He is a Theme Leader for the Climate & Environment Program at PEDL (CEPR), a research affiliate of IZA, the CESifo Network, and the IGC, and a research associate at the Center for Economic Performance, and the CAGE Research Centre.
Jonathan is an environmental economist, who also works in the area of growth and development economics. His research combines data with insights from economic theory and environmental science to better understand how economic activity and the environment influence one another.
How we can manage natural assets and liabilities in a way that maximizes global economic potential?
How does environmental quality affect poverty, economic opportunity, and inequality?
What are the causes of environmental inequality?
What are the environmental and economic consequences of environmental policies and regulations?
Please see my research statement for more details.
My paper "Does Pricing Carbon Mitigate Climate Change? Firm-Level Evidence from the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme" (joint with Ralf Martin, Mirabelle Muuls, and Ulrich Wagner) has been accepted for publication at The Review of Economic Studies!
My paper "Access to Guns in the Heat of the Moment: More Restrictive Gun Laws Mitigate the Effect of Temperature on Violence" (joint with Jennifer Doleac) has been accepted for publication at The Review of Economics and Statistics!