Jeremy Weber


Jeremy Weber teaches and researches the policy and economics of environmental and energy issues. His work applies rigorous statistical analysis and draws from extensive policy experience, having worked as a research economist at a Federal statistical agency (the Economic Research Service) and as a chief economist at the White House (the Council of Economic Advisers).

Courses Taught

  • Causal Inference
  • Environmental Economics and Policy
  • Contemporary US Energy Policy

    Education & Training

  • PhD in Agricultural and Applied Economics
Recent Publications
  • “How Should We Think about Environmental Policy and Jobs? An Analogy with Trade Policy and an Illustration from U.S. Coal Mining”, Review of Environmental Economics and Policy 14(1): 44-66, 2020.
  • “How Local Economic Conditions Affect School Finances, Teacher Quality, and Student Achievement: Evidence from the Texas Shale Boom” with J. Marchand, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 39(1): 36-63, 2020.
  • “Fracking and Radon: Spurious Correlation or Cause for Concern?” with K. Black and S. McCoy, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 95: 255-273, 2019.
  • “A Quantitative Description of State-Level Taxation of Oil and Gas Production in the Continental U.S.” with Yongsheng Wang and Maxwell Chomas, Energy Policy 96: 289-301, 2016.
Research Interests
  • Quantitative methods for policy analysis
  • Environmental and energy economics and policy
  • Natural resources and local well-being