me   Assistant Professor

  Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management

  Cornell University

  Environmental economics (undergrad)
  Environmental economics (masters)
  Dynamic optimization (Ph.D.)


Work in progress

Climate contagion: Temperature and growth in spatial general equilibrium

Gary Lyn, Ariel Ortiz-Bobea, Ivan Rudik

Economic development, abundance, and biodiversity

Cathy Kling, Yuanning Liang, Ivan Rudik, Eric Zou

Lead emissions and test scores

Alex Hollingsworth, Mike Huang, Ivan Rudik, Nick Sanders

The value of improving hurricane forecasts

Renato Molina and Ivan Rudik

Working papers

Conservation co-benefits from pollution regulation

Yuanning Liang, Ivan Rudik, Eric Zou, Alison Johnston, Amanda Rodewald, Cathy Kling

The effect of leaded gasoline on elderly mortality: Evidence from regulatory exemptions

Alex Hollingsworth and Ivan Rudik (conditionally accepted at AEJ: Policy)

Media: Energy Institute Blog


Costs of inefficient regulation: Evidence from the Bakken

Lade, G. and I. Rudik. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. 2020.

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Optimal climate policy when damages are unknown

Rudik, I. American Economic Journal: Economic Policy. 2020.

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

Hollingsworth, A. and I. Rudik. Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists. 2019.

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Air pollution and visitation at U.S. national parks

Keiser, D., G. Lade, and I. Rudik. Science Advances. 2018.

Media: Washington Post, New York Times, CNN, Associated Press, The Guardian, USA Today, and others.

Tradable credit markets for intensity standards

Rudik, I. Economic Modelling. 2018.

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Steering the climate system: Using inertia to lower the cost of policy

Lemoine, D. and I. Rudik. American Economic Review. 2017.

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Managing climate change under uncertainty: Recursive integrated assessment at an inflection point

Lemoine, D. and I. Rudik. Annual Review of Resource Economics. 2017.

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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, and R. S. J. Tol. Science. 2016.

Media: Futurity, Iowa Public Radio (River to River)