Jeremy Weber

Associate Professor, faculty, staff

I teach and research the policy and economics of environmental and energy issues. My 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