me   Ruth and William Morgan Assistant Professor of Applied Economics and Management

  Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management

  Cornell University

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


Work in progress

Spatial and sectoral targeting of climate policy

Derek Lemoine, Ivan Rudik, Weiliang Tan

The value of improving hurricane forecasts

Renato Molina, Ivan Rudik

Working papers

The economic effects of climate change in dynamic spatial equilibrium

Ivan Rudik, Gary Lyn, Weiliang Tan, Ariel Ortiz-Bobea

The economic geography of environmental regulation: Welfare and distributional impacts of the Clean Air Act

Alex Hollingsworth, Taylor Jaworski, Carl Kitchens, Ivan Rudik

Economic production and biodiversity in the United States

Yuanning Liang, Ivan Rudik, Eric Zou

Lead exposure reduces academic performance: Intensity, duration, and nutrition matter

Alex Hollingsworth, Mike Huang, Ivan Rudik, Nick Sanders

Media: The 74, Tradeoffs


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

Hollingsworth, A. and I. Rudik.
American Economic Journal: Economic Policy. 2021.

Media: Energy Institute Blog, Innovation Frontier Project, AEA Chart of the Week, Econofact, Vox
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Conservation co-benefits from pollution regulation: Evidence from birds

Liang, Y., I. Rudik, E. Zou, A. Johnston, A. Rodewald, C. Kling.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2020.

Media: Audubon, PNAS Podcast, Forbes, Smithsonian
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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, 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)