Political Pollution Cycles

Book Project

Political Pollution Cycle: The Inconvenient Truth and How to Break It. Table of contents available upon request.

Working Papers

“The Inconvenient Truth of the Political Pollution Cycle: Theory and Evidence from Chinese Prefectures.” Job Market Paper.

  • Winner of the 2017 Paul A. Sabatier Award. Awarded by the American Political Science Association for the best paper on science, technology, and environmental politics presented at APSA 2016.
  • Winner of the 2018 Malcolm Jewell Award. Award by the Southern Political Science Association for the best graduate student paper presented at SPSA 2017.

“Failing Great Expectations: How Local Incentives Undermine Sustainable Energy Transformation in China.” Invited for submission to Energy Research & Social Science.

Works in Progress

“Electoral Incentives and Air Pollution Control in the American States.”

“City Mayors and Air Quality in Mexico.”

“Discourse on Climate Change: Evidence from Textual Analysis of U.S. Governor Speeches”