work in progress

Breaking the binds of conjugacy: Calibrating belief dynamics in the economics of climate change (with Derek Lemoine and Max Rosenthal)

Interacting climate risks (with Diego Cardoso)

Pollution at national parks (with David Keiser and Gabriel Lade)

Costs of inefficient regulation: Evidence from the Bakken (with Gabriel Lade)

Working papers

External impacts of local energy policy: The case of renewable portfolio standards 

Alex Hollingsworth and Ivan Rudik. Revise and resubmit at Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists.

Optimal climate policy when damages are unknown 

Ivan Rudik. Revise and resubmit at American Economic Journal: Economic Policy.

Publications

Managing Climate Change Under Uncertainty: Recursive Integrated Assessment at an Inflection Point 

Lemoine, D. and Rudik, I. 2017. Annual Review of Resource Economics 9:117–142.

[open access version] [replication code]

Steering the Climate System: Using Inertia to Lower the Cost of Policy

Lemoine, D. and Rudik, I. 2017. American Economic Review 107(10):2947–57.

[open access version] [replication code]

Opportunities for Advances in Climate Change Economics 

Burke, M., M. Craxton, C. D. Kolstad, C. Onda, H. Allcott, E. Baker, L. Barrage, R. Carson, K. Gillingham, J. Graff-Zivin, M. Greenstone, S. Hallegatte, W.M. Hanemann, G. Heal, S. Hsiang, B. Jones, D. L. Kelly, R. Kopp, M. Kotchen, R. Mendelsohn, K.Meng, G. Metcalf, J. Moreno-Cruz, R. Pindyck, S. Rose, I. Rudik, J. Stock, R. S. J. Tol. 2016. Science 352 (6283):292–93.

Media: ISU News Release, Futurity, Iowa Public Radio (River to River)