Assistant Professor of Economics - Iowa State University

Faculty Affiliate - Center for Agricultural and Rural Development

In January I will be joining the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell University.

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)

Air pollution reduces visitation at national parks (with David Keiser and Gabriel Lade)

Working papers

Costs of inefficient regulation: Evidence from the Bakken

Gabriel Lade and Ivan Rudik. 

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

Alex Hollingsworth and Ivan Rudik. Second revise and resubmit at JAERE.

Optimal climate policy when damages are unknown 

Ivan Rudik. Revise and resubmit at AEJ: Policy.

Tradable credit markets for intensity standards

Ivan Rudik. Revise and resubmit at Economic Modelling.


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

Lemoine, D. and I. Rudik. 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 I. Rudik. 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)

Outreach Publications

Efficient environmental regulation in the unconventional oil industry

Lade, G. and I. Rudik. 2017. CARD Agricultural Policy Review

Research needs and challenges in the FEW system: Coupling economic models with agronomic, hydrologic, and bioenergy models for sustainabile food, energy, and water systems

Kling, C.L., R.W. Arritt, G. Calhoun, D.A. Keiser, J.M. Antle, J.G. Arnold, M. Carriquiry, I. Chaubey, P. Christensen, B. Ganapathysubramanian, P. Gassman, W. Gutowski, T.W. Hertel, G. Hoogenboom, E. Irwin, M. Khanna, P. Mérel, D. Phaneuf, A. Plantinga, S. Polasky, P. Preckel,  S. Rabotyagov, I. Rudik, S. Secchi, A. Smith, A. Vanloocke, C. Wolter, W. Zhang, J.Zhao. 2016.  Working Paper 16-WP 563, March 2016, Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, Iowa State University.