Environmental Consequences of Government Policies​

I seek to measure pollution in innovative ways (Data & Maps) and study how policies affect pollution and carbon emissions, and subsequently, human health.

Refereed Journal

Shao, Qinglong, and Shiran Shen“When Reduced Working Time Harms the Environment: A Panel Threshold Analysis for EU-15, 1970-2010.” Journal of Cleaner Production 147 (2017): 319 – 329.

Working Paper

Shen, Shiran. “Accounting for the Cost of Climate Change-Induced Civil Conflict in Energy Modeling: A New Approach to Carbon Pricing.” The draft will become available soon.

Shen, Shiran, and Blane Wilson. “Where Can Clean Technology Help? Machine Learning to Identify Environmentally At-Risk Communities in the United States.”  View poster.

Works in Progress

“Air Pollution and Health Issues in Rural American West” (with Bruce E. Cain)